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    Sustainable Development Goals

     

    We contribute directly to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) nos. 13, 7, 3, 12, and 8.
    Partnerships and alliances with academia, customers, peers and suppliers are important levers to achieve our vision.

    UN SDG MATERIALITY SOLUTIONS OPERATIONS
    SDG 13 - Climate action

     

    High

    We have the technologies needed to transform renewable electricity, biomass, and waste into green hydrogen, green ammonia, and zero-emission fuels and chemicals.

    We strive for net-zero operations within this decade.

    We seek to continuously strengthen our resilience to physical climate risks.

    SDG 3 - Good health and well-being

     

    High

    Our catalysts reduce – and in some cases also eliminate - air emissions such as sulfur, SOx and NOx from industry, for the benefit of public health.

    Our global operations involve potential safety risks for our employees, suppliers, customers, contractors and communities. We aspire to ‘Zero Harm’ and do not compromise on safety.

    SDG 12 - Responsible consumption and production

     

    High

    Our carbon emission reduction technologies contribute to a more sustainable production of fuels and chemicals. We are also involved in converting used plastics to new plastics.

    We work hard to ensure that our conduct is economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable.

    SDG 7 - Affordable and clean energy

     

    High

    We have the technologies needed to transform renewable electricity into green hydrogen, green ammonia, and zero-emission fuels and chemicals.

    We strive for net-zero operations within this decade, which includes transitioning to renewable energy.

    SDG 8 - Decent work and economic growth

     

    Medium  

    We contribute directly and indirectly to economic and community development through employment, taxes, working conditions, and donations.

    We respect human & labor rights and strive to uphold these in our global operations.

    SDG 17 - Partnerships for the goals

     

    Medium

    Partnerships and alliances with academia, customers, peers and suppliers are important levers to achieve our company vision and for the world to fulfil the Paris Agreement and achieve the SDGs.

    We prioritize engagement with stakeholders who we impact through our operations.

    SDG 11 - Sustainable cities and communities

     

    High

    Our catalysts and catalytic filters help minimize air emissions such as sulfur, SOx and NOx, for the benefit of public health.

    We work hard to ensure that our conduct is economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable.

    SDG 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure

     

    High

    Our 80 years of investment in R&D enables us to provide new, innovative solutions and technologies that increase the efficiency and sustainability of the chemical and fuel industries.

    Topsoe annually reinvests 8-9% of its revenue in R&D. We actively contribute to knowledge generation and sharing through collaboration with universities and research institutions.

    SDG 6 - Clean water and sanitation

     

    Medium

     

    We manage and reduce our water consumption, recycle and re-use where possible within our production processes, and clean wastewater before discharge to prevent potential water contamination.

    SDG 14 - Life below water

     

    Medium  

    We have processes and systems in place to monitor and manage our environmental footprint incl. emissions control and prevention of environmental incidents.

    SDG 15 - Life on land

     

    Medium  

    We have processes and systems in place to monitor and manage our environmental footprint, incl. emissions control and prevention of environmental incidents.

    SDG 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions

     

    Medium  

    We lead our company based on good governance practices and have implemented governance and business structures to ensure that our customers, owners, business partners and other stakeholders can always trust us.

    SDG 4 - Quality education

     

    Medium  

    Every year, we allocate 0.1% of our annual revenue to global and local donations, incl. support of education. We fund university grants and scholarships and make contributions toward quality education within STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in primary and secondary schools.

    SDG 10 - Reduced inequalities

     

    Low  

    Topsoe has zero tolerance on harassment and discrimination guided by our Code of Conduct and iterated through our Anti-Harassment Policy. We expect the same of our suppliers.

    SDG 5 - Gender inequality

     

    Low  

    Topsoe strives for a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone thrives and where we can harness the business benefits of different perspectives, backgrounds and experiences.

    SDG 2 - Zero hunger

     

    Low

    Our catalysts and technologies are used globally in the production of ammonia for fertilizers, which is critical for the world's food production.

    We contribute directly and indirectly to economic and community development around the world through employment and taxes.

    SDG 1 - No poverty

     

    Low  

    We contribute directly and indirectly to economic and community development around the world through employment and taxes.

    UN Sustainable Goals

    We impact all the United Nations’
    Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
    Partnerships and alliances with academia,
    customers, peers and suppliers are
    important levers to achieve our vision

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