Sustainability in Region Americas

Conserving Today, Preserving Tomorrow. At Sika, our unwavering commitment lies in pioneering sustainable solutions and adopting a comprehensive approach as we steadfastly progress toward fulfilling our Net Zero pledge.

FAQ Sika US Sustainability

What are the 4 main types of sustainability?

1) Environmental Sustainability: Focused on minimizing environmental impact, this type emphasizes conservation, renewable energy, and responsible resource management to preserve ecosystems and biodiversity.

2) Social Sustainability: Addressing societal well-being, social sustainability aims to create inclusive communities, promote social equity, and enhance the quality of life for all, fostering a sense of belonging and empowerment.

3) Economic Sustainability: Striving for financial resilience and prosperity, economic sustainability involves responsible business practices, fair trade, and the development of robust economies that meet current needs without compromising future generations.

4) Cultural Sustainability: Rooted in the preservation of cultural heritage, this type of sustainability recognizes the importance of traditions, languages, and customs, fostering a sense of identity and continuity for communities.

What is the primary goal of sustainability?

The primary goals of sustainability encompass a holistic approach to forge a balanced and resilient future for the planet and its inhabitants. This involves environmental conservation to safeguard ecosystems, biodiversity, and resources, social equity for inclusive and fair societies, economic prosperity fostering growth while minimizing negative impacts, resource efficiency promoting responsible resource use, cultural preservation recognizing diversity and heritage, climate action mitigating and adapting to change, and education for informed decision-making and positive change.

Who is the head of Sika sustainability?

Patricia Heidtman – Chief Innovation and Sustainability Officer – Sika | LinkedIn.

What is ESG?

ESG, which stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance, is a comprehensive framework used to assess a company's sustainability and ethical impact. Environmental factors evaluate a company's ecological practices, such as its carbon footprint and resource use. Social considerations focus on a company's relationships with its employees, communities, and broader societal impact. Governance examines the company's internal policies, leadership structure, and overall corporate behavior.

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