Main Impacts and Mitigation Measures
Eurofarma has a structured Environmental Policy, which clearly expresses the commitments that guide its performance
Eurofarma invests in forefront water and energy projects, such as water reuse systems in industrial plants and photovoltaic energy. It further has a donation policy of surplus water for public and private partners in Itapevi, where the largest industrial complex of the company is located. A photovoltaic power generation system is operating in this Unit, obtained through solar radiation.
The improvement of its computerized system of residues management is a permanent action. To mitigate the impacts, the company has established partnerships with universities to find solutions. Currently, 96% of the hazardous residues are intended for co-processing, a less polluting method.
The daily corporate receives the same attention, with attitudes and campaigns that make a difference, such as the use of ethanol in the supply of its entire fleet, for being less polluting than gasoline, and the guidance on the cartridges for the proper disposal of medicine packaging.
Eurofarma has a structured Environmental Policy, which clearly expresses the commitments that guide its performance, and has the Environmental Committee. Periodically, the Committee meets to analyze the performance of the Environmental Management System, a tool that helps to improve performance, aimed at mitigating the environmental impacts.
Highlights in 2015:
- 520% increase in volume of water reuse donated to public and private partners in Itapevi.
- Reuse System Deployment in Ribeirão Preto to use 70% of the water discharged by the reverse osmosis process.
- Photovoltaic energy installed on the roof of the warehouse of finished products in Itapevi.
- 2,745 native trees of the Atlantic Forest planted in the industrial complex in Itapevi.
- 96% of allocation of hazardous residues co-processing