Our Sustainability. Our Identity.

In our mission we commit to create good ideas based on an innovative and sustainable approach for a better future.

Today’s climate changes are becoming more urgent and in our sustainability strategy we are focused on the United National global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


GOAL 8 – promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

To promote this goal, we invest a lot in the quality and healthy life of our employees. We encourage them to be involved in various sports activities and at the same time, we promote healthy life, while the work places are provided with modern and health-friendly equipment.

Taking care about health and safety of employees.

  • employing people with disabilities
  • promoting gender equality in all work positions
  • empowering employees for improvements 
  • sustainable and constant growth of all companies in group over the years
  • ReX – Return of Experiences

GOAL 9 – build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

With constant technological advancements and investments we modernize our  facilities, technology and process.

For this purpose, we not only offer solutions and high quality products  but also strive for the cleanest possible production and create higher added value for all our partners. Our aims are:

  • strong R&D team 
  • custom design with focus on improvements..
  • innovative and eco-friendly design approach
  • investments in new ”ECO” machines, tools, …
  • investments based on circular economy vision

GOAL 12 – ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Kovis has a certified environmental management system and we strive to take care for both- the environment in which the company operates and the personal and business growth of its employees.

We are committed to use resources responsibly and recognize that the circular economy offers highly beneficial opportunities. We built up circular economy between our facilities:

  • 80 percent of our products contain recycled raw materials, and even more than 80 percent in brake discs. 
  • waste zero approch
  • circular economy process / return material
  • reducing the use of chemicals used in processes
  • using innovative materials and innovative production methods allows lower fuel consumption and consequently lower C02 emissions

GOAL 13 – take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

As a niche champion, KOVIS will contribute to a safer, more efficient and climate-friendly rail transport. We will continue to turn good ideas into a safe and sustainable future.

We encourage our employees to think creative and by developing products  we strive to improve customer benefits with a minimal impact on the environment. Our answers:

  • weight Savings (-11% )
  • energy and CO2 savings (-60% [W])
  • ventilation losses -> new design
  • optimized design for more cost – sensitive  production process
  • noise reduction
  • recyclability
  • renewable energy sources: (24% of electricity will be produced by our own solar power plant)

GOAL 17 – strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

We create high-quality, innovative, environmentally friendly products, that meet customers most wanted needs. This has been recognized by our partners on almost all continents of the world.

Solutions are fully adapted to meet the specific needs and requirements of the customer, who is also engaged in the design and development of the product.  We are focused on:

  • long-term cooperation with business partners
  • working together and supporting local schools
  • donation to local organizations (hospitals, firefighters, sport clubs…)
  • monitoring supply chains and encouraging them to follow our code of conduct and policy
  • focusing on local suppliers