Verescence, on CDP's A List for global water management

January 3, 2022

Verescence CDP

After obtaining the level Platinum EcoVadis for the Group and all its plants in 2020, Verescence has been recognized for its leadership in the sustainable water management by CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) with the highest A-score. It is the only glass bottle manufacturer to have entered the prestigious CDP A List in 2021 in this category.

In 2016, Verescence decided that its work in CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) be evaluated annually by internationally recognized organizations. The company has reduced its water consumption by 49% since 2016 and all the Group's factories should reach the level of “dry plant” by 2025, thanks to smart metering systems and the reuse of wastewater in the production process .

When it comes to climate action, Verescence has also been recognized with an “A-” rating. Between 2016 and 2019, the glass manufacturer reduced its CO2 emissions by 10%, implementing continuous improvement plans and installing new lower-emission glass furnaces. Verescence has also committed to reducing its Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2034 (taking 2019 as the base year), to limit global warming to well below 2 ° C, according to the path proposed by Science Based Targets. initiative (SBTi).

"We are happy that our commitment and our concrete actions in terms of sustainable development have been recognized by CDP," he said. Thomas riou, CEO of Verescence. “This rating is recognition of the constant efforts made by Verescence teams in France and abroad over many years and demonstrates the relevance of our Sustainable Performance System, which supports our approach to RSC Glass Made to Last ”.

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