Significant environmental impacts
In order to achieve the objectives identified by the Group Environmental Policy, the Sustainability Committee met on 25 November 2009 has set specific targets for the continuous improvement of Generali Group’s environmental performances linked to both direct and indirect aspects.
The main environmental targets and the related indicators to be used to monitor the results achieved are in the table below. Data are at 31 December 2009.
Direct environmental aspects
|Energy||Electric energy consumption optimisation||5% reduction of per capita electric energy consumption by 2012||Annual per capita electric energy consumption|
|Paper||Paper consumption optimisation||5% reduction of paper consumption by 2012||Annual paper consumption|
|Greenhouse gases emissions||Reduction of emissions from corporate mobility||10% reduction of CO2 emissions from corporate mobility by 2012||Annual CO2 emissions from corporate mobility|
|Waste||Waste management optimisation||10% increase in selectively collected waste by 2012||% of selectively collected waste to total waste|
In addition, the Group undertakes to increase both renewable energy quotas to be monitored through the indicator % of renewable energy to total energy consumption, and ecological paper quotas to be monitored through the indicator % of ecological paper to total paper consumption.
|Procurement ecology||Suppliers’ involvement in the respect for the environment||Introduction of environmental aspects in suppliers’ assessment||No. of suppliers with environmental policies and/or environmental certification|
|Product ecology||Promotion of sustainable purchases and investments by clients||Development and enhancement of the green insurance and financial range of products/services||No. of products with particular environmental value|
|Investment ecology||Promotion of eco-sustainable behaviours in issuing companies||Exclusion of non eco-sustainable investments according to the ethical guidelines of the Group||Amount of non eco-sustainable investments|