As a mid-sized, family-run group of companies, the bilstein group has always taken its social and ecological responsibility seriously. For us, however, sustainability is more than just a mandatory obligation: we want to align all our actions with it over the coming years.

Sustainability will play a role in every important operational decision because, as a family company, we know that only sustainable business processes have a future. This future has already begun in the bilstein group. Below, you will find many examples of our projects on the road to sustainability.

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Our Holistic Approach Towards Sustainability

For us, sustainability is more than just reducing the carbon footprint of a product. As we work towards becoming a more sustainable company, we try to cover the entire scope of the issue.

From our perspective, sustainability is comprised of three key components:

  • Economy - this involves the production of high-quality and durable products that take equal account of environmental protection and affordable mobility
  • Ecology - this means a focus on processes and structures that conserve resources as much as possible
  • Social Aspects - these focus on appropriate wages and working conditions along the entire supply chain

Sustainability is therefore not limited to producing the smallest possible carbon footprint but also to creating long-term jobs with decent working conditions and living wages. For us, however, sustainable production also means manufacturing products using economically viable processes that minimize negative impacts on the environment - all while conserving energy and natural resources.