Sustainability - Pilkington

Sustainability. Our environment is the basis of all our business and we will protect nature, communities and people. We have an opportunity to make a difference in everything we make, because we all have the power to makechange™.

Sustainability FAQs - Pilkington

One of the significant sustainability advantages of glass as a material is that, unlike many other materials, it can be recycled indefinitely. The only real constraint in glassmaking terms is colour. Whilst it is possible to use clear glass cullet in the production of coloured glass it is not practicable to do the reverse.


We’re committed to reducing our Scope 1, Scope 2 (Greenhouse Gas CO2e), and Scope 3 emissions by 30% by 2030*. We want to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. These targets along with developing more innovative and sustainable products form the basis of our climate change strategy.

NSG’s Solar Glass Float Furnace in U.S. Starts Operation - Pilkington

With the expanded supply capability for VA products, such as solar glass and other products, NSG Group intends to drive its growth strategy while supporting the expansion of renewable energy. NSG’s Solar Glass Float Furnace in U.S. Starts Operation.

Embrace change

Embrace change in our culture. We all have the ability to dream, to open our minds to new ideas. The more of us that share, discuss, and encourage new ideas, the better our future will be.

Pilkington Profilit™ helps biopower plant “Seize the Future”

15 Dec 2021. Carpe Futurum is Latin for Seize the Future – it is also the name of Sweden’s latest biopower plant in Uppsala – and Pilkington Profilit™ is helping this spectacular, climate smart, sustainable project achieve its renewable agenda.

Energy Saving - Pilkington

Energy Saving Glass - Warm Coatings In the late 1980s Pilkington achieved its biggest advance in float technology since its invention three decades earlier, when it announced success with continuous on-line coating to make low-emissivity glasses at up to 1 km per hour.

IFC Invests in NSG Group to support manufacturing capacity ... - Pilkington

The plant will be constructed to utilize the latest NSG worldwide technology supporting the achievement of industry and sustainability targets. This includes aspects such as application of Industry 4.0 standards and technologies that support the decarbonization ambition of NSG Group.

Guarding and protection: how to specify glass barriers - Pilkington

Guarding and protection: how to specify glass barriers. Featured Article. 10 Dec 2019. Designing glass for use in barriers can appear complex at first, with a number of safety and technical measures to take into consideration. In this article we explain the design principles behind some of the most common glass barriers.

What is Energy-efficient Glazing? - Pilkington

What is Energy-efficient Glazing? Energy-efficient glazing is the term used to describe the double glazing or triple glazing used in modern windows in homes.

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