At Renco, we recognise our responsibility to ensure the environmental protection of the areas where we operate. We have a strong track record of engaging in sustainable and renewable projects that immensely benefit local communities. With a dedicated outlook to safeguarding our planet's health, we place a strong emphasis on fostering new innovative approaches to achieving these objectives.
Building a greener planet for future generations
' In the face of the escalating climate crisis, we see it as our responsibility to assess the environmental footprint of every facet of our operations. We regard this as our legacy; we build not only for ourselves by for those who come after us. '
The global scenario
Globally the world is being challenged by the unprecedented ramifications of climate change that need to be addressed immediately.
Population growth is expected to reach 9.1 Billion by 2040
Of people will live in cities by 2050
Since the onset of industrial times, human activities have raised atmospheric CO2 levels by 50%
Ferdinando Storino tells us more about the construction of the building blocks at Cesano Boscone and the impact the project will have regarding energy efficiency.
Our activities as a company can make a big difference in the fight against climate change. Renco has implemented a comprehensive environmental management system throughout our organisation that promotes the efficient use of resources in all our activities, minimises CO2 emissions, and advances the use of alternative sustainable solutions.
We focus on sustainable objectives across two key areas: Energy and Waste.
Sustainability Coordinator at Renco, tells us more about exciting sustainability-focused projects underway at Renco.
Over our long history we have been entrusted as a valued partner in projects that are dedicated to making a difference in terms of environmental impact, across both the energy and construction sectors. Our extensive portfolio of projects showcases our commitment to working with customers who value quality and sustainability.
The solar power plant in Mecufi
A photovoltaic power station in Mecufi was built to supply Mozambique with clean energy.
A wind farm in Calabria, Italy
A wind farm in the province of Catanzaro, Italy, was developed to increase clean energy production in the area.
A university project, in the heart of Milano’s Innovation District, with a strong focus on sustainable construction.
Energy renovation of buildings
In Italy Renco has acquired restructuring and renovation works for private and public buildings.
Congo Reforestation Project
The Congo Reforestation project is a highly impactful and important project that has already covered 40,000 hectares.
Our commitment to sustainability remains practical, and we continuously evaluate our actions and practices using specific tools, such as our Sustainability Report.
We are committed to supporting various sustainability initiatives that benefit the community and our people.
Renco is firmly committed to the design of projects that reduce the environmental impact on the territories in which our activities are performed. Our approach fully complies with the international standards, and we hold the following certifications:
- ISO 14001: Requirements for an environmental management system to enhance environmental performance.
- LEED: Green building rating system.
- BREEM: Validation and certification systems for sustainable built environments.
- ISO 9001: Criteria for quality management systems.
Renco is committed to building territorial welfare schemes by promoting the development of communities both socially and economically while supporting the local production and entrepreneurial fabric.
In all countries in which it operates, Renco strives to create a positive impact on the local economy and the environment. It does so by investing in works and social services and supporting local entrepreneurs through partnerships and common projects.