Environmental Objectives and Targets

Environmental Objectives and Targets

Outcome 2018

Development of more environmentally friendly energy technology

Target The optimization of energy consumption
Action Optimizing utilities based on the recommended measures of the energy efficiency agreement and the company’s own mapping
Gauge (overall target) The implementation of measures in compliance with the annual plan for energy efficiency
Responsible Process Engineer
Schedule 2018
Baseline Utility consumption must be optimized
Outcome 2018 A consultancy provided an additional plan, which we began to carry out. Insulation of the holding area tubes of pasteurizers began in 2018. Now 30% of the insulating is completed and the process is continuing in 2019. This will achieve energy savings of 90 MWh per year, meaning that the energy savings in 2018 amounted to around 25 MWh.
Target achievement The objectives were partially achieved because the process of insulating the pasteurizer areas continues in 2019
Target The utilization of renewable energy in energy production
Action Commissioning a steam heating plant that utilizes renewable energy
Gauge (overall target) The commissioning of a steam heating plant and its connection to the EGFin factory
Responsible Process Engineer
Schedule 2018
Baseline Steam heating plant is under construction
Outcome 2018 The steam heating plant was completed at the beginning of 2018 while the plumbing was completed that autumn. The steam heating plant was commissioned at the end of the year.
Target achievement Target met

Improved recycling

Target The improvement of waste source separation
Action Providing production personnel further training in source separation
Gauge (overall target) The provision of further training for all production personnel
Responsible Environmental Officer
Schedule 2018
Baseline Production personnel trained in 2016–2017 and office staff in 2018
Outcome 2018 There was no time to provide any further training of production personnel in 2018. This training will be carried out in conjunction with the Q3 / 2019 inspection of operations when Eckes-Granini Finland begins plastic collection throughout the factory.
Target achievement The objective was not achieved in 2018. The trainings are included in the objectives for 2019

Improved environmentally friendly logistics

Target The engagement of transport businesses in environmental protection
Action Adding environmental appendices to transport contracts
Gauge (overall target) The addition of environmental appendices to annual contracts
Responsible Logistics and Purchasing Manager
Schedule 2018
Baseline The contracts for 2019 must be drawn up together with their environmental appendice
Outcome 2018 All annual contracts include environmental appendices
Target achievement Target met

Increasing environmental awareness

Target Communication about energy issues within the company
Action Participating in energy saving week
Gauge (overall target) Participation in energy saving week organized by Motiva
Responsible HR Manager
Schedule 2018
Baseline First-time participation in energy saving week organized by Motiva
Outcome 2018 During week 41, Eckes-Granini Finland participated in energy saving week organized by Motiva. The company’s theme was green commuting.
Target achievement Target met
Target The dissemination of information about environmental issues beyond the company
Action Processing contacts coming to the company regarding environmental issues
Gauge (overall target) The processing of all contacts
Responsible Commercial Director
Schedule 2018
Baseline Processing the contacts regarding environmental issues and reporting on them
Outcome 2018 A total of 27 contacts regarding environmental issues came in and they were all processed. The most common reason for a contact was the question of package recyclability.
Target achievement Target met

Targets 2019

Development of more environmentally friendly energy technology

Target The optimization of energy consumption
Action Insulation of pasteurizer areas
Gauge (overall target) Calculatory energy savings per pasteurizer achieved
Responsible Process Engineer
Schedule 2019
Target The utilization of renewable energy in energy production
Action Concluding a contract with a power company for the transposition of steam and district heating into a form of 100% renewable energy
Gauge (overall target) Annual contract concluded
Responsible Process Engineer
Schedule Q1 / 2019

Improved recycling

Target The improvement of waste source separation
Action

1. Updating recycling bing

2. Beginning plastic collection throughout the factory

3. Providing production personnel further training in source separation

Gauge (overall target)
The share of incinerated recyclable waste fell while the recycling rate of the material grew
Responsible
Environmental Officer
Schedule Q3 / 2019

Improved environmentally friendly logistics

Target Monitoring transport emissions
Action Transport company reports on the transport emissions of end products
Gauge (overall target)
Annual reports received from transport partners
Responsible
Logistics and Purchasing Manager
Schedule Q2 / 2019

Increasing environmental awareness

Target Communication about sustainability, energy and environmental issues within the company
Action Regular communication about energy and environmental issues
Gauge (overall target) Mehukas (three times per year) and Juicenet. Increase internal communication on the Ruokala displays about separately agreed topics.
Responsible Communication Manager
Schedule 2019
Target The dissemination of information about sustainability and environmental issues beyond the company
Action

1. Updating and developing the business web page

2. Beginning emissions reports

3. Increasing Team Rynkeby God Morgon charity communications

Gauge (overall target) Growth in the number of environmental page views and media hits
Responsible Communication Manager
Schedule 2019