Sustainability

Hexcel is committed to social and environmental responsibility through more sustainable production, clean and renewable energy, prioritizing worker safety and well-being, sustainable sourcing, and strict adherence to ethical, compliant business conduct.

Hexcel is committed to social and environmental responsibility through more sustainable production, clean and renewable energy, prioritizing worker safety and well-being,sustainable sourcing, and strict adherence to ethical, compliant business conduct. By embracing these elements and leveraging our innovative, diverse spirit we expect to exceed the expectations of our customers and community stakeholders.

Nick Stanage
Chairman, CEO and President


Our Commitment to Sustainability

Our journey is about developing innovations that lead to more sustainable technologies and products, more responsible operations, a healthier workplace, an accountable supply chain, an inclusive workforce, ethical business practices, and respect for the community.

Innovation
Drive innovation toward increased lightweighting, noise reduction, composite materials recycling and reuse, and the exploration of bio-sourced feedstocks to accelerate decarbonization. Encourage the increased adoption of sustainable and environmentally sound technologies for our end markets.

Environmental Stewardship
Minimize greenhouse gas emissions, increase use of renewable energy, reduce waste and increase recycling.


Workforce and Leadership
Recruit, train, reward and promote talent to build an inclusive culture that is engaged, diverse and committed to excellence.

Health & Safety
Continue efforts to ensure a safe and healthy workplace so everyone goes home every day injury free.


commitmentEthical Conduct
Translate our Hexcel Values into actions in all that we do. Reinforce our expectations for excellence in integrity through communication and training.

Supply Chain Management
Hold suppliers accountable with laws, ethical business practices, and sustainability in all of their operations.

commitmentStrong Communities
Give back to our communities not only through charitable gifts but also with our volunteer time.


2030 Sustainability Targets | 2019 baseline

All environmental measures are intensity-based; safety measure based on 200,000 worker hours.





30% reduction
greenhouse gas emissions
30% reduction
in waste to landfill
20% reduction
in freshwater use
50% improvement
in total recordable incident rate (TRIR)




100% acceptance
All suppliers will accept the Hexcel Supplier Code of Conduct or will demonstrate acceptance of an equivalent code governing their own activities.
100% compliance
We actively promote 100% compliance with all laws, regulations and company policies governing human trafficking, forced and child labor, discrimination, harassment, privacy rights, fair labor practices and freedom of association.
100% diversity sourcing
We will source diverse slates for 100% of our external salaried positions, including executive management and board of director level appointments.
10% increase
We will increase our giving through the Hexcel Foundation by 10% a year 2022 through 2025.


Additional Information

2030 Sustainability Goals | English | French | German

Our Lightweighting Solutions

Our Commitment to Environmental, Health & Safety

Our Environmental Commitment

Our Social Commitment