Goals & Outlook


Status of Goals set in 2015/2016

Integrated management system: certification of the Charleston site, USA, to the ISO 14001 environmental standard. Recertification of all sites according to the new specifications of the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards.

Corporate entity: Charleston site (USA) and groupwide

Deadline: 2017

Implementation status:

All the sites were recertified to ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 in 2017. The Charleston plant (USA) was added to the ISO 14001 Group certificate in April 2019.

New Goals

Integrated management system: Our Istanbul technical center will be added to the ISO 9001 Group certificate in 2020. The German sites will be recertified to new ISO 50001:2018.

Future Topics

Since 2019, we have been aligning our occupational health & safety processes and standards with the new ISO 45001:2018 standard (previously OHSAS 18001). We are preparing certification of the sites in Jandira (Brazil) and Jincheon (South Korea) in line with the new ISO 45001:2018 standard.

In 2019, the regional focus of WACKER’s sustainability management activities will be on Europe, and on Southeast Asia in 2020, where we will examine environmental, health and safety aspects at individual sites.