Progress

10 Dec 2015

At a Glance in 2014

Case studies featured in our most recent Environmental Strategy Report illustrate all these areas in more detail. 

Target (summarised)

Progress by 2014

 

Mitigate our greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere through innovation and adoption of relevant technologies.

Emissions per unit of energy have fallen by 13% since 2008. Total emissions have fallen by 1% since 2008.

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Increase our energy efficiency in the production process

 

Distilleries and warehouses improved energy efficiency by 2% since 2008. Packaging operations improved energy

efficiency by 20% since 2008.

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By 2020, 20% of the industry's primary energy requirements to be from non-fossil fuels

17% of energy from non-fossil

fuels. Up from 3% in 2008.

 

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Manage our water requirements effectively. Engage actively with SEPA and other relevant authorities in the development of Scotland's River Basin Management Plans to ensure a

sustainable and good quality water supply.

Net water use down by 14%

since 2008.

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By 2020 reduce by 10% the average unit weight of our product packaging materials.

Weight has decreased by 1% since 2008.

 

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By 2020, 40% of product packaging to be from recycled materials.

Recycled content of our product packaging is up from 29% in 2012 to 33% in 2014

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By 2020, all product packaging will be reusable or recyclable.

98%, from 97% in 2008.

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By 2020, no waste from packaging operations to landfill.

2% goes to landfill, from 13% in 2008.

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Seek to ensure that all casks brought into the industry are made from oak sourced from sustainable forests.

Positive support from our

stakeholders.

 

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Work with supply chain stakeholders to encourage the adoption of high environmental standards and relevant sustainable practices

Working closely with

stakeholders is core to the

delivery of our strategy.

 

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Report annually to our stakeholders on our progress to demonstrate how we are meeting our commitments and delivering against our targets.

We have reported regularly

since 2008.

 

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 Progress by 2014