Sustainability at Kettelhack
We take responsibility for ensuring that tomorrow’s generations also have a future worth living for. Working together for a “good tomorrow”: that is the mission we actively pursue – on all levels and in all areas of the company.
EMAS Environmental Statement
As a registered company in the EMAS register, we are obliged to publish an environmental statement. → Here are all the details from our current environmental statement.
Good Tomorrow: Sustainability at Kettelhack
Working together for a “good tomorrow”: This is our mission, and we are committed to it – at all levels and in all areas of the company.
Good Tomorrow stands for joint action for a sustainable future, without disregarding knowledge and experience from the past. We take responsibility for ensuring that tomorrow’s generations also have a future worth living for.
As an independent family business, we are very familiar with long-term planning and responsible action. In doing so, we focus equally on the environmental performance of our company and on the quality of our products and processes.
High-quality raw fabric from long-standing partners!
We buy about a third of our raw fabric from just next door: At a weaving mill that belonged to our company until 2011 and is only two rolling gates away. We source the rest from long-standing partners in Turkey or Pakistan.
The independently controlled Fairtrade label stands for the support of small farmers and workers in the producing countries. In this way, Fairtrade aims to improve the lives of all people involved in the production of a Fairtrade-certified textile – from the cotton field to the clothes hanger.
Numbers, data, facts
Whether it’s energy consumption per machine hour or the balancing of waste volumes – key figures are indispensable for our
→ environmental management system.
- of which 98.5 % treated well water.
- of which 87 % gas and 13 % electricity
- thereof 0.2 % hazardous waste
Not all chemistry is the same …
At Kettelhack, the selection and use of the necessary chemicals are carried out with special care and consideration of ecological standards.
CO2 Footprint – more than just a number
The carbon footprint adds an important component to other key figures: The environmental impact of factors only becomes clear through this consideration.
Our 29 sustainability ambassadors are an important part of our sustainable corporate culture. From apprentices to management, employees from different company divisions are involved – and thus good multipliers for the topic of sustainability.