Environmental Management

SECO for future – sustainability & environmental protection

Ever since our company was founded in 1996, we have been committed to working in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. We implement this deeply rooted principle internally with a comprehensive environmental management system and also try to inspire our customers, suppliers and business partners with this idea. Find out more about our sustainability philosophy and support us in building a fair and green future!

The focus of our environmental policy

The focal points of our environmental policy are based on sustainable and resource-conserving behavior through:

  • the avoiding of environmental pollution
  • promoting and strengthening the environmental awareness of interested parties
  • the continuous improvement of environmental protection
  • the fulfillment of our binding obligations
  • the continuous improvement of our environmental management system and our environmental performance

The aims of our environmental policy

  • Reduction of raw, auxiliary and operating materials
  • Minimizing packaging material
  • Reducing business trips
  • Increasing renewable energy and reducing CO2 emissions
  • Systematic waste avoidance and sustainable waste recycling by qualified waste disposal service providers

The implementation of our environmental policy

What we do to improve our CO2 emissions:

  • Covering the majority of our energy requirements at both locations via photovoltaic systems
  • CO2-neutral heating at main site via local district heating network
  • Buildings comply with current energy-saving regulations
  • Monitoring and statistical evaluation of energy consumption

What we do about waste:

  • Waste reduction wherever possible
  • Clearly defined and controlled waste routes
  • Separation of hazardous and non-hazardous waste
  • Disposal of waste via certified companies
  • Recycling of recyclable materials via specialized companies

What we do when selecting raw materials:

  • Avoidance of conflict materials
  • Switching to non-hazardous, harmless substances (e.g. lead-free solder)
  • Development of new products in compliance with these requirements

The certification of our environmental management system

Our environmental management system has been certified in accordance with ISO 14001 : 2015 since March 2024.