Our objective is to reduce and optimize the use of resources during all the manufacturing process, thus participating in limiting resource scarcity and climate change challenges.
We aim at saving fresh and potable water optimizing energy consumption and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Progress (2016 figures)
Water consumption (lters/m²): 3.33
Share of industrial sites that have implemented closed-loop water cicuits (or do not use water in their process): 60%, vs. 57% in 2015
2020 objective: 100%
Greenhouse gas emissions (kgCO2e/m²): 0.94, vs 1.02 in 2015
2020 objective: -20% vs 2010
The Waterloo industrial site in Canada installed in 2014 a closed-circuit water recovery system on its cooling equipment. Thanks to this installation, the factory reduced its water consumption in cubic meters used during the cooling process by more than 30% (May to December 2014 as compared with May to December 2013).
For more details, read our CSR report of the 2016 registration document