We only have one world we can use, and our job is to be responsible with the resources available in this one world. This mission is firmly established in our core value "family-oriented", as it is our responsiblity to leave behind a healthy planet fit for our grandchildren to the next generation. I hope that we can tackle this challenge collectively - with the ideas, know-how and strength of all our employees.“
Andreas Lapp, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of U.I. Lapp GmbH and son of the company founders Ursula Ida and Oskar Lapp.
LAPP is a family company. This is what shapes our culture. We think long-term and act responsibly – for our employees, for our customers, for the environment and society. In this spirit, we are making a sustainable contribution to the well-being of future generations and the preservation of our planet. "Reliably connecting the world" is more than just a promise. Sustainable business is firmly anchored in our LAPP DNA.
Our focus is on sustainable, environmentally friendly management and responsible use of all natural resources. We are convinced that as a company, we must set a good example. And we are doing so. For us, economic success is always linked to responsibility for our living environment and sustainability is a recognised criterion for all company decisions. We also have a profound understanding of responsible, respectful and law-compliant business practice that we implement worldwide.
Our commitment to sustainability:
- We support the United Nations in implementing Agenda 2030 by working according to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which set the framework for sustainable economic, ecological, and social management.
- Particularly when it comes to the topic of the environment, we observe pioneering guidelines at European level, such as the EU Green Deal, material-related regulations such as REACH / RoHS, and we support the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement. However, as a globally active company, we also consider specific requirements in our American and Asian sales and production regions.
- At our company, we set transparent and credible goals, anchor them in our strategy and thereby make sustainability an integral part of all business processes. It is important to us to address the measures that have the greatest impact on society, the company and the environment. We follow the motto "First create profound understanding, then reproduce approaches across the board". When it comes to the environment, we use the materiality matrix[AH1] to identify processes with the relevant environmental impact. Processes are then adapted in accordance with the project, particularly those with a high CO2 impact. We focus on our products and their production, whether in-house or via our suppliers.