Our focus areas

Responsibility at all levels

Sekab’s operations impact people and the environment throughout the value chain; from the choice of raw materials and  production, to distribution and end use. We conduct our business in a long-term and responsible manner. In dialogue with customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders, we focus on the issues and areas where we can make a difference and where our sustainability efforts contribute to making a positive impact.

Sekab´s focus areas are:

  • Employees
  • Responsible business
  • Climate and energy
  • Social responsibility

Seven selected goals

THROUGH OUR EXPERTISE and type of business we have the opportunity to contribute to seven of the UN’s global sustainability goals. These are numbers 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, and 14. Within our
four focus areas of operations, we actively work to align with the sustainability goals relevant to each area. See also below.

Sustainable Development Goals

Focus area

Employees

  • Safe work environment
  • Gender equality and diversity
  • Skills supply and skills development

Goals and performance indicators

  • Safety goal
  • Sick leave
  • Continued high value in employee surveys

Sustainable Development Goals

Focus area

Responsible business

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Responsibility in the supply chain

Goals and performance indicators

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Annual turnover
  • Percentage of completed supplier qualifications

Sustainable Development Goals

Focus area

Climate and energy

  • Renewable products and technology
  • Energy use
  • Air emissions
  • Water emissions

Goals and performance indicators

  • 100 % bio-based and renewable raw materials and inputs
  • Proportion of renewable energy
  • Amount of TOC to air and water
  • CO2-reduction

Sustainable Development Goals

Focus area

Corporate social responsibility

  • Advocacy work
  • Technology development

Goals and performance indicators

  • Active participation in public dialogue
  • Increased visibility for Sekab and its representatives

Employees

Sekab’s most important asset is our employees. Therefore, it is crucial that we attract new colleagues as well as retain and develop existing ones. Our attractiveness is built on collaboration, gender equality, diversity, and a strong set of values. Three selected qualities that permeate our actions, our recruitment, and our approach are commitment, trust, and creativity.

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Responsible Business

As the chemical industry faces increasing pressure to find sustainable feedstock solutions, being solution-oriented becomes imperative. With proven expertise in producing chemicals from bio-based raw materials, Sekab offers current and prospective customers partnerships for change.

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Climate and Energy

As a sustainability-focused entity, we bear a significant responsibility to practice what we preach. Our products contribute to achieving climate goals, and our own processes strive to be resource-efficient and renewable.

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Social responsibility

An entire chemical industry in great need of transformation needs to be challenged. Sekab takes its position as an experienced green pioneer very seriously. By disseminating knowledge and asking questions that need to be answered at every level of the value chain, Sekab strengthens its role while driving the transformation forward.

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