INNOVATION

Hexcel is leading the transition to more lightweight, fuel-efficient transportation. Lighter yet stronger than any comparable material in the world, Hexcel advanced composites are turning the dream of cleaner, efficient, and more sustainable flight and transportation into reality today. 

CarbonFiberIM

HexTow® Continuous Carbon Fiber is the preferred carbon fiber for the world’s most advanced aerospace and industrial applications, and its lightweight enables reduced fuel use and emissions for transportation applications.

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HexWeb Acousti-Cap

Award-winning HexWeb® Acousti-Cap® is Hexcel’s broadband sound-reducing honeycomb – enabling engine designers to reduce the noise from takeoffs and landings yet without adding significant weight to the aircraft.

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NatureRange

HexPly® Nature Range combines Hexcel resin systems made with bio-derived resin content with natural fiber reinforcements to create material solutions for Automotive, Winter Sports, Marine and Wind Energy applications.

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SUSTAINABILITY GOALS AND TARGETS

Hexcel has established the following long-term sustainability targets to be achieved by 2030. These goals were developed to further our global commitment to a healthier, safer, and more sustainable future for our people and our planet.

30% reduction

greenhouse gas emissions

As a critical component of our climate actions, Hexcel commits to a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions intensity between 2019 - 2030.

30% reduction

in waste to landfill

Hexcel commits to reducing waste by 30% between 2019 - 2030.

20% reduction

in freshwater use

By 2030, Hexcel will reduce its once-through freshwater use in its manufacturing processes by 20% between 2019 - 2030.

FOUNDATION

10% increase

We will increase our giving through the Hexcel Foundation by 10% a year 2022 through 2025.

SUPPLIERS

100% acceptance

All critical direct suppliers will accept the Hexcel Supplier Code of Conduct or will demonstrate acceptance of a comparable code governing their own activities.

COMPLIANCE

100% compliance

We actively promote 100% compliance with all laws, regulations and company policies governing human trafficking, forced and child labor, discrimination, harassment, privacy rights, fair labor practices and freedom of association.

DIVERSITY

100% diversity sourcing

We will source diverse slates for 100% of our external salaried positions, including executive management and board of director level appointments.

TRIR

50% improvement

In total recordable incident rate (TRIR) 2019-2030.



GOVERNANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY

Our board oversees management’s efforts to integrate sustainability principles into Hexcel’s business strategy in ways that optimize opportunities to make positive impacts while advancing long-term financial and sustainability goals.

NOMINATING, GOVERNANCE AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE

Our nominating, governance and sustainability committee supports the board in its sustainability oversight responsibility by regularly reviewing the company’s sustainability strategy, including initiatives, goals, policies and disclosuresin the company’s key areas of focus.

Cynthia Egnotovic - Chair

INDEPENDENT Retired President, Aerospace Systems Customer Service, United Technologies Corp.

Jeffrey Campbell

INDEPENDENT Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer American Express Company

Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves

INDEPENDENT Chief Executive Officer and President of 3D Systems Corporation

Dr. Patricia Hubbard

INDEPENDENT Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Cabot Corporation

SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY TEAM

A cross-functional team of Hexcel leaders, led by our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary and overseen by senior executive leadership, is responsible for leading our sustainability strategy and executing oursustainability initiatives, goals, policies and disclosures. The sustainability strategy team reports directly to the Nominating, Governance and Sustainability Committee of the board.

Gail Lehman

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary


 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Hexcel is proud to have been recognized by customers and industry groups for our progress toward achieving our sustainability goals.