The importance of indoor air quality
Sustainability and climate change issues remains a major focus globally with more and more people becoming aware that the air they breathe indoors can be even more polluted than the air outdoors.
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) solutions do not only benefit humans and their health, wellbeing or productivity but also can impact processes and the environment, especially in critical or essential environments and manufacturing processes; brought to the forefront during the pandemic, is now seen as a necessary standard going forward into the future.
In the past nearly 60 years, Camfil’s mission has been to deliver solutions for indoor air quality to protect people, processes and the environment. The Covid-19 pandemic ongoing in 2021, highlighted the importance of IAQ especially in protecting people. The year also highlighted the relationship between humans and nature, with city streets quieter and cities more visibility of nature.
IAQ is essential to protect people, processes and the environment and with energy efficiency product solutions the focus for its own business and of that for its customers has been providing innovative technology. Our yearly sustainability report highlights the deep commitment and activities in all parts of its operations. Mark Simmons, President and CEO of Camfil explains, “Since more than half a century - sustainability is not just something we do, it is who we are.”
“The 2021 Sustainability report highlights our numerous initiatives to further improve indoor air quality alongside energy and operational efficiency, to reach our sustainability targets ourselves as well as for our customers. Our sustainability actions are a daily expression of our owner’s directive to positively impact people, processes and environment with indoor air quality, delivered with great passion by my Camfil colleagues globally, whom all are on a daily basis walking-the-talk,” explained Åsa Lidström, quality and environmental initiatives manager
United Nations sustainable development goals
The United Nations 17 sustainable development goals (UNSDG) and related targets aim to fight inequality, end extreme poverty and protect the world we live in. To achieve the SDGs, businesses must make significant efforts by adopting a sustainability mindset, anchoring sustainability in company strategies, core business activities and employee behaviour. In this report, Camfil provides key performance indicators on how it is creating a better and more sustainable organisation steered by its vision and values statement, “Clean air is a human right?”
Camfil’s sustainability journey is growing and improved on an ongoing basis. The World Economic Forum indicates that more than half of the world’s GDP is dependent on nature and a functioning ecosystem. It is, therefore, all-round important for companies across the world to establish a long-term balance and relationship, positively interconnected with nature in its people, products and processes such as what Camfil delivers in this industry. To learn more download here: 2021 Camfil Sustainability Report.
For more than half a century, Camfil has been helping people breathe cleaner air. As a leading manufacturer of premium clean air solutions, we provide commercial and industrial systems for air filtration and air pollution control that improve worker and equipment productivity, minimise energy use, and benefit human health and the environment. We firmly believe that the best solutions for our customers are the best solutions for our planet, too.
That’s why every step of the way – from design to delivery and across the product life cycle – we consider the impact of what we do on people and on the world around us. Through a fresh approach to problem-solving, innovative design, precise process control, and a strong customer focus we aim to conserve more, use less, and find better ways – so we can all breathe easier.
The Camfil Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has 31 manufacturing sites, six R&D centres, local sales offices in 35 countries, and 5,200 employees and growing. We proudly serve and support customers in a wide variety of industries and in communities across the world. To discover how Camfil can help you to protect people, processes, and the environment, visit us at www.camfil.com.
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