08. Commitment to the environment

OUR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Remodelación estadio de fútbol El Malecón. Cantabria

Sacyr Vallehermoso’s Environmental and Quality Management System is certified in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and EMAS standards, the main international benchmarks in their respective fields. All the activities carried out by the SyV Group are included in a single comprehensive system, which is unique but also requires a great deal of effort.

In terms of the environment, this management system helps the company identify the main environmental challenges associated with its operations, and the related applicable legislation, and to establish the necessary goals and procedures to achieve ongoing improvements in its environmental performance.

The SyV Group currently holds 28 ISO 9001 and 26 ISO 14001 certifications, and three certifications under the EMAS Regulation. The changes in certifications in 2011 from 2010 were as follows:

• ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification obtained by Valoriza Facilities for the following hospitals:

- Infanta Cristina University Hospital (Parla- Madrid).
- Henares University Hospital (Coslada - Madrid).
- Puerta de Hierro University Hospital (Majadahonda - Madrid).

The following activities have been certified: cleaning services, installations maintenance, road and garden maintenance, warehouse and distribution management, reception and information, central telephone service, internalexternal transport and auxiliary management and administrative staff management. Management of security services, catering services, collection of urban and sanitary waste, laundry, sterilisation, and pest control.

• Since 2006, the waste collection and cleaning services provided in Moratalaz (Madrid) have adhered to the EU system for environmental management and auditing (EMAS). The environmental impact statement relating to these services, which was last validated by AENOR on 30 December 2011, is available for public consultation on the Group’s website.

• In addition, the waste collection and sanitation services provided in Lérida have adhered to the EU system for environmental management and auditing (EMAS) since 2009. The environmental impact statement relating to this service is available for public consultation on the SyV Group’s website.

• The latest service registered with the environmental management and auditing scheme (EMAS) is the street tree conservation service in Madrid (2010). The environmental impact statement relating to these services, which was last validated by AENOR on 30 December 2011, is available for public consultation on the Group’s website.

The three services adhering to the Environmental Management and Auditing Scheme (EMAS) are carried out by Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales.

• One of the Group’s objectives in relation to certifications in 2011 was to secure ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications for the Cafestore company (belonging to Valoriza Multiservicios) for the Majadahonda hospital.

Cafestore carries out full management services for the hospital’s cafeteria-bar and public/personnel refectory.

EMAS

The Environmental statements are available at the following address:

http://www.gruposyv.com/syv/Door.do?OPERATION=gestor&FUNCTION=34&id1=3&locale=es

In 2011, the SyV Group successfully passed external audits under the ISO 14001:2004 standard and the EMAS Regulation.

Mapa de Certificaciones Grupo SyV