Targets and Future Measures Relating to Production
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 is committed to the goal of reducing specific energy consumption in ceramic production by 20% by 2020, compared with the 2010 level.
North America will optimize electricity consumption at additional selected production sites by 2016. The business unit commits to the quantitative target of reducing natural gas consumption at selected production sites by 5% each by 2016, compared with 2015. Further quantitative reduction targets will be evaluated in 2016.
Pipelife commits to reducing specific energy consumption in production by 20% by 2020, compared with 2010. “Energy treasure hunts” (projects aimed at reducing energy consumption in production) are being performed at various locations. In addition, local electricity saving initiatives are being implemented.
Steinzeug-Keramo will set a quantitative target for the reduction of specific energy consumption by 2016 and implement an energy management system in accordance with ISO 50001.