We are delighted to introduce our brand new Schiedel “Go Green Committee”.

As a business, Schiedel cares about the environment and continuously looks for ways to reduce our carbon footprint. We know that the times and our planet are changing, and we need to adapt to ensure that we plan for a greener, more sustainable future as a business.

We want to take this opportunity to introduce the committee and thank them for volunteering for this new project, which will ensure the environment remains a crucial focus for us.

Andrew Shakespeare – Committee lead

Andrew is responsible for the committee ensuring all members are aware of upcoming projects, introducing new ideas and researching options. In addition, Andrew plans all committee meetings and keeps the team up to date with all developments.

Scott Roberts
Darren Smith
Donna Gilroy
Dean Moffatt
Anthony Ambler
Stephen Cummings
Paul McCafferty
Tony Oliver
Leoni Thompson

We are delighted to take this next step in our #SchiedelGoingGreen initiative and will share our progress and updates across our social media channels and monthly newsletters.

To subscribe, email Marketing.uk@schiedel.com and we will add you to our Trade newsletter mailing list.

Take a look at some of the articles, below, on how we are reducing our footprint and get in touch with us today

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Schiedel is a part of Standard Industries, a privately-held global industrial company operating in over 80 countries. The Standard ecosystem spans a broad array of holdings, technologies and investments—including both public and private companies from early to late-stage—as well as world-class building materials assets and next-generation solar solutions. Throughout its 140-year history, Standard has leveraged its deep industry expertise and vision to create outsize value across its businesses, which today include operating companies GAF, BMI, Siplast, GAF Energy, Schiedel and SGI, as well as related businesses 40 North, a multi-billion-dollar investment platform, 40 North Ventures and Winter Properties.

Schiedel has always tried very hard to improve its ecological footprint with various activities. Since 2019 we have now set a new, consolidated standard with our company-wide “Going Green” initiative, which is unique in the industry.

But even before 2019, we undertook various activities in all areas that should protect and protect our environment. In the “Industry” area, for example, we have drastically reduced the proportion of cement with a new material solution and optimized it in such a way that we were able to save 3600 tons of cement and also reduce our CO2 emissions. In our factories, we have been able to drastically save the energy required by switching to LED lighting. There are further examples in the area of ​​“purchasing and logistics” where we have invested heavily in building insulation and new, energy-efficient machines.

Our new, strategic goals are a lot more ambitious: