Sustainability projects

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

Sustainable projects around the world

At Phoenix Contact, sustainability is a core topic that we take into consideration globally. Our company has been committed to the sustainable use of living spaces and the conservation of resources for many years.

Even the smallest step counts here. To this end, all our subsidiaries have individual sustainability projects that demonstrate the variety of ways that we can live and breathe sustainability. Each of these sustainability projects aims to promote the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and to make the world a better place.

You can view inspiring projects here. Use filter options to select an SDG or country.

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Picture for MINT project for kindergartens and schools in Germany
SDG 10: Reduce inequalities

MINT project for kindergartens and schools in Germany

Kindergarten children are experiencing technology for the first time through a MINT project from the ing’enious network.
Picture for Solar carport in Belgium covers the building’s energy requirements
SDG 7: Affordable and renewable energy

Solar carport in Belgium covers the building’s energy requirements

Economic and ecological energy consumption.
Picture for China creates connections for increased sustainability
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.
Picture for Germany hosts a rally

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.

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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.

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Ecological footprint
The impact of a product on the environment is shown by the Product Environmental Footprint – known as PEF.
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TWIN design footprint