Sustainability projects

Our ideas for a better future.
Wind turbines in a green landscape

Sustainable projects around the world

100 years of Phoenix Contact: When you have a milestone birthday, it’s only right to celebrate. But you can also give something back. Phoenix Contact has therefore called on all subsidiaries to use the company’s milestone anniversary as a starting point and an opportunity to realize individual, sustainable projects. As a result our ideas and actions are currently promoting a wide range of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) throughout the world.

You can view inspiring projects from around the world here. We will continue to take you along with us and report on exciting projects. All with the goal of taking responsibility and making the world a little better together.

Our sustainability projects

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SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production

China creates connections for increased sustainability

“AES Youth” shapes values for the common good.
Picture for The USA is using the power of the sun for positive climate change
SDG 7: Affordable and renewable energy

The USA is using the power of the sun for positive climate change

Reduction of the carbon footprint through renewable energy systems.
Picture for Japan develops app for the transparency of carbon emissions
SDG 13: Climate action

Japan develops app for the transparency of carbon emissions

Insight into the personal and daily carbon footprint.
Picture for Reducing energy consumption in a Dutch tunnel
SDG 9: Industry, innovation, and infrastructure

Reducing energy consumption in a Dutch tunnel

Subsidiary meets government targets to reduce energy consumption.
Picture for Monitoring, protection, and restoration of biodiversity in Italy
SDG 13: Climate action

Monitoring, protection, and restoration of biodiversity in Italy

Establishment of a biodiversity oasis together with 3Bee.
Picture for France creates low-emission mobility solutions for the future
SDG 13: Climate action

France creates low-emission mobility solutions for the future

Employees use bicycles and an electric vehicle to reduce their carbon footprint.
Picture for Modernization of the power supply of the Sarotlahütte mountain hut
SDG 7: Affordable and renewable energy

Modernization of the power supply of the Sarotlahütte mountain hut

Country-specific and benefitting society.
Picture for 100 trees for 100 years in Poland
SDG 13: Climate action

100 trees for 100 years in Poland

Community action for the climate.
Picture for Cutting-edge technology in theory and practice
SDG 10: Reduce inequalities

Cutting-edge technology in theory and practice

Supporting students on their career journey.
Picture for A water filtration system in a class of its own
SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities

A water filtration system in a class of its own

At Airfield Estate, the focus is on self-sufficiency and the conservation of resources.
Picture for Spain combines ERP with solar power
SDG 7: Affordable and renewable energy

Spain combines ERP with solar power

The photovoltaic system on the roof of the logistics center should cover a quarter of the electricity required.
Picture for Germany builds blueprint for the All Electric Society
SDG 9: Industry, innovation, and infrastructure

Germany builds blueprint for the All Electric Society

Building 60 in Blomberg brings sector coupling to life on an industrial scale.
Picture for Denmark goes to the racetrack
SDG 13: Climate action

Denmark goes to the racetrack

Sustainability and education together in pole position.
Picture for Portugal creates clarity in consumption
SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production

Portugal creates clarity in consumption

If you want to save energy, you need to know exactly where the electricity goes.
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Germany hosts a rally

Extensive program for the workforce brings sustainability to life.
Picture for Switzerland relies on solar
SDG 7: Affordable and renewable energy

Switzerland relies on solar

First the gravel goes down, then the panels go on top: 224 m² of photovoltaics on the roof.
Picture for China harvests solar energy
SDG 7: Affordable and renewable energy

China harvests solar energy

With a new photovoltaic system, Phoenix Contact China is investing in self-supply using renewable energy.
Picture for Brazil tackles social disadvantages
SDG 10: Reduce inequalities

Brazil tackles social disadvantages

The company in Greater São Paulo provides broad-based vocational training for nine young people from poor backgrounds – with enormous social impact.
Green landscape from a bird’s eye view

Sustainable actions and management

Phoenix Contact is fully committed to the conservation of resources and the protection of the environment and climate and take this commitment far beyond individual projects. We take these topics seriously and focus on a sustainable value chain – from development and manufacturing to logistics.

International objective

Our commitment to initiating and implementing sustainable projects worldwide is closely aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs for short.

A total of 17 of these international sustainability goals were adopted by the United Nations in 2015 to ensure sustainable development at the economic, social, and ecological levels.

Phoenix Contact employees in front of the 100-year logo

100 years of passion for technology and innovation

Phoenix Contact employees have been empowering society for 100 years. They combine their passion for technology and innovation to jointly develop valuable contributions for a better future. For a future in which sustainable actions and management have the highest priority.

Learn more about these special connections and experience 100 years of Phoenix Contact.