CARING FOR THE PLANET

PLANET

Ensure sustainability of all groups, production centres and raw materials that make up our supply chain.

Safeguard the environmental efficiency of all of our operations in order to mitigate and help society adapt to climate change.

SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Ensure responsible conduct of our suppliers.
Encourage the use of sustainable farming techniques and guarantee animal ethics and welfare

Supplier management
Raw material sustainability
Action plan
Adherence to the Group Suppliers COC or policies with ESG criteria
Compliance audits
Targets 2030
100
all suppliers support the COC or have policies developed according to ESG criteria
Compliance
11

plants audited

Compliance ESG criteria + COC+ questionnaire on ethics

15

Herba Ricemills

38

Ebro India

100

Herba Cambodia

100

Herba Bangkok

Action plan
Promote sustainable farming standards
Organise training programmes for farmers
Implement animal welfare policies
Targets 2030
100
of our raw materials
sustainable
Main achievements 2019
€2.4M

invested in Sustainable Agriculture Programs

France

“Nature” Programme
“Blé Nature” Programme

Thailand

“SARI-T” Project

Spain

“Oryzonte” Programme

Italy

“SAIRISI” Project

Pakistan

SRP (Sustainable Rice Plattform)

India

“EKTA” Programme
Control Farming
Organic Farming

Compliance

Sustainable raw material:

20
Global

Rice

13
Global

Durum wheat

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY OF OUR PRODUCTION PLANTS

Minimise the environmental impact of our production processes
Reduce our carbon footprint

Energy
Water
Waste
Packaging
Emissions
Action plan
Development of energy efficiency plans
Targets 2030
Reduce energy consumption
Main achievements 2019
16.8

energy intensity reduction compared to 2018 (GJ/T product)

12.39

green energy consumption

7

more renewable energy (GJ) compared to 2018

Action plan
Optimise water consumption
Targets 2030
Reduce water consumption
Increase consumption of recycled/reused water
Main achievements 2019
8.6

recycled and reused water from total consumption

Action plan
Progress towards a circular economy, increasing waste reuse and retrieval
Targets 2030
ZERO Waste
Main achievements 2019
€2.3M

have been donated to food banks

25

total waste reduction: 25% compared to 2018

Members of programme “Dont waste food” led by AECOC
We adress our commitment through our value chain

Supply- prevention and efficiency practices

Raw materials:

Reuse of rice husk as
1) Renewable energy source
2) Animal feed
3) Livestock beds

Auxiliary material:

1) Adherence to ECOEMBES in Europe
2) Recycling bins in all our centers

Production / Marketing – Zero waste

1) Donation of surpluses to food banks

2) Agreements with Distributors

Consumer

1) Awareness actions through corporate blog and social networks

Action plan
Increase consumption of recyclable and reusable materials
Reduce the amount of packaging materials
Use paper and cardboard from FSC/PFSC managed forests
Use recycled cardboard
Reduce consumption of single use plastic
Look for vegetable based alternatives to plastic
Targets 2030
Eliminate
20
of plastic use
100
of packaging will be recyclable or reusable
Main achievements 2019
40

reduction in the use of polypropylene. Migration from plastic to paper for our brands La Fallera and Risella

10

reduction in the weight of containers

Membership of the CEFLEX European Consortium

Action plan
Efficient use of natural resources in our production processes
Optimise logistics
Reduce the number of business trips
Measurements of the crop´s carbon footprint to implement mitigation actions
Compensation projects
Targets 2030
Reduce emissions in internal operations
Reduce emissions in logistics operations
Mitigate the carbon footprint of farming
Main achievements 2019

vs 2018 Reduction:

15

air emissions scope 1 and 2

31

GHG emissions intensity

Thanks to the choice of more efficient routes, we have avoided the emission into the atmosphere of 9,044 Tn CO2-eq in our international logistics (scope 3)