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“We accelerate change to ensure a more sustainable future.
Building on our key technologies and our strong, innovative culture, we empower
our customers and our people to build a better world for this and coming generations.”

Our sustainability strategy

The sustainability strategy is divided into four main areas – caring, committed, circularity and climate - reflecting the environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues where we can contribute most by improvement.

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Sustainable solutions

Our technologies within heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling enable responsible use of natural resources​, reduced environmental impact on industrial processes, improved energy efficiency and heat recovery, better water treatment and reduced emissions. In other words, sustainability is at the core of our business.

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As a part of the Swedish delegation to the UN climate change conference COP28 in UAE, Alfa Laval has once again joined the global effort to accelerate the transition to net-zero emissions by 2050. The company's primary focus was the ongoing systemic shift in the industries our societies depend on. This means fast-tracking the energy transition and decreasing emissions in the energy, food, water and marine industries.

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Optimizing today, innovating for the future

The past few years have taught us many things, but perhaps the most important learning is that change is the only constant in our world. Alfa Laval is positioned to play an essential role in transforming the fossil economy into a sustainable, decarbonized, open and inclusive world. You can read more about our progress in sustainability in the Sustainability Report 2023, part of the Annual Report:

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Contribution to the UN Global Goals

The United Nations has adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, known as Global Goals, that world leaders have pledged to achieve. Cross-sector collaboration between civil society, academia and the business community is key to achieve these goals. Alfa Laval’s core business is strongly contributing to the achievement of many of the Global Goals.

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Accelerating sustainable solutions

Imagine a more sustainable world. A world in which less is needed to produce even more. A world in which we efficiently meet our growing energy needs and at the same time reduce CO2 emissions. Imagine a world where we can harness the power of natural resources while preserving them. At Alfa Laval, we don't just imagine this world. We build it together with our customers and our partners.

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Carbon neutrality by working together

Alfa Laval has long had a clear focus on reducing our carbon footprint, and it is now a cornerstone of our sustainability strategy.

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Human Rights Report 2023

In this report, we aim to provide insights into our operational practices, highlighting the measures we undertake, as well as areas where we seek further improvement. By doing so, we foster transparency in our commitment to uphold the rights of the individuals we collaborate with and rely upon throughout our operations.

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Stories and cases

Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute, contributing expertise on the route to marine decarbonization

As an enabler in the marine industry’s transition to green methanol as fuel, Alfa Laval is pleased to become a member of the Methanol Institute. Founded in 1989, the Methanol Institute serves as the global trade association for the methanol industry, representing the world’s leading methanol producers, distributors and technology companies.

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Alfa Laval collaborates with Schneider Electric to analyze and improve the company’s energy performance

Alfa Laval is extending its global collaboration with Schneider Electric to digitize and analyze data to improve operational efficiency. The two companies will use near real-time energy consumption data across sites, countries and regions to identify and define energy efficiency projects. The collaboration is part of Alfa Laval’s efforts to become carbon neutral across the entire value chain by 2030.

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