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 12.5%


Reduce water intensity by 20% in high stress areas


Reduce waste 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 female

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
Affordable and Clean Energy

For more details on the general ambition, the targets and the GF's sustainability roadmap, please refer to the chapter in the Sustainability Report 2020.

More details on the target achievement is available in the Sustainability Report 2020: Sustainability Targets 2020 – Sustainability Report 2020 (