Saving resources together

We cannot attract the best talents and the best customers if we do not offer passion, social awareness and the urge to challenge status quo. Therefore, we challenge our customers. Our suppliers. Ourselves. Otherwise, it is impossible to add the pivotal value that is our reason for existing.

back to school 28 futures

As part of our ongoing commitment with SOS Children's Villages and Engineers without Borders, we have supplied 28 citizens in the city of Hawassa in Ethiopia with technical educations.

box thinking 150,000 boxes

Feedback from our customers led to a sustainability initiative that lowered Solar's annual use of cardboard boxes with 150,000.

Harvesting the sun 510 solar panels

We have covered a car park with solar panels next to our headquarters in Denmark. It provides power to run our data centre, chargers for electrical vehicles and shelter to employees' cars.

lights out 190,000 kWh

In 2019, we will replace 2,119 light sockets and light sources at our central warehouse in Vejen, Denmark. This will lower the power consumption by 36 percent.

CSR report 2018

In order to integrate CSR into our daily business, we have committed ourselves to upholding the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

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United nations global compact What is CSR to Solar?

Our approach to CSR is based on solid acumen and ethical principles, says Jens Andersen, CEO of Solar.

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SOS Children's Villages Lights out in Hawassa

After ten years without lighting, the SOS children’s village in Hawassa in Ethiopia is now self-sufficient in power and lighting.

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Sunny summer A record year for solar power

During three months of summer last year, photovoltaic systems in Denmark generated enough power to cover the yearly power usage of 120,000 households.

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Delicious dirt Coffee grounds turned into oyster mushrooms

Solar provides equipements for innovators to reduce food waste. "The idea behind the project just appealed to me" says Rasmus H. Vemmelund from Solar.

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Reports Solar and UNGC

As a participant in UN Global Compact, we have communicated our progress on corporate social responsibility since 2011. Read all reports here.

CSR News list

Check out our list of other CSR related news. You'll find anything from Rhinos at the Zoo to solar powered CEOs on longboards.

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Code of Conduct Responsible sourcing

We want to be sure that the product we offer have been produced and transported in an ethical manner. Therefore, our suppliers have agreed to our Code of Conduct

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Solar Polaris Get paid by the sun

With a service life of more than 30 years, solar panels turn the sun into an inexpensive, sustainable energy source. Solar Polaris gives you the opportunity to save money and contribute to a sustainable society.

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CDP facts and figures How we reduce CO2

Global CO2 emission is an issue we take seriously at Solar, and we are taking several measures to promote environmental responsibility throughout the group.

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Whistle-blower portal

Our whistle-blower set-up invites internal and external stakeholders to expose any kind of information or activity that is deemed illegal, unethical, or not correct.

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