SUSTAINABILITY
& COMMUNITY

Embedded in Our Culture

Sustainability at Victrex

Victrex is committed to creating and delivering sustainable benefits and solutions to our customers and our markets, alongside maximising our resource efficiency across our global footprint and being a responsible business.

Our strategy seeks to build on the benefits we already offer to our customers and our markets.

Our focus is on three key areas.

Sustainable Solutions

Develop and deliver sustainable polymer solutions that provide clear social and environmental benefits to society

VISION

Develop and deliver sustainable polymer solutions that provide clear social and environmental benefits to society.

2023 TARGETS

Save more CO2 than we produce

5 million-tonne reduction of CO2 in Aerospace and Automotive

12 million patients with PEEK-OPTIMA™ implanted globally

OVERVIEW

Our sustainable solutions area focuses on products and services which help our customers and markets, by providing sustainable environmental and social benefits.

Resource Efficiency

Maximise resource efficiency across the value chain

VISION

Maximize resource efficiency across the value chain

2023 TARGETS

50% reduction in CO2 per £ revenue

50% reduction in waste per £ revenue

 

OVERVIEW

While our sustainability credentials are strong, through lighter materials supporting CO2 savings, we have an impact on the environment through the resources and processes to make our products. 

Social Responsibility

Inspire the next generation by supporting science, technology,
engineering and mathseducation (‘STEM’)

VISION

Inspire the next generation by supporting science, technology, engineering and maths education (‘STEM’)

2023 TARGETS
10,000 employee hours (cumulative) supporting community activities
1,000 young people reached through education activities
50% of employees engaged on sustainability

 

OVERVIEW

Our focus is to inspire the next generation of talent by supporting science, engineering, technology and maths (`STEM´) education, alongside our commitment to employees and to the communities we operate in.

Partnerships to support our objectives

We partner with industry experts to drive a shared agenda to inspire the next generation. 

Safety, Health, Environment

Fulfilling our ambition to bring transformational solutions that address the world's material challenges relies on our people being safe and cared for and our operations being environmentally sustainable. 

Take care of each other

When we take care of each other we are more able to contribute to us being a productive, successful organisation and, most importantly, we are all able to go home without harm. 

Take care of the environment

When we take care of the environment and effectively manage our resources, we are more able to grow and be a sustainable business. 

Zero incidents, Zero accidents

Taking care of our safety and the environment is equally important whether we are at work or at home. It relies on us all behaving in the right way, drawing on our core behaviours to ensure we always do the right thing. 

VICTREX SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS

Victrex supports UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by enabling customers across our key markets to develop sustainable solutions that balances planet, perfomance and profitability