environmental impacts

Capital expenditure in 2010 to improve the environmental performance of production sites totalled Euro 3.2 million (Euro 2.8 million in 2009).
In the context of the framework agreement for creation of the Settimo Torinese Technology and Production Centre for the production of “green” tyres, Pirelli Tyre and the Turin Polytechnic have pursued joint research and technological innovation projects dedicated not only to minimising the impact...
Consistently with the Group’s green performance strategy, since 2009 the Settimo Torinese New Industrial Centre project has involved the implementation of an action plan to reduce energy consumption and prevent environmental impact, for the responsible use of natural resources, promotion and...
Substances harmful to the ozone layerThe presence of substances harmful to the ozone layer is entirely attributable to liquid refrigerants used in air conditioning plants, which are equipped with closed circuits. Except for accidental and unforeseeable leaks of these substances, there were no free...
In regard to the consumption of solvents used as process ingredients, the following graphic illustrates the production increase realised in 2010 through absolute growth in the absolute consumption of solvents. Specific consumption has remained unchanged from the previous year, while there was a...
Environmentally sound management of wastes was among the environmental issues of major concern in maintaining the quality of the Earth’s environment and especially in achieving environmentally sound and sustainable development in all countries. Agenda 21 – Chapter 21Sustainable management of the...
Water touches practically all aspects of our lives. Water is the lifeblood of our planet - providing the life line to people, communities, biodiversity and in fact our economy as a whole and climate change threatens those very same things and to a large extent through impacts on water. UN-Water...
NOx emissions (both in absolute terms and according to unit of output) are directly impacted by the energy consumption illustrated above. Therefore, both the recorded trends and forecast future trends track those for energy consumption.NOX EMISSIONSDIRECT AND INDIRECT EMISSIONS OF NOX − 2010
The scientific evidence remains overwhelming and the case for bold and urgent action to tackle climate change is stronger than ever. As business leaders, we are used to making decisions on the basis of projected risk and established scientific fact, at this point in time we cannot afford to ignore...
Better energy efficiency can produce substantial benefits both for global economic growth and poverty reduction as well as for mitigating climate change. Kandeh K. Yumkella, Chair, UN-Energy-15% specific cosumption of energy by 2015The focus on energy efficiency and development on its management...