For the fifth year in a row, Arteche presents their Sustainability Report, with which they intend to communicate with full transparency the progress made during the year 2022 in areas such as environmental, social and corporate, while meeting the objectives of sustainable development Strengthen your contribution. United Nations 2030 Agenda.
“Sustainability strategy is intrinsically linked to our daily operations and is a fundamental part of all we do.” This strategy is marked by ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance) norms and focuses on its commitment to people, society and the planet.
In their 2022 Sustainability Report, they present the progress made by the company in various areas:
With regard to the economic sector, Arteche has managed to generate 23% more economic value (348.8 million euros), deliver 22% more economic value (334.6 million euros), 61% more economic value (14.2 million euros) and its tax contribution increased by 16% to EUR 33.2 million.
On an environmental level, Arteche reduced diesel C consumption by 51.2% and water consumption by 10.3%. In addition, it has generated 22% less hazardous waste and recycled 63% of it.
He was also recognized by the CDP Score Report (the non-profit organization that manages the global disclosure system for gauging the environmental impact of investors, companies, cities, states and territories).
With regard to the S of the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria, Arteche increased training hours by 17% (up to 57,786), 86% of employees had permanent contracts and 25% of women were held in management and responsibility throughout the group. were in positions. In addition, 80% of the expenditure has been done with local suppliers and has signed 16 collaboration agreements with training institutions.
Lastly, at the corporate governance level, strict protocols have been followed in 100% of the operations carried out by the people belonging to the company; 52% of the company’s people have received compliance training; They have started the ICFR (Internal Control System for Financial Information) implementation project: and they have increased the deployment of risk management system.
Regarding what is to come in 2023, the company ensures that they will continue to work hard in each of these areas, “During 2023, we will continue to grow in all these areas in line with our vision, our objective. mission and our values”.