Katja Röder
Sustainability Officer

Phone: +49 (0)40/33 34-33 17
E-Mail: katja.roeder(at)dghyp.de


Corporate Environmental Protection

Safeguarding of Resources

To keep the negative impact of our business activities on the environment as low as possible, we are working on systematically reducing our use of resources and, wherever possible, switching to more climate-friendly alternatives. In December 2014, for example, we switched all printer and copier paper to recycled, Blue Angel certified paper. For marketing material and publications, we have been using paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) only, since 2015.

To cut down on business-related travel, we are raising employee awareness and increasingly making use of video and teleconferences. We are further encouraging our employees to use low-emission public transport with transit cards (Jobticket) and transit allowances. Complementary bicycle parking places are available at our headquarters in Hamburg.

We set great store by a fuel-efficient and low-emission vehicle fleet. For example, since early 2016, our employees have been able to use a BMW i3 electric car for business-related travel in Hamburg. In our underground garage, we provide two parking spaces equipped with fast charging stations.

Our staff restaurant has long been committed to high-quality products, whose origins and production chains are transparent. We prefer humanely raised meat and MSC-certified fish for our meals. Fruit and vegetables mainly come from our region as well, and are offered according to seasonality. Dairy products hail mainly from a small local creamery cooperation.

Since July 2012, we have been part of the “KlimaTeller” project of the charity Greenflux e.V.: every Wednesday, in our canteen, we offer no red meat products, nor any dairy products with fat content above 15%.

*78 per cent coverage per full-time employee (FTE); part-time positions are added up to a 100 per cent basis. Including permanent and temporary employees (excluding Management Board, interns, trainees, working students and externals).