Sustainability and Environmental Responsibility Report - Catalog - Page 5
ENVIRONMENTA L /
nvironmental stewardship has been a way of life at Crown for decades, and the
company intends to continue its multi-faceted approach to preserving the envi-
ronment for decades to come. Crown believes it is simply the right and responsible
thing to do for future generations.
Unlike other manufacturers that source most of their components, Crown manufactures most of the parts used in Crown’s lift trucks — up to 85 percent. Crown’s
vertically integrated, lean processes afford it complete control over design and
manufacturing. By making sustainability a top priority, this level of control helps the
company achieve a level of environmental compliance difficult for outsourcing manufacturers to maintain.
up to 85%
of the parts used
in its lift trucks.
On a global scale, Crown strives for
quality, reducing water, waste and ener-
all applicable laws and regulations relat-
superior efficiency while maintaining
gy consumption, increasing production
ed to employment practices and human
ongoing initiatives to reduce unneces-
efficiencies, and recycling.
rights, especially child labor prevention.
is general practice to conserve when
Crown continues to implement additional
Crown is proud of its facilities that have
possible, reduce when needed while
supply chain optimization initiatives to re-
achieved zero landfill status and ISO
ensuring it is done safely. The com-
duce emissions related to transportation
14001 certification which underscores
pany works tirelessly to explore and
requirements, all while building healthy,
its commitment to conserving resourc-
implement opportunities that make a
ethical business relationships with its
es and protecting the environment in
sustainable difference – improving air
suppliers, who are required to observe
the communities where it operates.
sary waste. Throughout its facilities, it
PA R T 1 / Core Values + Focus Areas