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As the first company within the wind industry, PolyTech A/S has been certified according to UN’s 17 sustainable development goals

Nov. 10 2020

As the first company within the wind industry, PolyTech A/S has been certified according to UN’s 17 sustainable development goals (SDG)

The company has just received a proof of their efforts with the sustainable development goals in the shape of a SDG certificate from the certification company Bureau Veritas.

- As the first company within the wind industry, we are very proud to receive a SDG certificate as a visible proof of our efforts to implement the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals at PolyTech. We feel that the SDG certification has given us a blade wide lead as a supplier in the wind industry focusing largely on both profitability as well as sustainability, says Mads Kirkegaard, CEO, PolyTech A/S (to the right).

- PolyTech’s work with UN’s 17 sustainable development goals has been scrutinised, assessed and judged by external auditors from Bureau Veritas and it is well-deserved that the company today has received the SDG certificate for their  extraordinary performance, says Tomas Riegels-Jørgensen, Sales Manager at Bureau Veritas (to the left). 

about PolyTech A/S

PolyTech is a global supplier to the wind turbine industry with 800 employees in Denmark, Germany, China, Mexico and the US. They are specialist in solutions improving the performance and protection of blades. The company develops, tests and manufactures targeted concepts and components like lightning protection systems, leading edge protection, blade add-ons and transport solutions. The company has its own test center, a DANAK accredited lab in Bramming and a lightning test center in Herning. Furthermore, the company is certified according to other standards like ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (occupational health and safety), ISO 29001 (quality in the energy sector) and APQP4Wind (quality in the wind industry). In addition to this, they have a comprehensive program for quality control.

Facts about the SDG certification

  • A certification solution from Bureau Veritas Certification documenting companies’ implementation of UN’s sustainable development goals. 
  • Screening and assessment of the company’s work with mapping, selection and implementation of the sustainable development goals according to determined criteria. 
  • If the company lives up to the stated requirements, they subsequently receive a SDG certificate. 
  • After the certification, annual maintenance visits are carried out to document further work to achieve the sustainable development goals.

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