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KWS Sustainability Reports

Key Figures

As a plant breeding company, KWS is part of the agricultural value chain. We mainly require heat for drying seed, and cold and heat for breeding work in greenhouses or climatic chambers, and for operating agricultural machinery. Our global energy requirements totaled 1,028 (1,026) terajoules (TJ) in fiscal 2022/2023, of which 24% (23%) was covered by renewable energies.

KWS has set itself the goal of reducing Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 50% by 2030 compared with the baseline year 2020/2021. Our aim is to reduce our emissions to net zero in 2050. These objectives are geared toward meeting the 1.5 degree target defined in the Paris Agreement. We are also comitted to SBTI target setting and plan applying for official approval after publication of our scope 3 footprin

Previous sustainability reports

KWS Group Sustainability Report 2021/2022

KWS Group Sustainability Report 2020/2021

KWS Group Sustainability Report 2019/2020

KWS Group GRI-Report 2018/2019

KWS Group GRI-Report 2017/2018

KWS Sustainability Report Germany 2016/2017

KWS Sustainability Report Germany 2015/2016

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