In 2020, GF generated 58% of its sales with products that have social or environmental benefits.

Accident rate1

Per million hours worked

GHG emissions intensity index1

(CO2e emissions per production volume2) in %

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Further topics

Letter to GF’s stakeholders

“GF is well positioned to achieve its vision to become a sustainability and innovation leader,” states CEO Andreas Müller.

Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals

Good health, clean water, affordable and clean energy, and more: GF contributes to 11 of the 17 United Nations’ goals.


1 Social and environmental index KPIs were restated due to the divestment of GF Casting Solutions’ iron foundry in Herzogenburg (Austria) and the application of a 50% equity share of a GF Piping Systems facility in China. The iron foundry is excluded in the target-relevant KPIs for all years.
2 GF’s divisions define production volume according to the nature of their particular businesses. GF Piping Systems defines it as “metric tonnes produced,” GF Casting Solutions as “gross value added” (operating income less the cost of materials and products, changes in inventory, and operating expenses), and GF Machining Solutions as “hours worked.”