Our Performance

Our performance

The Franke Group published its third Sustainability Report in June 2014. The report fulfills the requirements of the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) application level “B” and serves as our Communication on Progress for the UN Global Compact.

The Sustainability Report 2013 aims at giving a fair and balanced account of our sustainability strategy, activities, performance and future plans. It focusses on topics that are relevant to our business success or of major interest of our stakeholders, including:

  • Statement by Alexander Zschokke, President/CEO Franke Group
  • Organizational profile and governance of the Franke Group
  • Economic/financial performance 2013:
        -  Net sales: 2,070 million Swiss francs
        -  EBIT: 112 million Swiss francs
  • Environmental management and performance 2013:
        -  Fossil energy consumption: 377 TJ
        -  Electricity consumption: 123.7 GWh (equals 445 TJ)
        -  CO2 emissions: 79,136 tons
        -  Water consumption: 665,891 m3
        -  Waste: 22,438 tons
  • Labor practices and performance 2013:
        -  Total workforce: 9,237 FTE (full-time equivalents)
        -  Diversity (female employees): 33%
        -  Employee turnover rate: 13%
        -  Health and safety (lost day rate): 153 days per 100 employees
  • Human rights, anti-corruption and product responsibility

Good practices that were implemented at the Franke Group in the areas of products and services, production and employment can be found under “Our Activities”.

Your feedback is important to us! Please send your comments or inquires about our reports to our Corporate Sustainability department.