Welcome to the igefa sustainability website!

Whether you are interested in our services for our customers, the selection of products or the way the supply chain is organised,
this website will tell you all you need to know about our sustainability services throughout our added value chain.

As a family-run company, we take on social responsibility and are constantly working to
sustainably optimise our processes in order to keep our footprint as small as possible in every way.

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CSR understanding

We provide services to people.
For a clean, safe world.

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Sustainability Council

The igefa Sustainability Council is the federal control body for sustainability activities in the company group.

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Over the last five years, we have succeeded in reducing our CO2 emissions by 16 percent.

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Social Commitment

Our goal is to have an impact in
areas where help reaches
the people who need it.

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We report according to the recognised guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

certificate ISO

Successful re-certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 und 14001:2015

In September 2017, igefa once again demonstrated its well-proven quality and environmental management system through a combined re-certification audit.

Eco Vadis Gold Auszeichnung für die igefa Nachhaltigkeitswebsite

Gold status in the EcoVadis CSR ranking

This status means that igefa belongs among the best EcoVadis-evaluated companies worldwide.

igefa im Dialog 2018

Customer magazine: Current issue of "igefa im Dialog" with focus on sustainability

"Sustainable business" is the main theme of the current "igefa im Dialog". There are exciting contributions from various suppliers and an interview with the igefa board and patron of the Sustainability Council Wolfgang Eichler.

Die neue Smartphone-App „igefa GO“

ICOS GO optimizes workflows for building service providers

The new smartphone app "ICOS GO" is a useful tool for building service providers, which o
igefa Closed Loop

Closed loop

Innovation: a closed circular economy with environmentally friendly packaging

UKSH Förerstiftung

Donation of Henry Kruse to UKSH

igefa Neubau Henry Kruse Neumünster

Almost climate neutral energy supply thanks to the latest building technology

At the new Henry Kruse company location in Neumünster, great importance was placed on sustainable building technology.


Florian Jilek bei unserem igefa-Mitglied Arndt

Successful inclusion: igefa member Arndt sets a good example

A 25-year-old man with mental handicap recommended himself to work for igefa member Arndt in the warehouse. In addition, he has already made his driving license for conveyance vehicles.

Spannendes Outdoor-Training für Berliner Auszubildende

Exciting outdoor training for Berlin trainees

Every year, trainees from igefa headquarters in Blumberg and the Hildebrandt & Bartsch branch travel together to a youth hostel to complete a special trainee program.

Innovative rental supply concept for protective gloves

Innovative rental supply concept for protective gloves

Many igefa suppliers have developed solution-oriented and sustainable services which also benefit igefa customers. Just like the glove manufacturer W+R.

Collage Fahrradaktionstage

Cycling days: igefa employees bring in 3,100 euros for the WWF

The first igefa-wide cycling action days were a great success that whets the appetite for more. Employees from igefa's six corporate groups and five central companies cycled a total of 4,988.6 kilometers during the action period from May 30 to June 5, 2018.
The sustainability Code Signatory 2017

Sustainability report published in accordance with EU CSR directive

The CSR Directive Implementation Act (CSR-RUG) came into force in Germany in April 2017. 

igefa Campus Kachel

igefa Campus

Further training as a solution to personnel management challenges.

persönliche Schutzausrüstung Kachel

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

With our PPE product range, we help our customers protect their staff.

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Expert interviews

Industry experts in conversation with the igefa Sustainability Council.

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