Sustainability report 2020


The Sustainability report for 2020 has been released. Download and learn more about our progress so far and the ambitions for the future.

During 2015-2020, the ASSA ABLOY Group completed our sustainability program and exceeded most of the targets for health and safety, energy, water, and materials efficiency while reducing waste generated.

Highlights 2020

  • The Group had a positive development across a majority of the reporting areas.
  • Our continued focus on Health and Safety is working, keeping employees and stakeholders safer. The Injury rate was reduced by 16%.
  • The Water intensity has decreased by 8% during the year.
  • The Energy intensity has decreased by 10% during the year.
  • The Group’s total greenhouse gas emissions were reduced by 16%, as a result of increased energy efficiency and productivity, as well as new technology upgrades.
  • By the end of 2019, the Group had 325 Environmental Product Declarations verified and published.
  • The Group carried out 1,175 sustainability audits of direct material suppliers in low-cost countries.

A new ambitious sustainability program has been set for 2025. The new program builds on the momentum and progress from the Group’s successive five-year sustainability programs. The new program has raised ambition level across all indicators and complements ASSA ABLOY’s long-term climate commitment to halve emissions by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050. 

Download the 2020 Sustainability report.