Our employees are one of the most important pillars of SGL Carbon's success. Their skills, expertise, commitment and innovative strength ensure the continuous development of the company. SGL Carbon promotes education as well as training and pays attention to diversity and equal treatment. Occupational health and safety is a top priority at SGL Carbon.
However, our responsibility goes beyond our own company. The same values and rules also apply to our suppliers and their employees. Compliance with human rights, environmental and social standards is essential for us.
SGL Carbon's employees are essential to the success of the company! That is why SGL Carbon strives to attract the best talents and to develop and retain employees in a targeted manner.
In addition to numerous education and training opportunities, SGL Carbon also relies on a diverse, fair and value-based work and management culture as well as a performance-based compensation structure. Various time and work models enable an individual work-life balance.
The company offers all employees the opportunity to develop their full potential. This understanding isspecified, among other things, in the Code of Conduct, the SGL competency model and the SGL Value Carta.
|2022||2021||Change in %|
|Number of employees||4.760||4.680||+1,7%|
|Share of women in total workforce||17%||17%||stable|
|Share of women in senior management||20%||19%||+1% point|
|Number of part-time employees in Germany (part-time ratio)||10,0%||7,2%||+2,8% point|
"Coming home safe and sound every day."
The occupational health and safety of our employees is a top priority at SGL Carbon. As a responsible company, protecting the health and safety of employees is both an ethical obligation and a requirement for the company's performance.
SGL Carbon also attaches importance to appropriate standards for business partners and takes occupational health and safety aspects into account when selecting suppliers.
The Code of Conduct and the globally applicable Health & Safety Policy and its guidelines set out the binding occupational health and safety requirements for all employees. In addition, the Supplier Code ensures that the standards also apply to our suppliers and are considered in the selection process.
Training courses, the close investigation of accidents and regular and spontaneous inspections at the sites ensure that we continuously improve our occupational safety measures and thus health protection for our employees.
|2022||2021||Change in %|
|Lost Time Injury (LTI) frequency rate per 1 million working hours||2,3||2,8||-17,9%|
SGL Carbon attaches particular importance to respect for human rights. In the SGL Carbon Code of Conduct, the company has committed to upholding the principles of the UN Global Compact and to respecting and protecting human rights. The Human Rights Guideline was already introduced group-wide in 2018. This policy is available in a total of nine languages and is part of the recruitment documents at all SGL sites.
Extensive training underpins the importance of human rights for SGL Carbon, both within our own company and for our suppliers. In 2022, 1,783 employees participated in the current human rights training.