Sika Sustainability Approach

The Sika Product Sustainability approach aims to analyse the contribution of Sika solutions to sustainable construction through representative reference projects throughout the whole life cycle of the products and systems, considering their life expectancy. This includes all life cycle stages from raw material extraction to production, application, use and final disposal.

The main focus is to evaluate additional benefits for the customer with regard to the megatrends, such as energy gains, carbon savings or water reduction. The evaluation of the case studies in different Application Fields is based on actual projects worldwide. For this, the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology is used, following international standards (ISO 14040 series, EN 15084).

Roofing

Sika offers tailor-made highly durable Roofing solutions, that have stood the test of time – saving energy and resources as well as cost over the life time of a building.

Flooring

Sika provides flooring systems that use less energy and resources by comparison with other technologies and systems. This leads to a reduced carbon footprint.

Sealing and Bonding

Sika offers sealing and bonding solutions for building envelopes, floors and civil engineering constructions as well as interior finishing.

Refurbishment

Choosing the appropriate refurbishment strategy can significantly improve the overall economic and environmental performances.

Façade and Fenestration

Adhesives and sealants play a major role in the functionality, performance and durability of a façade and fenestration solution.

Concrete

Sika offers cost-optimized solutions, purpose designed for the particular cement and application, and subject to individual fine-tuning in ready-mixed and precast concrete plants, or on the job site.

Waterproofing

Sika Solutions are redefining sustainability with environmentally sensitive products that deliver higher ROI while helping to achieve sustainability goals — energy efficiency, lower carbon footprint, greenhouse gas reduction and waste minimization

Automotive

Sika is supplier and development partner to the automotive industry. State-of-the-art technologies provide solutions for increased structural performance, added acoustic comfort, and improved production processes.