Our thinking

Discover our view on some of the major challenges we are facing today.

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Urbanization and sustainable megacity

With good design and materials, rapid urbanisation can be sustainable.

Urbanization

Cities are growing. With that comes challenges. Urban flooding and fire fatalities being some of them. Intense rainfall overwhelms the capacity of the drainage systems in cities.

Acoustic capabilities

From railways to tramways, roads to airports, good infrastructure is crucial to urban life, which can be very noisy. The resulting ground-borne vibration, traffic noise – and not to mention human noise pollution – all have a serious and negative impact on our wellbeing, especially in densely populated areas.

Jens' message

Read the full message from CEO, Jens Birgersson in the Sustainability report 2017

How to build a sustainable future

When environmental goals are more important than ever, improving energy efficiency in buildings presents an immediate opportunity to make our towns and cities healthier, safer and more sustainable.

Fire resilience

In land-scarce urban areas, more and more people are working and making their homes in high-rise buildings. These structures can be brilliant solutions to the challenge of safely housing a growing population.

Together we can build tomorrow today

Under the title, “Building tomorrow today”, ROCKWOOL Group’s 2017 Sustainability Report details our efforts to continuously improve existing and create new solutions to tackle today’s big issues, including climate change, urbanisation, and resource scarcity. We’re empowering our customers and society at large to create healthier, more resilient places for people to live, work and play, while reducing our own environmental footprint in the process.

ROCKWOOL Group celebrates 80th anniversary

ROCKWOOL Group has come a long way since its early days of production in Hedehusene, Denmark in 1937. The Group has expanded its product range well beyond building insulation, employs more than 10,800 employees, operates in 38 countries with 40 manufacturing facilities and sells its products in 100+ countries around the world.

Sustainability

Read the 2017 sustainability report

Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can reduce the environmental footprint of a growing population

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