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Nexans Targets Net Zero Emissions By 2030

Sep 22, 2020

Paris-based cable manufacturing company Nexans SA has announced plans to reduce its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to zero by 2030.

Nexans plans to achieve carbon neutrality through a clearly defined roadmap:

  • 4.2% average annual reduction of company greenhouse gas emissions, particularly on scopes 1&2(1);
  • 100% of production sites certified ISO 14001;
  • 100% of production waste to be recycled;
  • 100% of R&D projects to be dedicated to energy efficiency and energy transition, promoting eco-design and low carbon offers;
  • Optimization of logistical flows by using multi-modal transport and shorter delivery routes;
  • 100% of Nexans cable drums to be connected using IoT(2) technologies and recyclable;
  • 100% of Nexans employee automobile fleet to switch to either hybrid or electric vehicles;
  • Use of renewable energy via local production or the purchase of decarbonized energy for all locations;
  • Deployment of energy efficiency solutions at all sites.

In light of the commitment set out by the European Green Deal and the Paris agreements (COP21), to set a limit of 1.5°C for global warming by 2030, Nexans is more committed than ever to taking concrete action to fight global warming.

“Our commitment to carbon neutrality concerns all aspects of our company, from manufacturing products, developing innovations and solutions, managing daily operations, to the use of raw materials and working habits,” CEO Christopher Guerin noted.

Nexans is also a current member of the Race to Zero campaign, you can find more information on their climate actions here.

Find out how to join the Race to Zero here.

 

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