Governance and corporate commitment

We take our business processes and logistics seriously and ensure that we adhere to ESG recommendations and regulations. It is part of our culture. And we take it even a step further. Whether internal or external, we are committed to creating lasting value.

Corporate culture

When we say that sustainability is a way of life at K2, we mean it!
From day one, K2 Systems has been covering its power requirements with 100% renewable energy. Our goal is to become a climate-neutral company by 2030. We are proud to present our new headquarters in Renningen-Malmsheim, a state-of-the-art warehouse and office building, built to be in harmony with the surroundings.

PV systems
100%
PV-System

clean energy produced with our Dome 6 and WallPV systems

Lights
LED
Rain-Water SVG

LED lights provide efficiency in our offices and warehouses

Output
736 kWp

PV system on the roof and facade with a total output of 736 kWp

Rainwater
Water
Rain-Water SVG

Rainwater is gathered and used to rinse our lavatories

Getting to and from work

Commuting is something we do almost every day. Therefore, we try to approach this requirement in the most environmentally friendly way possible. At K2:


  • · Over half of our car fleet consists of electric cars

  • · We offer flexible office, a mix of on-site and work-at-home

  • · We offer generous subsidies for E-Bikes

  • · We provide financial incentives for using public transportation

  • · We have free electric loading stations on site

We are switching our fleet to electric vehicles.

Our daily culture

Sustainability is something that starts at individual level in and out of the office.


  • · Our office is paperless

  • · We offer free regional, Fair Trade, and Bio refreshments and fruits on premise

  • · We provide financial support for local gyms and fitness studios

  • · We provide incentives for purchasing sustainable brands

Governance

Support at multiple levels

Since 2004, K2 Systems has been making its contribution to realising the energy revolution as efficiently and sustainably as possible. But we can only succeed if we do it together. That is why we also actively support professional associations at a European, national and regional level.

German associations

Germany: German Solar Association (BSW-Solar)

For more than 40 years, the association has represented the interests of solar companies in Germany. It provides information, advice and communication in activities between business, politics and consumers. In addition to comprehensive press and public relations work, the BSW also provides rapid industry information.

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Germany: Solar Cluster Baden-Württemberg

Since 2012, this initiative has been in place for regional companies from all parts of the solar value chain, such as module, inverter or mounting system manufacturers as well as municipal utilities and research institutes. The central goals are to raise public awareness of the industrial and economic importance of solar energy and to actively develop the legal parameters for further expansion. Two specific projects that we have realised together with association partners show that we can achieve more together: the 1.35 MW project in Neckarsulm with Orange Solar and the 443 kWp project in Esslingen with EnBW.

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Germany: Federal Association of Medium-Sized Businesses BVMW

The Federal Association of Medium-Sized Businesses is the voice of the SME sector. As a network “by companies for companies”, it represents the interests of around 30 employer and business associations with over 900,000 entrepreneurial voices within the framework of the SME Alliance. The aim is to make companies fit for the future in global competition, especially through innovations for sustainable business, corporate environmental protection, key technologies and appropriate product development.

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European associations

SolarPower Europe

More than 200 companies over the entire solar value chain from more than 38 countries are represented here. Together with SolarPower Europe, we are developing important quality standards for the construction of PV systems. We are also strengthening the role of solar energy as an absolute key energy in the European and global energy market for political decision-makers.

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Switzerland: Swissolar

Swissolar is the Swiss Solar Energy Professionals Association. It advocates a stronger deployment of solar energy in Switzerland, whether as solar thermal for domestic warm water preparation and heating, as solar power or by applying the principles of solar construction.

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Austria: PV Austria

The Federal Association Photovoltaic Austria is a voluntary and non-partisan interest group with the aim of improving the framework conditions for the photovoltaic and electricity storage industry in Austria. To this end, the association represents the industry with a strong voice in politics, business and the public and creates the necessary framework conditions for one of the most important technologies of the future. Its members include over 330 companies and more than 100 private interested parties along the entire value chain.

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United Kingdom: Solar Energy UK

Solar Energy UK is an established trade association working for and representing the entire solar and energy storage value chain. It represents a thriving member-led community of over 230 businesses and associates. Purpose of Solar Energy UK is to catalyse the collective strengths of their members to build a clean energy system for everyone’s benefit.

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Italy: Italia Solare

Italia Solare is the only association in Italy dedicated exclusively to photovoltaics and technological integrations for intelligent energy management. Members include among others companies and organizations active along the whole value chain: energy traders, technology manufacturers, distributors, designers and installers, EPC and universities.

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France: ENERPLAN

ENERPLAN is the representative union of the solar industry in France and has members throughout the solar value chain. Since its creation, ENERPLAN has brought together several hundred companies to represent solar professionals and defend their interests, and to lead, structure and develop the sector.

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International associations

Australia: Clean Energy Council

The Clean Energy Council is the peak body for the Australian clean energy industry and is a membership-based organisation representing Australia’s leading renewable energy and energy storage companies and rooftop solar installers to promote the development of clean energy.

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Brasil: ABSOLAR & ABGD

The Associação Brasileira de Energia Solar (ABSOLAR) and the Associação Brasileira de Geração Distribuída (ABGD) bring together companies from the entire value chain of the photovoltaic sector that are active in Brazil. They coordinate, represent and defend the interests of their members with regard to the development of the market and the sector, as well as publicising photovoltaic solar energy in the country.

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