Electrolux Sets CO2 Reduction Target

by | Mar 26, 2014

ElectroluxElectrolux has set a new target to halve the company’s CO2 impact by 2020 compared to 2005. The target was set in its just-published Sustainability Report for 2013.

Product efficiency is seen by the appliances company as the key to reducing its impact on emissions .The new carbon target to halve the climate impact by 2020 compared to 2005 will cut greenhouse gases from approximately 50 to 25 million metric tons in four key areas: product use, manufacturing, transport and elimination of gases with high global warming potential.

Electrolux has set efficiency targets for its products. It also has set a 2020 objective is to eliminate all greenhouse gases with a global warming potential higher than 15 in products and reduce energy consumption by 50 percent. Transportation emissions have a target of a 15-percent reduction  between 2010 and 2014.

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