• Sustainability

    For us, sustainability means constructing and operating buildings that are viable for the future, committing ourselves to common values and conserving natural resources – for now and all future generations.
Taking responsibility, acting sustainably

We contribute to society through functional, sustainable and aesthetic construction, and we assume a high degree of social responsibility.

 

Using its ESG Score tool, the sustainability assessor Arabesque gave GOLDBECK an overall rating of „B” (strong). This places our company in the top ten per cent of the companies assessed by Arabesque in the fields of construction and engineering.

Sustainable construction

Systematic construction is an especially resource-efficient building method. It’s cost-effective and functional – over the entire lifetime of the building. After all, sustainability extends beyond just a moment in time.

We see buildings as complex products, think in terms of processes and use a smart construction system. A GOLDBECK building is made to work at all of these level.

 

  • Resource-efficiency thanks to prefabricated, lean system components
  • Utilisation of reusable construction materials and inbuilt ease of dismantling
  • DGNB pre-certification at Gold level for all industrial buildings and office buildings in the GOLDBECK system
  • Energy-optimised shell, efficient mechanical and electrical equipment, and renewable energies – all from a single source
Up to 25 per cent less CO₂

is produced in the construction of the average GOLDBECK office building compared to a conventional reinforced concrete construction – including the dismantling and recycling stages.

  • The photovoltaic systems at our locations produced 1,094,630 kWh of electricity this past year.
  • We use 1,500 fewer tonnes of CO₂ per year since switching our plants to green electricity.
  • We are continuously investing in occupational health and safety.
  • Our canteens use products from regional and organic farms.
  • Our company premises not only offer feel-good zones for employees, but are also home to flora and fauna worth protecting.
  • Nine bee colonies live at GOLDBECK’s locations in Bielefeld, Frankfurt, Hirschberg and Leipzig

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GOLDBECK Foundation

Through the GOLDBECK Foundation, we have committed ourselves to countless projects in the fields of education, culture and social affairs.

 

We support organisations working towards greater educational equity for children and young people, support students as an OWL study fund sponsor, and fund professorships at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the Management University of East Westphalia-Lippe.