ESG targets

GF is a sustainability and innovation leader providing superior customer value. GF's Strategy 2025 fully incorporates the Sustainability Framework. 

The Sustainability Framework 2025 consists of three focus areas: Product Portfolio, Climate & Resources, and People & Well-being. A clear long-term ambition was set for each of these areas, supported by eight goals and quantitative targets.


Innovate products and solutions for a sustainable lifecycle

Product Portfolio

70% of sales with social or environmental benefits
Good Health and Well-being
Clean Water and Sanitation
Affordable and Clean Energy
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Climate Action

& Resources

Decouple resource consumption from growth

CO2e emissions

Reduce absolute CO2e footprint by 21%


Reduce water intensity by 20% in high stress areas


Reduce waste intensity by 20% sent to landfill or incineration

Supply chain

Perform sustainability assessments for 80% of procurement spend
Clean Water and Sanitation
Affordable and Clean Energy
Responsible Consumption and Production
Climate Action
Partnerships for the Goals

& Well-being

Pursue a diverse, engaging and safe work place

Diversity and inclusion

25% of newly appointed managers are women

Employee engagement

At least 80% recommend GF as an employer of choice

Health and safety

Reduce accident rate by 30%
Quality Education
Gender Equality
Clean Water and Sanitation
Decent Work & Economic Growth

ESG ratings

GF's performance concerning the implementation of relevant ESG topics is regularly assessed by independent rating agencies. The assessment also serves to continuously develop sustainability management at GF.


ESG Risk Rating:    25.2 (Medium Risk)

Last Update:           29.03.2022 

Previous Rating:     25.3


Rating:                      AA

Last Update:            22.04.2022

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Quality Score1):        E: 1 S: 1 G: 2

Last Update:            03.12.2022                  

Previous Score:       E: 1 S: 1 G: 4       

S&P Global CSA (former: DJSI)

Score:                       60% (88th percentile)

Last Update:            20.11.2021

Previous Score:       33%              

CDP - Climate Change

Score:                        A-

Last Update:            07.12.2021

Previous Score:       A-    

CDP - Water Security

Score:                        A-

Last Update:            07.12.2021

Previous Score:       A-              



ESG Rating:             2.9 (44th percentile)

Last Update:            21.06.2021

Previous Score:       2.8                   

Vigeo Eiris

Score:                       48/100

Last Update:            Feb 2020

Previous Score:       42/100 (2018)                   

1) Higher E&S Disclosure = 1 - Lower E&S Disclosure = 10 Lower Governance Risk = 1 - Higher Governance Risk = 10 

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Lindsay Zingg

Head Corporate Sustainability

Georg Fischer AG

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Head Investor Relations / Chief Risk Officer

Georg Fischer AG

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