The preservation of our natural environment and the livelihoods of future generations is firmly anchored in our daily actions.
As an innovative salt producer that also offers salt qualities for the food, animal feed and pharmaceutical sectors, Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG has traditionally demonstrated a strong commitment to health and environmental protection.
Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG strives to achieve eco-efficiency, i.e. environmental considerations are taken into account in addition to economic objectives. When developing new products, we explore the potential for an environmentally friendly and resource-saving production processes from the outset.
Existing production processes are constantly being improved in terms of their environmental impact.
Hydropower and combined heat and power are used at the sites. Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG relies on environmentally friendly ship transport in the logistics sector. Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG is therefore creating sustainable corporate value that also meets the needs of future generations.
The Executive Board has expressed the goals of our energy management with an energy policy statement to structure our energy management process. This Energy Policy applies to all activities relating to our salt extraction, salt production and the distribution of salt and related products, special products and for our tourism activities. It applies to the Saltworks Bad Friedrichshall and Bad Reichenhall, the Salt Mine Berchtesgaden and Heilbronn site. You will find the respective document in the download area opposite.
*Scope 1 and Scope 2 compared to 2021.
We operate different energy-intensive processes along our value chain, from extraction to transport.
Resource efficiency, particularly in the area of energy, is a significant area of action for our economic success.
What we are already doing:
Construction of a wood-fired power plant for CO2-neutral electricity and heat generation.