Energy & Emissions Reduction
Protecting our environment requires all of us to take action when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions. We commit to the 1.5°C Paris Agreement scenario by reducing our carbon footprint through investing in alternative energy, reducing our need for energy, sourcing renewable energy, and working with our providers and farmers to get to carbon neutral malting barley.
Energy consumption and carbon emissions is something that Boortmalt has taken seriously for quite some time. We are industry leaders in this respect, consistently placed in the top three in industry energy-efficiency benchmarking studies. We were the first international malting group to achieve ISO50001 certification for our energy management system on a group level before expanding to other regions outside of Europe, and we are continuously looking for ways to roll this out to all our 27 malting facilities.
On 20 December 2022, Yvan Schaepman, Boortmalt CEO, symbolically laid the first pipeline of the A