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Scott Bader reduces emissions by 25.9%

Scott Bader is proud to share that in 2022, it reduced it’s Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 25.9% compared to the previous year!

Alongside this significant reduction, Scott Bader has also reduced its greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 22.8% and reduced its water intensity per kt of product produced by 6%. Both statistics are taken from 2022 when comparing to 2021.

These achievements are a big step towards achieving Scott Bader’s goals of a 60% emissions reduction by 2025 and carbon zero by 2028.

Scott Bader has hit these milestones by changing to green energy supply at more of its sites and implementing a new tailored energy reduction plan for each of its manufacturing sites globally. The plans include moving towards green energy and installing solar supply where possible.

The global manufacturer is working to ensure its activities have the minimum negative impact on the natural environment, which is central to achieving its 2036 vision of having a net positive impact on the environment. To create a clear understanding of what this means, Scott Bader has a Sustainability Committee who make sure that sustainability is integrated into its decision-making.

Gold EcoVadis sustainability rating

Earlier this year, Scott Bader was awarded a Gold sustainability rating by EcoVadis, ranking it in the top 4% of all companies evaluated globally.

Previously awarded Silver, Scott Bader’s sustainability rating has increased to Gold thanks to the implementation of additional measures to report on environmental management, the introduction of an annual Sustainability Report, the companies commitment to implementing green energy at its sites and its commitment to reducing emissions by 60% by 2025 and to be completely carbon neutral by 2028.

Dr Kevin Matthews, CEO of Scott Bader, said: “Sustainable and resilient supply chains are critically important for our customers, and we are pleased to have been awarded a Gold EcoVadis rating as we work to deliver our 2036 vision.”

EESG Report 2022

Our recently published EESG report highlights our innovation, reduced environmental impact and achievements across 2022 alongside our strategic outlook moving forward. Click below to explore our latest report.