Bekaert_sustainabilityAt Bekaert, we recognize that our commitment to sustainable profitable growth has to take into account the broader economic, environmental and social impact of our operations. We therefore consider the interests of customers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders in all aspects of our operations.

Bekaert’s global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy is centered on four main pillars, namely our responsibility in the workplace, in the marketplace, towards the environment and towards society. Our CSR efforts and activities are therefore focused in such a way that balanced consideration is given to the interests of all respective stakeholders, i.e. employees, customers, shareholders, partners, local governments and the communities in which we are active.

Sustainable manufacturing requires an ongoing process of improvement, a process which we continue to pursue in the next years.

Bekaert's group-wide CSR report  is based on the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) G3 guidelines regarding the GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework. Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a non-profit organization that promotes economic sustainability. Bekaert's responsible performance in 2014 has been recognized by its inclusion in the Ethibel Excellence Index (ESI) Europe - a reference benchmark for top performers in terms of corporate social responsibility based on Vigeo's research - as well as in Kempen SRI.

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Katelijn Bohez
Chief Communications & IR Officer 

President Kennedypark 18
8500 Kortrijk - Belgium

Telephone: +32 56 23 05 11
Telefax: +32 56 23 05 48

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better together

  • transmission-cable


    Alcan and Bekaert joined forces to install 210 miles of transmission cable


    Bekaert seamlessly adjusted the lengths of the reels to help Alcan’s trucks drive through mountainous terrain


    Alcan could meet their customer’s delivery requirements

  • Algeciras-port


    Optimal reinforcement required for the concrete pavement of the Algeciras port terminal in Spain.


    Concrete strengthened with Dramix steel fibers, offering high fatigue resistance and load bearing capacity.


    The solution largely exceeds the Spanish standard for the design and construction of port pavement set at a durability of at least 25 years.

  • ski


    Skiers count on safety when they go up the mountain


    In close cooperation Bekaert developed superior quality wires that meet the technical customer requirements of ropeway constructors


    The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

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