Sustainable innovation Customer demand for sustainable products is increasing. It is in Abloy’s long- and short-term interest to ensure that the company run a sustainable business and offer the customers sustainable solutions. Abloy has focused on improving its sustainability profile for several years. It monitors performance in the manufacturing plants and have implemented improvement targets in many important areas. To improve the performance further, ABLOY has increased the focus on sustainability in new product innovation. Abloy’s ambition is to develop new product concepts that are truly innovative in the way they solve customer problems or create customer value, while being based on more sustainable solutions and processes. To maximize the sustainability of new products and solutions, Abloy considers the whole life cycle of products and focus the engineering efforts on areas where the greatest impact can be achieved. Abloy intends to reduce its use of chemicals, energy and materials needed to fulfill security, safety and convenience requirements. The ultimate aim is to reduce the negative impact of our products and processes. The reuse aspect is addressed through an increased focus on modularity.