“Our essence is made of steel, a product that perfectly fits the circular economy paradigm and can be infinitely recycled”.
As written in the Forward, the Environmental Declaration is a document realized to clearly and objectively communicate the continuous efforts that the San Zeno Steel plant, which belongs to TPP – Travi e Profilati di Pallanzeno, is making in terms of environmental responsibility and sustainability.
Drafted according to the EMAS (Eco Management and Audit Scheme) requirements, it aims at strengthening the relationships with different stakeholders and at building a more sustainable and safe working environment, in full respect of the people and the surroundings.
The document comprises different sections:
The company and its activities. It focuses on the Duferdofin-Nucor Group and TPP’s structures with a detailed description of the processes and the industrial activities.
Surroundings overview. It describes the environmental features of the area where the San Zeno Naviglio plan lies.
Environment management. It reports on the provisions adopted by the San Zeno Naviglio steel mill in order to balance its activities through a certified management system and a transparent organization.
Environmental analysis. It analyses the direct and indirect environmental effects of the different activities, relating them to their effect for the different stakeholders.
Environmental performance. It details the industrial and productive processes, their environmental impact on different sources. Among them, the energy management, the water supply and the emissions.
Circular Economy. It describes the projects that are in progress in order to streamline the industrial process and foster the reuse and recycle of waste and byproducts.
Emergency management. It focuses on the most likely emergency scenarios and the prevention, protection and management plans.
2019/2022 improvement plan. It collects all the environmental improvements projected by 2022, with a detailed description of activities, goals and evaluation indexes.
The Environmental Declaration has been validated by the environmental certifier, accordingly with the CE Regulation n. 1221/2009. It has already been sent to the Ecolabel and Ecoaudit Committee, the EU organization in charge of the evaluation, for the final EMAS certification.