TOMRA is working to transform how we obtain, use and reuse the planet's resources to enable a world without waste.

TOMRA’s solutions can help address sustainability challenges related to resource scarcity and depletion, unsustainable consumption, climate change, urbanization, and waste in nature. Our current focus and ambition for sustainability at TOMRA is that we want to get to a point where sustainability is the natural way of thinking and doing business across the company in all contexts.

Our Strategy

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    Leading the Resource Revolution while becoming a fully circular business and being safe, fair, and inclusive. A threefold sustainability ambition describes what we want to achieve.
  • Focus areas
    Focus areas

    Focus areas

    Five strategic focus areas guide our sustainability efforts where they matter most and where we can have the biggest impact.
  • Targets


    Fifteen sustainability targets drive action towards greater impact and realizing our sustainability ambition. 

TOMRA's commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

TOMRA is fully committed to delivering on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As "leaders of the Resource Revolution", sustainable development is at the core of our business model and strategy. TOMRA is a solutions provider in the necessary transition to a resource-efficient, low-carbon economy. With increasing demand for sustainable products and solutions there are opportunities for us to deliver significant positive impacts across several of the SDGs. An assessment of our activities reveals on SDG in particular where our contribution delivers the most impact: SDG 12 – Responsible consumption and production.

Click on the circles on the illustration below to read more information about each SDG.

Responsible Consumption and Production

Sustainable consumption and production – aims at “doing more and better with less.” TOMRA’s vision of “leading the Resource Revolution” and our mission “to create sensor-based solutions for optimal resource productivity,” fit squarely within this agenda. All our business units deliver positive impact on several of the SDG 12 sub-targets, including: Sustainably manage natural resources; reduce food waste and food
loss; prevent and reduce waste through recycling and reuse; partnerships and education for sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature.

Sustainable Cities and Communities

Sorting solutions for sustainable waste management.

Industry Innovations and Infrastructure

Technology innovations for resource productivity.

Life Below Water

Turning off the tap on land for plastic pollution through collection systems and closed loop recycling.

Zero Hunger

Food sorting solutions that increase agricultural yield and reduce food loss along production and supply chains.

Climate Action

Avoiding carbon emissions from both material production and waste management through collection and sorting solutions for recycling.

Supporting and Crosscutting goals

SDGs 5, 8 and 17 are supporting, crosscutting goals where we strive to have a positive impact through the way that we work. At TOMRA, we consider delivering on these SDGs as part of our "license to operate".

Sustainability @TOMRA

Nicolai Prytz, TOMRA Director of Sustainability and Strategy
Nicolai Prytz
Director Sustainability and Strategy