As one of the first production facilities, the production and logistics centre in Edelstal has been awarded the European Water Stewardship (EWS) Gold Level Certification in 2014.

This is an award for the centre’s sustainable efforts and initiatives for the conservation of water as a resource.

The EWS system helps to integrate the goals of the EU Water Framework Directive on a business level and to evaluate, improve, maintain and communicate the sustainable use of water and the protection of ecosystems. The standard requires specific criteria for spring protection, water quality but also effluent disposal that go beyond the limits of the business.