Targets and Future Measures Relating to Production
Climate action

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The following targets and future measures were defined by the Managing Board of Wienerberger AG and the business unit CEOs. The decisions were taken on the basis of the materiality matrix developed in 2014 for the individual business units and at Group level. The measures foreseen are part of the Wienerberger Sustainability Roadmap 2020.

Clay Building Materials Europe intends to reduce specific CO2 emissions from primary energy sources in production by 20% from the 2010 level.

North America will change over all its main production sites from coal to natural gas by 2016. The corresponding emission-reducing measures will be implemented at the main production sites.

Pipelife intends to reduce specific CO2 emissions from primary sources of energy in production by 20% by 2020, compared with 2010.

Semmelrock will further reduce the percentage of cement in its products, thus reducing CO2 emission from cement production in the upstream supply chain.

Steinzeug-Keramo intends to offset 5% of the annual CO2 emissions of the respective plant by contributing to climate action projects. In addition, efforts will be made to use more renewable sources of energy.

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