It is claimed by the world’s scientific community that one of the main contributors to the emissions of climate-altering substances lies with CO2 emissions due to electrical energy production.
Brembo is operating on the front line in the battle against global warming, making a commitment to reduce its impact caused by the use of electricity. In order to reinforce this commitment, in keeping with that set out in its Environment and Energy Policy, the Group has provided itself with an Energy Management System compliant with ISO 50001. When choosing energy sources, it always favours renewable energy over fossil fuels, and is working towards this through the installation of photovoltaic panels, thereby progressively reducing its energy consumption and achieving both a reduction in transformation costs and a reduction in its emissions of climate-altering substances.
The Group's commitment to purchase renewable energy also continued. In particular, the Green energy quota which the Group procured during 2020 rose during the year from 30% in 2019 to 43%.
The energy consumption optimisation measures have produced major savings and reduced costs significantly, both in the Group’s older plants built with previous-generation technology, and in the more recently constructed plants which, built with high energy efficiency, cutting-edge technologies, have focused on the management procedures connected with electricity use in both general technical and processing systems. Overall the measures implemented in 2020 in the various production hubs have reduced energy consumption by 98,009 GJ, equivalent to 14,821 tonnes of emissions of CO2eq.