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Nordmann About Nordmann Sustainability

Our sustainability mission

As a family-owned business focused on the long term, Nordmann's success is based on honest and responsible business practices. We are committed to respecting, protecting and improving natural, social and economic resources for future generations.


Dr. Christian Gradert
Dr. Christian Gradert
Group HSEQ & Sustainability Director | HSEQ & Sustainability
Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH
Madita Wehling
Madita Wehling
Sustainability Manager | HSEQ & Sustainability
Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH

We are committed to

1. UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

2. Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol)

3. Supply Chain Act

4. Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)

Our sustainability approach

Getting started step by step

  • Based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), sustainable management and business are two of Nordmann’s central corporate elements that form the foundation of our operations.
  • We understand sustainability as a combination of ecological, social and economic responsibility and we focus our activities on the four P's: People | Partnership | Products | Performance.
  • In partnership with our suppliers, we strive to deliver products that help customers reach their sustainability goals.
  • We constantly monitor, actively steer and communicate our progress.
  • We attain necessary certifications.
  • We maintain a comprehensive sustainability evaluation system for suppliers and business partners to support our activities.
  • Credible, authentic sustainability is our priority and we do not engage in greenwashing.
  • It is not our goal to missionize anyone; people's personal choices and actions shall remain private.

Responsibility within the supply chain

Create an optimal, reliable database

  • Calculate the GHG emissions from Scope 1 & 2 & 3
  • Calculate the CO2-footprint of selected products (raw materials; Scope 3)

Knowledge in action

  • Ensuring transparency: our goal is to map the entire production cycle for our customers and make it comprehensible.
  • We use our product and application knowledge to help customers select raw materials for sustainable solutions and advise them on recycling and product durability.

Social compliance

  • Nordmann Code of Conduct
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What we will do by 2024

  • Introduce sustainability as a central corporate element
  • Set up and harmonize the necessary company-wide certification systems
  • Implement a data-driven sustainability monitoring system, including the KPIs
  • Define the company's sustainability target(s)
  • Establish sustainability awareness and regular communication


Sustainability Program
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Nordmann Statement: Sustainability in the Supply Chain
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Nordmann Code of Conduct
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Our social initiative: the Inge and Georg Nordmann Foundation

To commemorate 100 years of Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH, siblings Edgar E. Nordmann, Anneke Pahl (née Nordmann) and Carsten Nordmann founded the  Inge and Georg Nordmann Foundation.
The Foundation works with underprivileged children and youth, primarily in the city of Hamburg, to open up educational opportunities and provide access to art and culture.

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