In celebration of Earth Day 2021, we’re proud to announce that we’re making good progress on our efforts to cut emissions and reduce the environmental impact of our operations. As of today, already 18 Ferrero plants source 100% renewable electricity, which accounts for close to 80% of the electricity we purchase for all our manufacturing sites worldwide.
Our sites in Europe and UK are already sourcing only green electricity. Within the last months, five more factories have reached this important milestone: Poços de Caldas (Brazil), Vladimir (Russia), Bloomington (USA), Franklin Park (USA) and Manisa (Turkey).
This is an important step on our journey to reach our 2030 goal of cutting the emissions from our operations by 50%.
“We have a strong responsibility as a global business to address the climate emergency and to limit our environmental footprint in our operations and across our value chain. The results so far are promising, and I would like to thank the teams worldwide in our factories and beyond that are addressing this issue with full dedication and commitment. This is crucial for us to continue this journey,” says Mario Abreu, Ferrero’s Chief Sustainability Officer
Ferrero has been engaged in climate protection for decades, and we will further accelerate our efforts to combat climate change.
In October last year, we announced that we’re aiming to halve all emissions from our own operations (scope 1 and 2) and reduce emissions by 43% for each tonne of product produced across all scopes by 2030. To accomplish this, we will continue to implement efficiency measures to lower our energetic needs, explore further options to purchase electricity from renewable sources and identify solutions together with our suppliers across our supply chains to reduce the carbon intensity. Ferrero’s climate goals have been approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative.
We will continue to publicly disclose our actions and results in our annual Sustainability Report: www.ferrerosustainability.com