CLIMATE CHANGE & PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT
In METKA, we believe that business growth and excellence should be aligned with the protection of the natural environment. Hence, we carry out all our operations in a way that minimises any potential impact on the environment, incorporating the principles of Sustainable Development in our decision-making process.
In order to improve our environmental performance, we have in place and implement an Environmental Management System in accordance with the International Standard ISO 14001, which has been certified since 2007. The adherence to and compliance with all legal provisions and requirements that refer to environmental issues and concern its operations is a core commitment for our company.
METKA’s strict compliance with the applicable laws (operating licenses, approved Environmental Terms etc.), its implementation of an environmental legislation review and updating procedure, and its application of all relevant rules and regulations on corporate activities, have resulted in the absence of any sanctions (monetary or otherwise) for non-compliance with environmental rules and regulations.
We are committed to systematically monitoring and applying the Environmental Measures and Principles in place, through the implementation of concerted actions or programmes for the protection of the environment.At the same time, we are adapting to Climate Change, giving priority to:
- The measurement of CO2 emissions and the implementation of measures to reduce them.
- The sorting of solid waste and recycling.
- The responsible consumption of water and energy.
It is our aim to put our size and dynamism to conscious use for the protection of the environment.To this end, through our daily practices as well as through concerted actions, we work systematically and responsibly to protect the environment for ourselves and for our children.