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Knauf Industries unveils its new CSR Report 2023, – More than just words, actions – Continued No. 2!

Following on from its last two CSR reports, this new edition describes Knauf Industries as a whole, the actions taken and developments in 2022.


Knauf Industries is recognised worldwide in the fields of plastic packaging, polystyrene insulation and the manufacture of technical parts in expanded polystyrene (EPS) and expanded polypropylene (EPP). In response to current market trends, Knauf Industries stands out for its unrivalled expertise in the innovative use of these versatile materials.

This new Knauf Industries social responsibility report is in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda.

By signing the United Nations Global Compact in 2019, Knauf Industries has committed to respecting the ten founding principles grouped under four fundamental themes: human rights, working conditions, the environment and the fight against corruption.

It reflects the company’s deep commitment to sustainability, as well as to ethics and transparency. You will find a comprehensive roadmap setting out the company’s progress and objectives for a more sustainable future.

Knauf Industries’ new CSR report covers a wide range of topics and highlights the company’s achievements over the past year, including:

  • Circular economy: Knauf Industries continues to work actively to reduce its environmental impact by promoting the circular economy. The company strives to design sustainable products, minimise waste and encourage recycling, with the Knauf Circular® collection programme launched in 2020.
  • Its social commitment: Knauf Industries values its employees and is committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment. The CSR report highlights initiatives in skills development and training, equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Governance and ethics: Knauf Industries emphasises the importance of responsible corporate governance and business ethics. It implements policies and practices that ensure ethical conduct at all levels of the organisation.
  • Innovation and research with ID lab: Knauf Industries invests in research and development of cutting-edge technologies to create more sustainable solutions for its customers.
  • Tangible results: Knauf Industries’ CSR report outlines its tangible results and milestones achieved over the past year.

Notable achievements include:

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions: Knauf Industries has succeeded in reducing its CO2 emissions by using energy more efficiently and switching to renewable energy sources.
  • Designing sustainable products: The company has launched new products and materials designed to be lighter, reusable, incorporating recycled or renewable materials, etc.
  • Local commitment: Knauf Industries has stepped up its commitment to local communities by supporting social initiatives, while actively contributing to the recycling of expanded polystyrene (EPS) waste through its Knauf Circular® collection service.

These achievements show that Knauf Industries is putting its commitment into practice: More than just words, actions!

To find out more about Knauf Industries’ CSR objectives and initiatives, we invite you to consult the full report in the Documentations tab.

📢 Our third Corporate Social Responsibility report – More than just words, actions – continued N°2 is finally available – in digital format only 📲 !