In NKT, we are dedicated to power cable technology and our purpose is to connect you, us and society to a greener world by enabling sustainable energy transmission.
As the world moves towards green energy, we take centre stage. Our cable technology is key in powering modern life, global society and future generations with clean and renewable energy. We take our central position seriously and are actively taking actions to reduce our impact on the climate and to strengthen our social impact.
We have been a signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2009 and have committed to run our business in accordance with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We are also setting ambitious Science Based Targets supporting the 1.5° scenario of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Our sustainability efforts are driven from four main pillars:
The progress of our initiatives and sustainability programs can be followed at the page and in our Sustainability Report from 2019.
We are constantly reducing the carbon footprint of our power cable solutions connecting the world. As a key provider of power cables, it is natural for us to drive our business sustainable and responsible.
— Alexander Kara, President and CEO
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) define the greatest sustainability challenges globally and provide guidelines for the necessary actions. At NKT, we are committed to running our business in a way that contributes to a number of these targets. Our selected SDG’s cover the relevant goals that are applicable to us in our industry. On the ecological and human front, our actions regarding climate change, sustainable societies and providing the infrastructure for the future in a safe and sustainable manner remain.
The goals and underlying targets with the most significant impact for NKT are set out below.
In line with the Paris climate agreement to keep global warming to 1.5°C
NKT runs all its power cable factories with 100% green electricity