In the next five years, GF wants to become a sustainability leader through

  • offering high-value sustainable products and solutions
  • driving circular economy
  • fostering a diverse, engaging and safe working environment
  • collaborating with stakeholders along the value chain

Therefore 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 and is 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

Values & Purpose

A shared corporate culture forms the foundation for sustainable corporate development – and is all the more important with growing internationalization.