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Implementation of Certified Management System for the Recording & Reporting of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Implementation of Certified  Management System for the Recording & Reporting of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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MYTILINEOS S.A.

MYTILINEOS S.A. is a leading Greek industrial company active in Metallurgy, Power & Natural Gas, Solar Energy and Storage and Sustainable Infrastructure Projects. Established in Greece in 1990, the Company is listed on the Athens Exchange, has a consolidated turnover in excess of €2.3 billion and employs directly and indirectly more than 3,600 people in Greece and abroad.


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Objective Action

Recognizing the threat of Climate Change and demonstrating its awareness of the need to address the Greenhouse Effect, METKA has designed and implemented a system for the recording and reporting of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, in accordance with the International Standard ISO 14064. The implementation of this system aims to record and quantify the GHG emissions released as a result of the Company’s activities in terms of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions (CO2e). The Company employs appropriate metrics to evaluate its Carbon Footprint and is committed to managing its greenhouse gas emissions by taking suitable measures and applying state-of-the-art practices, where feasible. Using 2013 as the reference year, METKA in annual basis issues a GHG Emissions Report which is verified by an Independent Accredited Verification Organisation.

 

Target Audience

Employees, Local communities, Suppliers & Business Partners, CSR Organisations, Local Authorities, Shareholders – Investors, Press & Media, Voluntary Organisations.

 

Duration

2013 till today.


Description

The implementation of this initiative is a purely voluntary. Also, it consists the first implementation in Greece of a certified inventory management and reporting System of GHG emissions, in accordance with the requirements of international standard ISO 14064-1:2006

Company has established and documented its operational boundaries and the identified GHG emissions and removals associated with the company operations are categorized into direct emissions and removals, energy indirect emissions and other indirect emissions, according to the following explanations.

  • Direct GHG emissions and removals: from sources that are owned or controlled by the company.

• Energy indirect GHG emissions: from the generation of imported electricity, heat or steam consumed by the company

• Other indirect GHG emissions: can include commuting and business travel by employees, transportation of products and materials (outsourced activities), etc.

METKA S.A has finalized the operational boundaries of its operations, and as mentioned before these include all its facilities and their operational needs, the Worksites Management, the fuel consumption, the process emissions, the consumption of imported electricity, the transportation of materials / products between the sites, the transportation of materials / products from suppliers and to costumers and the business travel by employees.


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Impact on Society

  1. IdentifIcation of resources and the specification of greenhouse gas emissions (scope 1, 2 3) from METKA's activities.
  2. An important result consist the maintaining of the transparent relationships with stakeholders of the company, whose realization of such a project had been mantioned as Stakeholders expectation during the procedure of the company's Stakeholders Dialogue.
  3. The implementation of this project has shown the excellent level of internal cooperation between individual departments and the company's divisions.
  4. Actions to reduce air emissions.


Initiative Location

METKA's premises.


Working with Organization

Yes (external assurance services ISO 14064-1 : 2006 - TUV Austria).


Workers Participation

Yes.


Benefits for Οrganization




Connection with Global Goals







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