ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas Sustainability Update May 2010. 1. The Built Environment. Statistics from the American Institute of Architects:
Statistics from the American Institute of Architects:
U.S. buildings consume 17% of the water, 33% of the energy, 40% of the raw materials, and 66% of the electricity worldwide, while contributing 40% of the landfill waste and 10% of the particulate emissions.
ThyssenKrupp Elevator’s response:
We have just completed a thorough life-cycle-analysis that clearly illustrates
Therefore we are focusing on reducing our own environmental footprint as a company, while reducing the operating impacts of both NEW and EXISTING elevators.
We are entrepreneurs who identify and take advantage of market opportunities by organizing our resources effectively to initiate sustainable growth and profits.
Embedded within Our Core Values are Safety, Integrity, Service, Efficiency, Diversity, Quality, and Innovation.
We recognize that we are a company rich in precious resources. Our resources begin with people and continue along the value chain to include innovation, materials, time and energy. Our Sustainability goal is to optimize the efficient utilization of all resources by using each to its fullest potential and by wasting nothing.
Our Sustainability goal is to optimize the efficient utilization of all resources by using each to its fullest potential and by wasting nothing.
Safety: Is the first priority in everything we do . . . We adhere to the highest standards to prevent injuries to employees and all stakeholders
Integrity: The highest standard of behavior . . . We are honest and ethical in our conduct and consistently strive to do the right thing
Service: We anticipate customer needs . . . We are the most responsive, dependable and easiest company to do business with each day
Innovation: We set new industry benchmarks . . . foster innovation and take initiative quickly and manage risks prudently
Diversity: Promote diversity of thoughts, ideas, perspectives, and people . . . attracts, retains and values people of all backgrounds
Efficiency: Streamline end-to-end processes to achieve the lowest delivered costs . . . most efficient capital base . . .and to exceed customer needs
Quality: . . . the highest operational standards in the industry . . . To consistently exceed our customers’ expectations.
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