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We take our responsibilities very seriously.

MULTIVAC stands for technology, efficiency, reliability and quality. We have a deeply-felt commitment to the well-being of people and the environment. This shapes both our thinking and actions. We always strive to offer our customers excellent products - also in terms of sustainability.

This is what actions we are taking to achive our sustainability goals.

In order to ascertain our current carbon footprint and set strategic and realistic goals for the future, we have undergone a CO2 assessment. As a result, we have been able to set our carbon footprint reduction commitment:

Installation of solar panels, with the goal to reduce our energy consumption by 50%

Supporting global sustainability projects, such as The Ocean Cleanup.

We have implemented a salary sacrafice scheme for electric cars and a cycle-to-work initiative, to encourage employees to use more sustainable transport.

On-site electrical vehicle charging points at MULTIVAC UK HQ and an electric car scheme through salary sacrafice for employees.

Smarter control over international travel.

Utilisation of Smart Services and the Smart Consumption Monitoring, allowing our cusotmers to monitor and reduce their own carbon footprint.

We measure both our direct and indirect CO2 emissions to guarantee transparency outside of our own business area.

This is what we have achived so far at MULTIVAC UK.



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We measure both our direct and indirect CO2 emissions to guarantee transparency outside of our own business area.

The MULTIVAC sustainability strategy

We are taking significant steps to act sustainably within our company – for the benefit of people and the planet.

Our vision

As an internationally active company, we see ourselves as being responsible for contributing to the preservation of a livable environment for future generations - both socially and ecologically. Our goal is to reduce and eliminate our negative environmental and social impact. We place great importance on the impact of our business – both within our own business activity and beyond. We strive to consistently act in the spirit of Agenda 2030 and to make a positive contribution.

Our understanding of sustainability

The Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda-2030) adopted by the UN in 2015 strive for a future-proof world. A core element is the Action Plan for People, Planet and Prosperity. The sustainability objectives are directed at politics, business and society. Each of us can make a significant contribution to this.

As a market-leading company in the packaging industry, we have a clear understanding of sustainability. We aim to reconcile environmental protection, business success and social responsibility. We are deeply committed to achieving these objectives.

As a company with 13 international production sites and thousands of customers worldwide, we have a significant influence within the framework of sustainable development. It also means that a healthy environment and social justice are prerequisites for the economic stability of our business.

Our strategy

Preserving the environment and resources is deeply rooted in our strategy, our company culture and all our business activity. Our strategic approach follows four clearly defined stages:

For us, "avoiding" implies avoiding waste and fully exploiting potential for savings. We strive to eliminate any negative impact on the environment and society along the entire added value chain. Here, we focus both on the energy sector and on the development of our products.

We equate "reducing" with an increase in efficiency. We are reducing the energy consumption of our infrastructure, for example, by increasing the share of self-generating energy. When we develop our products, we also make sure to consume less material and resources.

To us, "procuring sustainably" means responsible resource procurement along the entire supply chain. We always search for the best sources that match our awareness and understanding of sustainability. This also applies to the procurement of energy derived from renewable energy to the greatest possible extent. We prefer to rely on transparent and regional collaboration.

Certain negative effects on the environment are unavoidable due to our business activities. We are consistently striving to reduce our carbon footprint by offsetting our emissions through compensating projects.

Our four spheres of activity

We primarily focus on areas where we have the greatest possible influence.


1. Infrastructure

When we think about sustainability, the ongoing development of our infrastructure plays a significant role. Climate change will have a long-term impact on our infrastructure. MULTIVAC is focusing on limiting any negative consequences with foresight. These include the reduction of CO2 emissions, the economical use of water and energy, and the minimization of waste. Reducing traffic is also a key aspect here.


2. Products

MULTIVAC processing and packaging solutions make a significant contribution to sustainable development. They protect the products developed and marketed in the food, medical and consumer sectors. Thanks to its impact on extending shelf life, good packaging means that less food is wasted. Sustainability begins with product development and continues in our forward-looking machines and packaging concepts.


3. Company policy

For us, sustainability means responsible business activity that complies with all legal practices and runs throughout the entire company. Our basic principles for sustainable company policy are a duty of care, transparency, the upholding of our values, and compliance with regulations. As an internationally leading manufacturer of processing and packaging solutions, we are very open to new knowledge and contribute to a positive perspective in the sector thanks to our innovations and sustainable business activity.


4. Social commitment

We assume social responsibility. And this is very much in line with our sustainable business activity and commercial success. As a globally operating company, we want to make a contribution to society at local, national and international levels along the entire added value chain. Our support extends from the support of local kindergartens to educational, sport and leisure facilities, and all the way through to a social support project in Uganda.

MULTIVAC is one of 50 Climate Leaders.



Code of Conduct

We have defined and compiled the internal standards and specifications of the MULTIVAC Group in our Code of Conduct.

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Eco power certificate

Purchase of eco power exclusively from renewable energy plants

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EcoVadis certificate

Certification from EcoVadis, an internationally recognized rating agency for sustainability assessments.

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Certificate - ISO 14001

Certification for the implementation and maintenance of an environmental management system in accordance with the above standard

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Sustainability report

Our first sustainability report based on the standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

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MULTIVAC partners and alliances

We work with several partners who are as committed to sustainability as we are. Together, we work towards leaving the smallest possible carbon footprint. To ensure a world that is livable for future generations.


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