What is Reynaers Act?
Reynaers Act is our sustainability strategy and our commitment to help tackle climate change by setting and meeting specific targets. Actions speak louder than words and Reynaers Act lays out specific sustainability targets to reduce emissions in line with the UK Government’s pledge to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
This report details how Reynaers will take action to reduce the carbon footprint of our operations by reducing emissions in our business, value chain, products, and the buildings they are used in.
Science-Based Targets Initiative
How it will work in practice
Watch Managing Director of Reynaers Aluminium UK Richard Hall explain the key points of Reynaers Act and how it will work in practice to support sustainable building solutions through the use of circular products to cut waste and energy as part of an overall focus on sustainable operations – and the wider role this has to play in supporting people and society through creating a comfortable living and working environment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Reynaers sustainability strategy focuses on the four areas where we can make a real difference - in the buildings our products are used in, the products we develop, in our own company and through our people. Our FAQ explains this in greater depth as well as how we aim to help cut carbon emissions through the strategy laid out in Reynaers Act. Also outlined is how the carbon footprint of the built environment can be reduced by thermally efficient products, and manufacturing innovations that help architects and contractors design and create more sustainable buildings in the UK.
Sustainable Building Design
The built environment is responsible for 25 per cent of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions – the key to reducing that is through a #United effort to find sustainable building solutions. Circular products reduce waste and emissions from manufacturing materials such aluminium.
Reynaers already produces nine Cradle to Cradle certified circular aluminium systems and will extend this to account for 60 per cent of aluminium product turnover by 2024. By creating more Cradle to Cradle certified products we will support architects in the UK to design buildings with a low carbon footprint.
Using sustainable, thermally efficient products will allow architects and contractors to secure certification that recognises low energy solutions that offer comfort and value, such as Passive House and Minergie. Reynaers will increase the use of recycled materials and choose components that allow for easy disassembly and re-use. We have already secured an initial supply of low-carbon aluminium to allow us to offer more low-carbon products and will continue to investigate and secure other strategic solutions to support this.
Digital passports for sustainable building design
Sustainability Best Practice
"The Reynaers Act Strategy Report is a milestone for our business, as we commit to doing more for our planet. It will require all of us to play a role. That is why we invite you to join us and act with Reynaers."
CEO Reynaers Group