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.


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.

Effects of noise pollutiion

As a growing body of evidence reveals the damaging impacts of noise pollution, it’s important that we respond. Good acoustic designs that absorb sound help professionals and students to think and talk more easily, and at the same time create better environments for learning and healing.

What happens in a fire

All fires require three elements: a source of ignition, combustible materials, and oxygen.

Financial performance

Our financial results are strong, with net sales and EBIT margin up on the year. And we are debt free.

Hidden benefits of home improvement

During home renovation, upgrading what’s inside your walls can make the biggest difference of all.

Nine months since Grenfell – what are we waiting for?

What has changed to make homes safer from fire since Grenfell? Bluntly, almost nothing. Every piece of official government guidance that allows Grenfell-type facade materials on tall buildings is still in place.


At the pinnacle of ROCKWOOL’s strategy is our corporate Purpose: “To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living”. It embodies the fact that stone is our core raw material and the bedrock on which our business is based.

Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can reduce the environmental footprint of a growing population

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.