Addressing climate change

According to the United Nations, climate change is one of the biggest threats we face globally. To stop climate change from getting worse, we must take action to cut greenhouse gas emissions significantly and adapt to the changes happening now and in the future to limit the damage.

Spilka will contribute to a more sustainable future by developing products and solutions in innovative and effective ways. Our strategic focus is on sustainable resource use to make a difference in the construction industry.

This is an industry that globally accounts for:

  • 40 % Greenhouse gas emissions
  • 40 % Waste from processes
  • 40 % Energy consumption
  • 40 % Material consumption

Our ambition is to reduce this considerably through innovative, reusable solutions that are made in the most responsible way, with an emphasis on resource and energy efficiency and the least possible impact on the climate and environment; with respect for human and labour rights and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

At Spilka, we care about both what we do and the way we do it.

Design for reuse

There is enormous environmental potential in ensuring increased resource utilization through ‘circularity’ - when a product is created with its own end-of-life taken into account.

To make it work we have to design products so that they have a long life, with minimal maintenance requirements and the ability to be reused or recycled. We also have to consider the lifetime of the ‘input factors’ – the individual resources that go into the production of the product – and that we produce with as little waste as possible. We then need efficient, cost-effective systems to collect materials to be reused or recycled into other products. Circularity means we need to use less ‘new’ resources either in materials or energy by re-using what we have.

Spilka has a history and philosophy of designing and producing durable products with a long life, but we aim to be even better in future, with the development of Fixade’s reusable facade system being the first of more, innovative products in due course.

Our contribution towards

A sustainable future

Spilka supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), on our materiality assessment we have prioritized 3 SDGs where we believe we can have the most impact and where we seek to contribute positively.

Decent work and economic growth

Sub-goals 8.2 and 8.8

Fixade® is an innovative solution that contributes to increased productivity and efficiency by reducing installation time by up to 50 % for a labour-intensive part of the construction process.

Fixade® is quick, safe, and easy to install. This minimizes the workload and risk for the installer and thus contributes to a better working environment.

Spilka Building Solutions AS is protecting labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers.

Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Sub-goals 9.2 and 9.4

Fixade® contributes to sustainable business development, industrial employment and gross domestic product through industrialized production in Norway of innovative facade systems.

Fixade® contributes to more efficient use of resources, environmentally friendly technology and optimized material use which results in reduced wastage.

Responsible consumption and production

Subgoal 12.5

Fixade® contributes to a reduced amount of waste.

Fixade® makes dismantling and reuse of facade panels possible.

Fixade® consists of recyclable materials

ESG Policy

Spilka is committed to adhering to and complying with fundamental environmental, social and governance principles.

The Company is dedicated to sustainable growth and long term profitability that correspond with proper environmental behaviour, social justice and corporate citizenship. To ensure sustainable growth the Company must consider its performance and impacts in the three key areas: environmental, social and governance (ESG issues).

Spilka believes that responsible value creation ultimately provides the best returns. Having sound procedures for ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance) work, is an important part of Spilka’s strategy of maintaining a focus on this area – both in investment decisions and in terms of the company’s daily operations.

Spilka Innovation and sustainability

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