Christina Lindbäck is appointed SVP Corporate Sustainability for NCC GroupRead original
Christina Lindbäck will take on the new position as Senior Vice President Corporate Sustainability as of March 1st 2013 and will become a member of the NCC Group management team. Christina is currently VP Environmental Affairs for NCC Group.
“We will even further emphasize sustainability as an integrated part of NCC’s long term strategy with Christina Lindbäck as part of the Group Management team. Sustainability has been a prioritized area in NCC since a long time and it is crucial to maintain and grow the business in the future. We have a strong ambition to become one of the best companies in the field, says Peter Wågström, CEO of NCC Group.
The responsibility also includes the ethical aspects of the business – compliance, code of conduct and social responsibility. Sustainability comprises the environmental, social and economic aspects of the business. It is not only about NCC’s own efforts in the area but also very much about our stakeholders and the societies future requirements. The design of our future societies will have an impact on current and future generations where buildings and infrastructure is an important part.
“We believe that the social dimension of sustainability will grow in importance when planning and developing future societies. This is an area where NCC as a construction and property developing company will take a larger role in the future. To have a dialogue with our stakeholders, not only about the environmental and economic parts but also on the social aspect will be a prerequisite to be able to develop a profitable growth, says Christina Lindbäck, SVP Corporate Sustainability NCC.
NCC has developed a broad range of customer offerings in the environmental field, for example green asphalt, sustainable refurbishment, passive houses as well as methods for reduction of CO2, for example a new fuel for reduction of CO2 for production of asphalt, as well as other emissions.
Christina Lindbäck was appointed VP Environmental Affairs in NCC 2010. Prior to that she held a position as Director of Environmental Affairs at the Ragn-Sells Group, where she worked since 2002. In addition to this, Christina has a long experience in the Ministry of Environment in the Swedish Government in several positions.
Christina Lindbäck is Chair of the Swedish company hosting the Nordic Eco label, the Swan, and the EU Ecolabel and is a board member of the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research and she has also held the position as Chair of the Swedish Association of Environmental Managers.
For further information, please contact:
Peter Wågström, President and CEO for NCC, telephone +46 8 585 530 40
Christina Lindbäck, SVP Corporate Sustainability NCC, telephone +46 8 585 519 07
This is the type of information that NCC could be obligated to disclose pursuant to the Securities Market Act. The information was issued for publication on February 22 2013 , at 12.20 CET.
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NCC is one of the leading construction and property development companies in the Nordic region. NCC had in 2012 sales of SEK 57 billion, with 18,000 employees.