Reckitt Benckiser Slashes GHG Emissions
Reckitt Benckiser released its 2007 Sustainability Report (PDF) and has achieved a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from manufacturing energy use per unit since 2000 (a 21% reduction in terms of actual GHG emissions), meeting the companyâ€™s 2010 targets.
The report also revealed that since 2000, the company has decreased its manufacturing water use by 12 percent per unit of production and cut hazardous waste from its global manufacturing facilities by 48 percent per unit of production.
The company says in 2007, it’s global factories re-used or recycled 68 percent of their total waste and 55 percent of their hazardous waste.
The company works with Carbon Disclosure Project to measures its carbon risks and liabilities in the supply chain. In May, the CDP released a research that found 96 percent of supplier see climate change regulation as potential risk.
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