Company Uponor, together with other European companies, signed an agreement on sustainable development, designed by ENCORD.
This agreement purpose is the development and introduction of modern technologies that can reduce the negative impact of the construction industry on the environment. These basic principles will form the basis for construction companies interested in preserving natural resources for future generations.
Jyri Luomakoski, President and CEO of Uponor signed the Sustainable Development Charter. “This is a milestone in Uponor’s sustainability journey. It is a clear statement of our commitment to work in close partnership with the construction industry, applying shared principles to underpin our future development of a sustainable society. The solutions Uponor is developing and introducing for the built environment, and our focus to operate with minimum environmental impact, are vital to this commitment,” Luomakoski said.
Participating in ENCORD’s working group on sustainability, David Harget Uponor VP Sustainability, Standardisation & Legislation commented: ‘The work will now move forward through ENCORD and its member company activities to demonstrate that we can really make a difference. It fits perfectly with Uponor’s emphasis on developing and providing innovative solutions for the built environments’.
Also attending the event, Uponor’s Ilari Aho, VP Indoor Climate and member of the ENCORD Council, remarked: “Sustainability is a key driver in our industry and will grow in importance in the future. Our involvement in ENCORD and its sustainability work gives us an opportunity to gain and share insight and knowledge within the construction industry. It is an excellent learning experience and a possibility to align our activities with those of our customers.”