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Sustainability

At NKT, we are dedicated to power cable technology and our purpose is to connect you, us and society to a greener world by enabling sustainable energy transmission. As the world moves towards green energy, we take centre stage. Our cable technology is key in powering modern life, global society and future generations with clean and renewable energy. We take our central position seriously and are actively taking actions to reduce our impact on the climate and to strengthen our social impact.
NKT has been a signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2009 and have committed to run our business in accordance with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We are also setting ambitious Science Based Targets supporting the 1.5° scenario of the Paris Climate Agreement.
1960

Develop the first methods to recycle cable scrap

  
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1995
Telecom Icons

Market first PVC and halogen free cables and cords

  
Telecom Icons
2009

UN Global Compact membership signed

  
UN Global Compact
2011
Green Qaddy

Introduction of Qaddy® a unique cable drum and trolley in one.

  
Green Qaddy
2019

Deliver the cable system for Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution

Connecting Denmark and Germany via offshore wind farms
Stock image offshore windmill farm
2020
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Commit to Science Based Target initiative for Business ambition for 1,5° scenario

  
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2021

Improved ESG ratings

NKT recognized for sustainability practises
ESG concept. Criteria environmental social and corporate governance in sustainable ethical business and industry
2022
Cable laying offshore wind project

World’s first cables with low-carbon material

 Used for Dogger Bank C offshore high voltage connection and in the Swedish low-voltage power grid
Cable laying offshore wind project
2030

Internal target of 90% CO2 reduction in scope 1 and 2 (from 2019)

  
onshore windmill park with stormy clouds and a blue sky, windmill park in the ocean. Netherlands Europe
2050
Offshore Windmill farm in the ocean Westermeerwind park, windmills isolated at sea on a beautiful bright day Netherlands Flevoland Noordoostpolder. Huge windmill turbines

Net-zero company

  
Offshore Windmill farm in the ocean Westermeerwind park, windmills isolated at sea on a beautiful bright day Netherlands Flevoland Noordoostpolder. Huge windmill turbines

Sustainability partnerships and memberships

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