Objectives, commitments and achievements 2015-2016

Alto Garda Power

In each Environmental Report, Lecta lays out a series of objectives and commitments that will guide our sustainability priorities over the next two years. These include aspects related to certifications, climate change, reducing environmental impact, social responsibility and information transparency.

Once this period ends, a public review of each takes place, and progress made in achieving our goals and fulfilling our commitments is communicated with the greatest possible transparency.


Verify the safety of Lecta's one-side coated paper for use in the food industry. Start ISO 22000 food safety management certification at the Motril mill. The certification process has begun at the Sant Joan les Fonts and Motril mills.
Increase the amount of pulp purchased from certified forest plantations. Purchase more than 70% of pulp from certified forests in 2016. Lecta has purchased 70% of its pulp from PEFC- or FSC®-certified suppliers.


Communicate our progress in social responsibility on an annual basis. Submit an annual progress report to the United Nations Global Compact. Lecta annually publishes a progress report on the implementation of the 10 principles of the Global Compact.
Promote sustainable and responsible supply chain business practices. Report information on the environment, CSR and sales ethics in the main forums and platforms existing for the disclosure and exchange of sustainability data. Lecta is a member of numerous industry associations and actively participates in initiatives that promote corporate responsibility, transparency and sustainability.


Maintain our position as industry leaders in minimizing environmental impact. Reduce NOx emissions by 20% at Alto GardaPower CHP (cogeneration) plant in 2016. NOX emissions at the plant were reduced by 33%:
2014 and 2015: 0.18 Kg/MWh
2016: 0.12Kg/MWh.
Start analysis to set Lecta’s CO2 emissions 2020 reduction goal. The analysis was started and energy audits at the Motril, Sant Joan les Fonts, Zaragoza and Riva del Garda mills have begun.
Keep dry sludge volumes below 9 kg/t in 2016. The average for the last three years is close to the set goal. Changes in the production mix of some of our mills last year occasionally led to higher results.


Share objectives and actions deriving from our integrated quality management, environmental, energy and occupational health and safety policy with stakeholders. Publish an environmental report and other sustainability-related documents on a regular basis Lecta annually publishes EMAS Environmental Statements for all its mills, and publishes an Environmental Report every two years.