News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group (Corporate responsibility)
2017
17
March
2017
VELUX today publishes its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility report, which details the company’s ongoing commitments and progress in the area of CSR. Highlights of 2016 report include: • 98% of wood used in manufacturing sourced from certifie...
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2016
25
February
2016
Natural Light lamps, handheld solar powered lamps, are now bringing light and a better life to people in Zambia. The lamps are particularly crucial in Zambia as only 20 per cent of the population have access to electricity. When darkness falls, the r...
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19
January
2016
Daylight streaming in from brand new roof windows in the local clubhouse. A dream that could come true for sports clubs across Europe when the VELUX Group donates roof windows to club houses to mark its 75th anniversary.  ...
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04
January
2016
150 local sales agents trained in Senegal, Zimbabwe and Zambia. ...
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2015
14
December
2015
The VELUX Group is satisfied with the result of the COP21 negotiations – it is an important international step in the right direction. But it also opens possibilities from a VELUX perspective and for as such. ...
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03
December
2015
While global leaders struggle to reach a global climate agreement at the COP21, the VELUX Group is implementing an affordable and large-scale concept for climate renovations. The full scale renovation case is part of a social housing complex in Bruss...
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01
December
2015
The VELUX Group is ahead of its ambitious goal to cut its global CO2 emissions by 50% by 2020 compared to the 2007 level. In 2020, the Group expects to be nine years ahead of the EU 2degree target. Nonetheless, the Group believes there should be much...
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20
May
2015
The VELUX Group has just published its CR Report for 2014. Among the key results are a historically low number of accidents at work and a continued fall in the company’s CO2 emissions. But the report also documents that the Group’s products contribut...
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11
May
2015
Today leading window manufacturer The VELUX Group and the social business Little Sun announce a partnership with the NGO Plan International to distribute a new solar lamp – the Natural Light solar lamp – in three African countries: Zimbabwe, Zambia a...
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24
March
2015
The VELUX Group’s long-term investment strategy bore fruit in 2014 with increased turnover and considerably higher earnings. ...
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2014
03
November
2014
To mark VELUX 75th anniversary of bringing daylight and fresh air into people's homes, the VELUX Group is enhancing its social focus on the world's off-grid areas. In order to bring sustainable, reliable and affordable light to areas without electric...
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03
November
2014
For nearly 75 years, the VELUX Group has worked to improve living conditions around the world by bringing daylight into people's homes. To mark this milestone, the VELUX Group is partnering with Little Sun, a social business and global project founde...
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25
March
2014
The Corporate Responsibility report just published by the VELUX Group shows that the company is in the lead in terms of sustainability. In addition to having a historically low number of work-related accidents, the report also shows that VELUX roof w...
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2013
03
September
2013
The VELUX Group has come on board as a primary partner of the World Climate Summit 2013, Warsaw, Poland.Jørgen Tang-Jensen, CEO, the VELUX Group, said: "With this partnership we are joining the community of progressive businesses unified by the com...
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22
April
2013
Despite the financial crisis, 2012 was the year when the VELUX Group launched two new products that represent the largest investment in the Group's 70-year history. This is one of the messages in the Group's recently-published Corporate Responsibilit...
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2012
09
May
2012
Only after a long haul is it possible for a company to achieve its climate goals. This is the learning in the VELUX Group which follows a very ambitious climate strategy. The goal is to reduce the Group's overall CO2 emissions by 20% by the end of ...
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07
May
2012
In one year the VELUX Group was able to cut the number of industrial accidents among wage-earning staff by 37% due to an extensive safety programme. In 2011, there was an average of 2.8 industrial accidents per million working hours at the Group's ...
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2011
21
March
2011
The curve of industrial accidents in the VELUX Group is plummeting. Figures for 2010 show that the number of accidents at work among wage-earning staff fell by 20% on the previous year. Now an even more ambitious target has been set The Group em...
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11
March
2011
The VELUX Group has adopted an ambitious climate strategy. A new woodchip extraction system at the factory in Hungary is one good example of how the VELUX Group is using innovative solutions to arrive at sustainable production. The new and climate-...
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2010
18
August
2010
VELUX has developed a new and unique way of handling and transporting windows without pallets. Instead of stacking the windows on pallets they are glued and wrapped together in units of 7 or 14. The advantages of the new VELUX Cube system are: Redu...
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2009
30
November
2009
The VELUX Group is ready to implement its ambitious climate strategy to cut CO2 emissions by 20% by 2012 and 50% by 2020. Pre-studies have shown surprisingly fast payback time on several of the necessary climate investments and larger reduction of ...
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2002
01
November
2002
More room, more air and more daylight. That is what largely all generations have wanted since VELUX developed its first roof window and had VELUX registered as a trademark in 1942. This October VELUX can look back on 60 years of creating better ...
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Contact
Jens Bekke
Director Global Media Relations, The VELUX Group
+45 21 55 07 89
Jim Daniell
Media Relations Manager, The VELUX Group
+4529380238
Kathrine Westermann
Media Relations Manager, The VELUX Group
+45 23 81 55 95