Environment and Climate

Creating value – conserving the environment

We are a global leader in environmental protection and energy efficiency and, as an energy-intensive company in the base materials industry, are aware of our responsibility for the environment and the climate. Using state-of-the-art technology, we minimize our ecological footprint. Aurubis products make a key contribution to the energy transition and to improving people's CO2 balance in their everyday lives.


Strategy, Targets & Performance

At Aurubis, we strive to produce at a very high environmental standard across all production sites and business processes.


Thanks to responsible and close cooperation with business partners and stakeholder groups, as well as participation in committees and associations, Aurubis contributes to the political process.

Energy & Climate Protection

The efficient use of energy is not only an ecological responsibility for Aurubis but an economic one as well.

Industrial Heat

The largest industrial heat project in Germany. A climate alliance of Aurubis und Enercity.

Technical Environmental Protection

Technical Environmental Protection is an important pillar of environmental protection at Aurubis. This also requires a willingness to implement innovative technologies.


The European REACH directive, which has been in effect since 2007, created a new framework for chemicals management.


Aurubis would like to offer you the best possible service. To do this, we store information about your visit in so-called cookies. You can find detailed information about the use of cookies on this website under “Show details.” You can check or uncheck the options in the following selection bar to choose which of the different cookies you want to accept. However, you cannot deselect necessary cookies. By clicking OK, you agree to the use of cookies.

Show details

Necessary cookies help to make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Necessary Cookies

Name of Cookie Function Storage period

cookie-popup /

Stores whether (functional) cookies have been accepted. 24 months from setting / update

functional-cookies /

Stores whether (optional) cookies have been accepted. 24 months from setting / update


Amazon AWS: Used when distributing user requests to the servers.

Until the end of the session


Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that affects the way a website behaves or looks. This information includes e.g. B. Your preferred language or the region you are in.


Name of Cookie Function Storage period


Google Analytics: Used to differentiate between users and sessions

24 months from setting / update


Google Analytics: Used to determine new sessions & visits. Is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

30 minutes from setting / update


Google Analytics: In the past, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

Until the end of the session


Google Analytics: Stores where the user reached the page from.

6 months from setting / update


Google Analytics: Used to limit the request rate.

10 Minutes


Cookies are small text files that websites use to make users’ experience more efficient, to provide certain functions, or to enable certain analyses. This site uses different types of cookies . Some cookies are placed by third parties that appear on our sites. We have no technical influence on cookies placed by third parties.