Our work with the Global Goals

From global goals to everyday goals

The 17 Global Goals contain many elements from ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and what we call "the green transition".
Our "green transition" started back in 2009, when we became ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certified. With these certifications, we made our commitment to continuously improve our environmental, health and safety performance clear. We have made many changes and improvements but we will always thrive to do better. The journey does not stop here.

Using the slogan "From global goals - to everyday goals" prepared by Haderslev Business Council, CERTEX Danmark A/S is active in compliance with UN17. For us it has become an integrated and natural part of everyday life. Everyone works with one or more goals daily, without it being something we really think about, which is also the purpose. Below you can read more about the goals that CERTEX Danmark A/S is working with. We have described the actions we have implemented to help make a difference.

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We focus on these Goals

The Global Goals for sustainable development are 17 goals that will steer us towards a more sustainable future, where no one is left behind. At CERTEX Danmark A/S, we are very conscious of our shared responsibility towards the planet we all live on, and the future population must take over after us.

Selected Global Goals:

3. Good health and well-being

4: Quality education

5: Gender equality

7: Affordable and clean energy

8: Decent work and economic growth

9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

12: Responsible consumption and production

Global Goals

Actions implemented

Global Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Our work with this Global Goal:
  • Focus and preventive actions on accidents and near misses
  • Whistleblower centre
  • Health insurance
  • Annual employee development interviews
  • Annual workplace roundings
  • Fruit and massage
  • Alcohol policy and help
  • Senior schemes
  • Ensures access to good PPE and auxiliary tools such as cranes, machines, etc.
  • Contingency plans/exercises
  • Company-paid staff association
  • Annual employee satisfaction survey (ESS)
  • ISO 45001

Global Goal 4: Quality education

Our work with this Global Goal:
  • Pupils
  • Apprentices
  • Start-up plans for new employees
  • Development of competences:
    • Courses
    • Supplier/product seminars
    • Employees training each other
    • Academy Education IBA
    • AxInter Business School
    • The crane industry's certification scheme
  • Lifting KnowHow - we share our knowledge about lifting

Global Goal 5: Gender equality

Our work with this Global Goal:
  • CERTEX Danmark ensures that everyone has equal rights to the different types of jobs - we recruit according to skills/chemistry
  • Both men and women in leading positions
  • Men and women in almost all departments/functions
  • Group KPI's within equality (reported twice a year)

Global Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Our work with this Global Goal:
  • LED lights in all locations
  • Light sensors in rooms with limited activity
  • Sensor faucets
  • Solar cells on service vans
  • Speed limit on service vans
  • Water saving toilets
  • Robot lown mower using green energy
  • Timer on electric trucks
  • Heat pumps
  • Group KPI's on CO2 emissions on company cars
  • Strategic goal to replace company diesel cars with electric cars
  • More online meetings replacing physical meetings
  • Extra insulation layer
  • Measuring units on machines and buildings (several can be controlled via app)
  • We buy CO2 neutral and renewable wind energy - See climate certificate
  • Cooperation with MinEnergi - system for measuring/monitoring energy consumption
  • ISO 14001

Global Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Our work with this Global Goal:
  • Young interns
  • Project with young school children
  • Flex jobbers
  • Challenged people in job clarification
  • Collaboration with engineering students
  • Code of Ethics
  • Supplier Code of Conduct
  • Member of DI

Global Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Our work with this Global Goal:
  • Buy local when possible
  • Thinks about sustainability in product development in both production and design
  • More online meetings replacing physical meetings
  • Primarily electric trucks instead of diesel
  • Carpooling between departments
  • Service department – inspection of lifting tools and cranes extends product life
  • Rental department - tools are used more
  • Sewing room - repair of slings produced with Dyneema® instead of polyester
  • Design and develop own products in our engineering department
  • ISO 14001

Global Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

Our work with this Global Goal:
  • Waste sorting
  • Reuse of packaging
  • Workplace instructions
  • Archive for chemical waste
  • Reuse of IT equipment
  • Used IT equipment is donated to charity
  • Repairing equipment instead of buying new
  • Has own private label products
  • Fall protection harnesses produced from PET (plastic bottles)
  • Outrigger blocks from recycled virgin plastic material
  • Rags – discarded cotton clothes that have been made into rags 30x30 cm
  • ISO 14001

Certificate for CERTEX Danmark A/S

CERTEX Danmark A/S has participated in the course "From global goals to everyday goals" developed and facilitated by Haderslev Business Council in collaboration with MG Development. In the picture you see managing director Majbritt Petersen together with finance manager Carl-Marten Thams with our new certificate.

"We will continue to focus on the Global Goals in our daily work going forward. Achieving the global goals is part of our work to be a sustainable company" - managing director Majbritt Petersen explains, after the completed course.

A total of 43 companies in Southern Jutland could celebrate the end of the course at ultimo 2022, with proof that we take responsibility and work actively with selected Global Goals for our company.

See the certificate

Majbritt and Carl-Marten with diploma

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