TOGETHER, WE BUILD A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES

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GLOBAL WARMING
  • With current trends we can expect an increase of +3,5 to +4,5°C by 2100 which is far from the 1,5°C target set in Paris.*
  • An increase above 2°C means 2-3 times worse impact (floods, fire, storms, drought,...) than 1,5°C.

U.N. World Meteorological Organization

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PLASTIC WASTE
  • By 2050 the oceans will contain more plastic than fish.*
  • More than 8M Tons of plastic are leaked into Oceans every year.
  • 83% of tested tap water contain microplastic.**

Ellen MacArthur Foundation
** The guardian, Plastic Fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

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POVERTY HOUSING
  • Harmful exposure to chemicals causes at least 4,9 million death/Y.*
  • Globally, 1,6 billion people have no access to adequate shelter.**
  • By 2030, the UN estimates that 40% of the world's population will lack adequate housing.**

* WHO
** The United Nations

BUILDING INDUSTRY:

The key to a sustainable future
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  • Every day buildings are being built and our cities grow larger. The building stock is set to double by 2050.
  • Globally, the built environment accounts for almost 40% of total CO2 emissions.*
  • Building will play a key role in fighting climate change.

* 2019 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction, Global alliance for buildings and construction, UN

OUR STRATEGY

Ceresit LP Sustainability Graphic Commitments.
CO2 REDUCTION
  • Become climate positive in operation by 2040
  • Reduce carbon footprint of our raw materials
  • Support homeowners to reduce their CO2 emissions
CIRCULAR ECONOMY
  • Make our packaging recyclable or reusable
  • Maximize the share of recycled plastic in our packaging
SAFE HOMES
  • Provide a safe home for families in need
  • Develop products with very low emissions
  • Reduce harmful substances
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