Reducing the environmental impact of the operations and products
Grupo Nutresa works on increasing the eco-efficiency of the supply chain and reducing the environmental impact of the operations and products throughout their life cycle by means of an adequate water management and the reduction in emissions, waste, use of energy and packaging materials.
In this strategic priority, Grupo Nutresa explains the progress and management of five material issues:
Water resource management
Reducing the direct and indirect impact on the water resources across the entire value chain and mitigating the risks associated with shortage or deterioration situations regarding the quality of the resources as a priority for the Company’s operations and for the communities from its areas of influence.
Optimizing the energy intensity in the industrial, commercial, logistical and administrative operations by means of the promotion of a culture focused on efficient use and the migration to cleaner energy sources.
Contributing to the mitigation of and adaptation to the climate change by implementing actions focused on reducing greenhouse gases, permanently searching for the highest energy efficiency, implementing clean technologies, efficiently using the raw materials in Grupo Nutresa’s operations, and adapting the products to the demand of a market with a higher level of awareness.
Packaging and post-consumption
Offering a portfolio of more sustainable products throughout their life cycle by means of the inclusion of eco-design principles and extended responsibility regarding their packaging.
Reducing waste generation and increasing its recovery with the purpose of reducing the operating costs and mitigating the environmental impact in both the direct operations and the value chain by extending the life cycle of the materials.
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