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Vaillant Group wins the German Sustainability Award

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  • Sustainability
  • Company

Remscheid, 24 November 2023

  • Vaillant Group wins the German Sustainability Award for the third time

  • Honoured as a pioneer of transformation in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology

  • Focus on heat pump technology contributes to the heat transition in Europe

The Remscheid-based heating technology specialist Vaillant Group received the German Sustainability Award in Düsseldorf on 23 November 2023. The Vaillant Group came out on top against eleven competitors in the company-category as a "pioneer of transformation" in the heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning technology sector. In the opinion of the expert jury, the company has made an exemplary contribution to the sustainable transformation of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning technology. The Vaillant Group has "made particularly effective, exemplary contributions to the transformation, thereby setting an example and sending the right signals in its industry and beyond," the jury explained. This is the third time the company has won the German Sustainability Award. In 2015, the Vaillant Group was recognized as the most sustainable large company. In 2011, the heating technology specialist received the German Sustainability Award in the "Most Sustainable Product" category.

For more than 10 years, the Vaillant Group has been pursuing a comprehensive and long-term sustainability strategy in which binding ecological and social targets have been defined. In its product development, the company focuses primarily on heat pumps that use renewable energy to heat buildings.

"We are delighted to receive this new award. For many years, the Vaillant Group's strategic focus has been on environmentally friendly heat pump technology. In recent years, we have extensively expanded both our product portfolio and our production capacities for heat pumps in all European markets. As one of the market leaders, we are thus helping to successfully shape the heating transition in Europe and achieve the European climate targets in the building sector," says Vaillant Group CEO Dr-Ing. Norbert Schiedeck.

The Vaillant Group is an internationally active company based in Remscheid, Germany, which operates in the fields of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology. As one of the global market and technology leaders, the Vaillant Group develops and manufactures customised products, systems and services to provide a comfortable living environment. Its product portfolio ranges from efficient heating devices based on conventional energy sources to system solutions for using renewable energy. In the financial year 2022, the company, which has been family-owned since its foundation in 1874, generated sales of around 3.7 billion euros with its workforce of 17,000.


Jens Wichtermann
Jens Wichtermann

Jens Wichtermann

Group Director Communication, Sustainability & Government Relations

Phone: +49 2191 18 2754

Mobile: +49 175 295 1810

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