Our Integrated Health, Safety, Environmental and Energy Policy (HSEE)

GKN Automotive is committed to establish, implement and maintain an Integrated Management System for Health, Safety, Environment and Energy. We are committed to:

  • Ensuring sustainable and effective management systems are in place to:
    • Prevent injuries and protect the health of everyone in our premises – employees, contractors, and visitors alike.
    • Provide Safe and Healthy workplaces for everyone, with a focus on continuous improvement to ensure the reduction of risks.
  • Create a working environment where:
    • All our employees are involved in the continuous improvement of our Health, Safety, Environment and Energy processes and systems.
    • Everyone feels responsible for their own safety and takes care of the safety of others in order to encourage Behaviour-Based Safety.
  • Define clear objectives for Health, Safety, Environment and Energy improvement, timely follow up of achievements and ensure necessary resources are available.
  • Protect and respect the environment, support, and motivate our employees to minimize the impact to the environment and to reduce energy consumption.
  • Support the implementation of more energy efficient equipment/product designs in order to constantly improve and reduce our energy needs and minimise the impact of our products on the environment.
  • Evaluate and manage the HSEE aspects and risks and opportunities of our processes, equipment, and services and minimize our impact overall.
  • Ensure that all our processes meet or exceed legal requirements and other obligations for Health and Safety, Environment and Energy.
  • Encourage employee and where existing, workers’ representatives’ participation in the development and improvement of the HSEE Management system.
  • Ensure that all employees have the required knowledge, skills, and competence to achieve the objectives and targets set.
  • Operating our business in an environmentally sustainable way by:
    • Addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, ultimately to net zero, including prevention of pollution and other specific commitments relevant to the context of the organization
    • Reduce our water consumption
    • Reduce the amount of waste generated and diverting waste from landfill.
    • Protecting biodiversity wherever we operate.
    • Sourcing raw materials in responsible, ethical, and sustainable manner.
    • Continually monitoring, measuring, evaluating, and improving the environmental performance of our operations.
    • helping our customers reduce their GHG emissions, water consumption and waste generation.


Markus Bannert
GKN Automotive

David Whetton
Management Representative
GKN Automotive