Spirax Group is a world-leading thermal energy management and niche pumping group. Based in the UK, the company has a global network of operating companies and sales offices in nearly 70 countries worldwide, directly serving over 110,000 customers.

Global responsibility in engineering

To create sustainable value for all their stakeholders, Spirax ‘work to engineer a more efficient, safer and sustainable world’ and their vision is ‘to engineer a more sustainable future’.

As a member of the FTSE4Good Index, Spirax have made environmental commitments to fight climate change and improve biodiversity. For example, they have committed to achieving Net-Zero greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2040 and establish a 2030 biodiversity net gain target. This, coupled with their commitment to the communities in which they work, shows Spirax Group are actively working towards a more sustainable future for all.

This commitment to being globally responsible is seen as the right thing to do and also because it makes business sense. A focus on sustainability drives behaviours that cut costs and increase operational efficiency while creating new business opportunities and mitigating risk. Spirax endorses the belief that sustainability enhances a competitive edge, helping achieve growth and deliver shareholder value.

Purpose of partnership

  • Spirax Group’s charitable fund has enabled Engineers Without Borders UK to deliver against our mission to radically transform the culture of engineering
  • Spirax Group staff support the Engineering for People Design Challenge through the skills based volunteer review opportunity
  • Spirax Group senior leadership consistently volunteer as grand finals judges for the Engineering for People Design Challenge to support the brightest young talent in engineering
  • Spirax Group proudly sponsor the Engineering for People Design challenge raising their brand visibility to over 10,000 students annually

“Spirax Group’s purpose is to create sustainable value for all our stakeholders as we engineer a more efficient, safer and sustainable world. We are delighted to partner with Engineers Without Borders UK to support them in achieving their mission to put global responsibility at the heart of engineering. Together, we are engineering sustainable mindsets and ensuring a better future for all.”

Sarah Peers, Group Head of Sustainability


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