As an industrial company, we define standards and are guided by long-term values. Corporate responsibility includes financial transparency, open communication, being a socially responsible employer, and actions informed by environmental awareness. Good corporate governance underpins all of our business activities. 

Good corporate governance underpins all of our business activities. To assist the Board of Directors in their duties the Sustainability Committee advices on sustainability strategy, targets, initiatives, and legislation regarding ESG topics. For more information: Nomination and Sustainability Committee Charter and Organization and Business Rules 2020

Our business success is built around environmental and social awareness. We have two overarching priorities: our customers and our employees.

We want to offer our customers the best quality and maximum added value. We aim to stay at the cutting edge of development and innovation. As an organization encompassing a broad range of industries and cultures, we want to create a working environment characterized by mutual respect and motivation.

Safety is a high priority in every GF location. We define and implement safety standards, doing our utmost to ensure that there are zero workplace accidents.

We are proud of our long track record and reputation. We constantly invest in modernizing production facilities and office space, with a view to enhancing efficiency and further reducing our environmental impact.

GF’s social role and responsibilities extend far beyond our business activities. We deal with a wide variety of stakeholders and as a result address a wealth of sustainability issues within our value chain. We are always looking for new ways to be engaged.

The GF value chain at a glance

GF value chain
Sustainability Report 2018: Cover

Sustainability Report 2018

Have a look at GF's Sustainability Report 2018 and discover interesting facts and figures!

Our commitments

Annual reporting to CDP
A- score in 2020 Climate Change rating

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GF is a UN Global Compact participant.

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Johann Viljoen

Head of Corporate Sustainability

Georg Fischer AG

Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9

8201 Schaffhausen