ERJ staff report (LMH)
MalmÃ¶, Sweden - Polymer materials group, Hexpol has released its 2010 sustainability report, summarising the company's activities in sustainable development.
The Swedish company said its strategy for achieving its sustainable aims included the introduction of environmental management systems, improved energy efficiency, reduced risks arising from chemical products and transparent reporting of Hexpol's performance in terms of environmental and social responsibility.
In the report, the company stated that in terms of sustainability, it had started the Hexpol Leadership Development Programme, a comprehensive group wide programme designed to develop the skills of Hexpol employees. Hexpol also said that it carried out a number of programmes aimed at energy savings, phasing-out of hazardous chemicals and reduction of waste.
Hexpol reported net sales of 3 798 SEK in 2010, up 46 percent from the previous year, and made two major acquisitions - Elasto Group and Excel Polymers Group - which it said strengthened its position in the automotive industry.
Georg Brunstam, Hexpol ceo, said, â€œImportant objectives in 2011 include continued growth and efforts to generate new customer projects, in addition to determined efforts to integrate the Excel Polymers Group into our organisation.â€
He added, â€œWe will also continue to conduct proactive environmental work and to assume our social responsibility and contribute to the sustainable development of our society.â€
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