11. Usage of Natural Resources

The company discloses the extent to which natural resources are used for the company’s business activities. Possible options here are materials, the input and output of water, soil, waste, energy, land and biodiversity as well as emissions for the life cycles of products and services.

All natural resources used for business activities have been reported for all sites (as of 2010 and 2011). The aspect biodiversity is not regarded as relevant for the activities of Fraunhofer UMSICHT.
All consumptions are documented on the SBSC and in the sustainability report.