Key Data on the Environment, Social Issues and Corporate Governance

Rieter has been committed to sustainability with regard to the environment, social issues and corporate governance (ESG) for many years. ESG is an integral part of the company’s corporate strategy. Rieter strives to support the energy transition by 2050 and the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. For Rieter, sustainability has the following dimensions: On the one hand, it is about the contribution that Rieter makes to sustainable textile production. The focus here is on energy consumption and raw material in the spinning process. The digitalization of the spinning mill also plays an important part. On the other hand, it is about improving Rieter’s key in-house environmental data. 

The sustainability strategy is based on the following pillars:


  • Sustainable Spinning Processes Thanks to Rieter Technology 
  • Energy-Efficient and Ecological Production Concepts


  • Safe and Healthy Workplaces
  • Continuous Education and Training
  • Diversity
  • Suppliers
  • Social Engagement

Corporate Governance

  • Code of Conduct
  • Business Ethics
  • Certificates, Awards and Ratings

These principles are set out in the following guidelines:

Each year, the company publishes data on “the environment, social issues and corporate governance”. 

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Safety, Health and Environmental Mission Statement

Safety, health and the environment are of fundamental importance to the Rieter Group. Rieter therefore pursues an integrated corporate policy, focusing on the following key areas:

  • Safe products and working conditions at all Rieter locations
  • Sustainable and efficient use of resources over the entire life cycle
  • Compliance with applicable legal requirements and Rieter’s internal guidelines