The comprehensive report, which includes information on a multitude of Swarovski locations, reaffirms the company’s commitment to driving positive change, through improving the environment and the lives of people touched by its supply chain, inspiring and enabling others to be more sustainable, and working towards sustainable production and consumption. The report also shares the strategic direction of sustainability efforts, defined by five priority themes in areas the company believes it can have greatest impact: Water Stewardship, Women’s Empowerment, Fair Partnerships, Conscious Design, and Sustainable Innovation. Through these priority themes Swarovski seeks to align its efforts with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Also highlighted in the report are milestones and achievements in 2015 and 2016, including industry certifications, successful campaigns, and collaborations and progress in reducing the company’s environmental impact. Highlights include significant reductions in energy consumption, increased use of recycled water, and usage of renewable resources at manufacturing and production locations.