Sacyr enters its carbon footprint in the registry of the Ministry of Environment
• As part of its commitment to curb the environmental impact in all its activity
Sacyr, in its commitment to curb the environmental impact of all its activity, has registered the calculation of its corporate carbon footprint in the Carbon Footprint, Offsetting and Carbon Dioxide Absorption Projects of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment (MAPAMA).
This entry, voluntarily requested by Sacyr, is in line with Sacyr's commitment to energy and climate change and its environmental goals, which define the strategic lines of progress towards a low carbon economy.
Furthermore, it provides significant added value to Sacyr before those customers who integrate sustainability into their business model by incorporating complementary information into environmental sections or in response to energy and climate change requirements.
The calculation of Sacyr's carbon footprint includes the activities of its 4 business lines in Spain, namely; construction, concessions, services and industrial as well as its central offices.
Sacyr has entered the data on its Scope 1 emissions (direct GHG emissions from sources owned or controlled by the company), Scope 2 (indirect GHG emissions per energy, including emissions per generation of electricity purchased and consumed by the company) and Scope 3 (other indirect emissions, which correspond to other indirect emissions that are the result of the company's activities but which occur in sources that are neither owned nor controlled by the company).
This registry is dependent on the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment (MAPAMA), through the Spanish Office for Climate Change (OECC), is an initiative launched in 2014 to promote the fight against climate change with the calculation and reduction of the carbon footprint of the activities of Spanish companies, as well as to foster the projects of reduction and offset of their emissions. It is worth noting that Article 10 of Royal Decree 163/2014 refers to the consideration of the carbon footprint in public procurement.