Şişecam will share its sustainability related actions – the focal point of all its operations and the core element of its business model – on a dedicated micro website. With its new micro website at https://sustainability.sisecam.com/en, Şişecam aims to reach out defined target groups and highlight “CareforNext 2030,” its sustainability strategy in line with UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The website at https://sustainability.sisecam.com/en is designed by Şişecam to interact with all its stakeholders while providing comprehensive information about its sustainability activities. This new platform includes details of the CareforNext approach; information about Şişecam’s recyclable, value added, advanced technology products developed with a focus on sustainability; promotional videos; corporate social responsibility projects; news/announcements and events related to these key areas.
Şişecam announced its CareforNext 2030 strategy in 2021 as a roadmap of its sustainability priorities of “Protecting the Planet,” “Empowering Society” and “Transforming Life.” The company aims to expand this vision further for a better world to all its stakeholders and processes in the value chain – including raw material supply, production, sales, and consumption. Şişecam focuses on sustainability as a core responsibility rather than simply an obligation to comply with production standards. Şişecam considers “Sustainable Future” concept as a top priority.
Sişecam was founded in 1935 to establish Turkey’s glass industry in line with the vision of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic. Today, Şişecam is a strong global player in the fields of glass and chemicals. Şişecam is the only global company operating in all core areas of glass production – including flat glass, glassware, glass packaging and glass fiber. Currently, Şişecam ranks among the world’s top two manufacturers of glassware and the top five producers of glass packaging and flat glass. Şişecam is one of the three largest soda ash producers in the world and the world leader in chromium chemicals.
Şişecam plays a leading role in the flat glass, glassware, glass packaging, chemicals, automotive, glass fiber, mining, energy and recycling business lines. Şişecam operates production facilities in Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Russian Federation, Georgia, Ukraine, Egypt, India, and the USA in addition to Turkey.
Şişecam is taking major steps towards its goal of becoming one of the world’s top three manufacturers in its main fields of activity. Driven forward by its highly competent human resources and smart technologies, Şişecam is continuously transforming its digital infrastructure and corporate culture taking into account the needs of the future. With 86 years of experience and 24,000 employees, Şişecam conducts production activities in 14 countries on four continents and operates a sales network in more than 150 countries worldwide. Şişecam is moving forward on its growth journey in line with its Global Excellence strategy and powered by an inclusive approach that supports the development of its entire ecosystem. Şişecam takes responsibility for protecting the planet, empowering society and transforming life with its CareforNext strategy, which is compliant with and centered around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Şişecam uses all its experience and competencies to promote sustainable development in every aspect.