We are convinced that sustainable thinking strengthens our company, encourages growth, and makes an essential contribution to remaining an independent family-owned business in the future. Sustainable action promotes collaboration with colleagues, strengthens relationships with customers, partners and society, and creates added value as a result. Economical, ecological and social.
„For me, sustainability is a kind of long-term thinking, and each of our actions influences it.“
Protecting people's health
For 179 years, it has been one goal above all that has driven B. Braun every day: protecting and improving the health of people - and today, we do that all around the world. In addition to innovation and efficiency, sustainability is one of the company's core values. Above it stands the promise of sharing our knowledge and skills in constructive dialog with customers and partners – our promise of Sharing Expertise.
Sustainability grew along within the long history of B. Braun. Over the years five core areas emerged. Get to know these and find out in which ways B. Braun takes responsibility and lives sustainability.
As a family-owned business, B. Braun acts around the world as a "citizen of society." We consider this to mean that we act as a good citizen for society in the long term, beyond our actual business activities, and set an example for other companies.
This publication is B. Braun's second sustainability report, following the first in 2015. In addition to standardized specifications according to the G4 guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative, this report contains best practice examples which illustrate B. Braun's sustainable activity. The data in this report covers the years 2015, 2016 and 2017.