Basel, 22 March 2021 – Aspiring to become a role model in its industry, the Straumann Group’s Board and Executive Management will further strengthen its sustainability efforts including Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) aspects. Correspondingly, the Group decided to establish a sustainability accelerator initiative with the goal to define the scope, targets, roadmap and deliverables by 2022.
Furthermore, in addition to its well-established sustainability reporting which has been based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standard for the past 14 years, the company intends to incorporate industry-specific elements of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) into its Annual Report 2021.
The Straumann Group (SIX: STMN) is a global leader in tooth replacement and orthodontic solutions that restore smiles and confidence. It unites global and international brands that stand for excellence, innovation and quality in replacement, corrective and digital dentistry, including Anthogyr, ClearCorrect, Dental Wings, Medentika, Neodent, NUVO, Straumann and other fully/partly owned companies and partners. In collaboration with leading clinics, institutes and universities, the Group researches, develops, manufactures and supplies dental implants, instruments, CADCAM prosthetics, biomaterials and digital solutions for use in tooth replacement and restoration or to prevent tooth loss.
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, the Group currently employs more than 7300 people worldwide and its products, solutions and services are available in more than 100 countries through a broad network of distribution subsidiaries and partners.