Innovation and compliance are two of the fundamental pillars on which we create value for our clients.
Verifying the traceability of incoming materials is a fundamental prerogative.
The metals we process – gold, silver, platinum and palladium – usually arrive from:
In our industry, the suppliers of raw materials are very often our clients, who retain ownership of the material we process.
We work with customers in over 50 countries:
By means of targets production, we guarantee our clients the traceability of the metal in their (semi)finished products.
The information in the sections "About Argor-Heraeus," "Involve our stakeholders," and "Work for a transparent and responsible chain" refer to the entire company.
The information in the sections "Contribute to local development, " "Protect the environment," and "Grow with our employees" refers mainly to our Mendrisio headquarters, where almost all the production takes place and most of the company’s employees work. Only significant indicators are reported for other locations, based on currently available data. The Hong Kong branch also works for the Heraeus Group, not solely for Argor-Heraeus.
The data reported on this site cover the period from 1 January to 31 December 2020. Data updated to the latest quarter of 2021 are available for selected key indicators. The previous Sustainability Report refers to 2019.
Reference to GRI Guidelines
This report was prepared in conformity to the latest Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Guidelines, "Core" option (version adopted: GRI Standards).
Most of the information in this Report was checked during the internal and external audits required for Argor-Heraeus certifications.
Likewise, the measurement standards adopted for the reporting of data are the strictest and most widely adopted. Therefore, we have decided not to subject this Sustainability Report to additional external certification audits.