Tesa aims to operate climate neutrally by 2050

With this year’s Sustainability Report, Tesa presents its agenda for greater sustainability. The company considers sustainable action, production and management an essential aspect of its strategic perspective.

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As part of the joint initiative Together for Sustainability Image source: RoadLight - Pixabay (symbol image).

Last year, Tesa hailed ‘sustainable growth’ as a key component of its corporate strategy. According to the company, the core element is the new ‘Sustainability Agenda’. It shall serve as a blueprint to align the Tesa business responsibly as well as holistically along the entire value chain. Subdivided into the areas Environment, Customers, and Society, the agenda contains specific goals and measures that are clearly explained in the 48-page Sustainability Report 2020.

Climate neutrality by 2050

“We’ve come a good step closer to our goal of operating climate-neutrally by 2050: Between 2018 and 2020, we managed to reduce our energy-related CO2 emissions by 23%,” explains Dr. Norman Goldberg. Since the end of 2020, all tesa offices and production locations worldwide receive 100% of their electricity from renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind energy or hydropower. Moreover, in 2020 we joined the initiative ‘Business Ambition for 1.5° C’,” says the Tesa CEO. With it, the multinational company commits to align its business activities with limiting the global temperature increase to 1.5° C and implementing suitable measures for this purpose. Only approx. 400 leading corporations worldwide have committed to this agreement.

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