GF addresses the broad sphere of sustainability topics in its entire value chain. Please refer to the respective chapter in the Sustainability Report 2020 for a comprehensive description.

Impacting factors and influences

Availability of raw materials, technologies, required specialists
Pricing, regulatory frameworks, investor expectations
Complexity of customer needs and geographical distribution

Value chain

Materials & equipment sourcing

Key stakeholders

  • Suppliers
  • Regulators
Operational task where GF has direct control

Key stakeholders

  • Employees
  • Outsourcing partners
  • Investors
  • Regulators
  • Local communities
Sales/distribution of products & services

Key stakeholders

  • Logistic partners
  • Customers
  • Regulators
Product use and end-of-life management

Key stakeholders

  • Customers
  • Regulators
  • Industry and logistics partners
  • Local communities

The Corporation actively contributes to or supports eleven of the 17 United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Detailed descriptions of GF's contributions to the SDGs are provided in the Sustainability Report 2020.