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Our environment policy has a double focus

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We aim to be at the forefront in developing new products with better environmental performance during their lifetime.

 

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And we aim to manufacture these products using the best available technologies from the environmental point of view, in order to minimise the environmental impact.

 

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R&D

50%

of our R&D budget is dedicated to sustainable products, solutions and manufacturing

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AGC CO2 emitted

 

For each tonne of CO2 emitted by AGC Glass Europe activities, nearly 10 tonnes of CO2 are saved thanks to the use of our products!

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Our approach

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Our Environmental Management System

AGC Glass Europe has an Environmental Management System providing support for achieving the goals of our environmental policy

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Our Environmental Objectives

At AGC group level, key performance indicators for environment have been selected. The targets must be achieved at group level by 2020.


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Assessing our global environmental footprint

We have developed a holistic approach to fully assess our environmental footprint, an integrated approach embedded in the fabric of our production processes, product innovation and services.

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Focus on manufacturing with better environmental performance

Our production processes have a major impact on environment. AGC Glass Europe is committed to develop and continuously improve our production processes in order to reduce the environmnental impact

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Focus on products with a better environmental performance

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Energy saving products

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Energy generating products

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Environment-friendly materials

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Sustainable Buildings

Glass is unique amongst building materials because of its ability to admit natural light and solar heat. Thanks to its added-value, AGC glass products can reduce energy consumption for heating, cooling and artificial lighting all in one, and play an important role in sustainable architecture

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