Environmental and Energy Policy

As Brisa management and employees, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals and Bridgestone Environmental Mission Statement, with the aim of reducing our environmental footprint resulting from all our activities and continuously improving our environmental and energy management performance,

 

We are committed;

  • To use energy and resources effectively for sustainable production in harmony with nature,
  • To adopt the principle of protecting the ecosystem with preventive approaches in all our activities, not to pollute the environment instead of cleaning it, to protect biodiversity,
  • To set and implement targets with a focus on clean environment and efficient energy, and to provide the necessary resources to achieve the targets,
  • To prefer environmentally friendly and energy-efficient options when purchasing products and services,
  • To raise awareness of our employees and stakeholders through training and communication activities in order to raise awareness for the protection of the environment,
  • To produce with 100% sustainable materials by 2050,
  • To review risks and opportunities with a life-cycle approach in order to improve our environmental performance,
  • To report our activities transparently and share them with stakeholders in order to contribute to Brisa's sustainability journey,
  • To comply with the legal regulations and other requirements related to the environment and energy aspects, to go beyond the legal requirements in environmental practices,
  • In line with the "Science-Based Emission Reduction" level determined to support limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees, to reduce its emissions by 56% in 2030 compared to 2020 and to reach the net zero emission level in 2050, in order to reach this target, especially Energy Efficiency to work in accordance with the principles and to provide green energy,
  • In order to reduce the water footprint during production operations, to reduce groundwater consumption by 85% in 2030 at the İzmit production facility compared to 2008, and to reduce the water withdrawal per unit production by 70% in 2030 at the Aksaray production facility compared to 2019,
  • To reduce waste at its source and to recycle the wastes generated, with the Zero Waste and Circular Economy approach for all wastes, especially plastic wastes resulting from production operations,
  • To carry out R&D studies in order to reduce the environmental effects caused by noise and emission during the use of the tire and to follow the developing technology with the aim of cleaner production.

 

Scope

This policy applies to Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Lastik San Tic. Inc.'s production facilities in Izmit and Aksaray, as well as the sales office and technical services in Istanbul.

 

Responsibility

It is the responsibility of the Occupational Safety and Environment Management to review this policy, and the CEO to approve it.

 

Revision No: 01

Revision Date: 01.06.2021