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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 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. The Science Based Targets initiative has validated and approved our near-term emissions reduction targets as part of our decarbonization journey.

Our sustainability journey and future commitments


Develop the first methods to recycle cable scrap


Market first PVC and halogen free cables and cords


UN Global Compact membership signed


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


Deliver the cable system for Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution

Connecting Denmark and Germany via offshore wind farms

Commit to Science Based Target initiative for Business ambition for 1,5° scenario


Improved ESG ratings

NKT recognized for sustainability practises

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

Science Basted Target initiative has approved the near-term science-based targets of NKT.


Target of 90% GHG emissions reduction of scope 1 and 2 (from 2019) and 27,5% GHG emissions reduction of scope 3 (from 2019).


Net-zero company


Sustainability partnerships and memberships