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Sustainability

Sustainability

Fitesa champions the responsible management of resource use and is committed to working towards a sustainable society.

Our Sustainability Goals for 2025

  • Sustainability Reduce the manufacturing waste sent to landfill by 50%
    (kg of MWTL / ton of product)
  • Sustainability Reduce energy consumption by 10%
    (kWh / ton of product)
  • Sustainability Reduce fossil CO2 emissions from our operations by 10%
    (ton of Scope 1 and Scope 2 of CO2 / ton of product)
  • Products

    <p>Fitesa has the largest biobased product portfolio in the spunmelt industry. With solutions ranging from 20% to 100% renewable source content, we enable our customers to increase the environment-friendly content of end user products. We are committed to investing globally in research, sourcing and testing to commercialize new sustainable products.</p>

    • BioPE
    • PLA
    • Cotton
  • Responsibility

    <p>Fitesa’s Management Systems are similarly aligned with focus on economic, environmental and social sustainable responsibilities.</p>

    • Economic Responsibility: we are committed to achieving long-term vitality while adding value for our stakeholders (customers, suppliers, investors, employees, consumers and our communities).
    • Environmental Responsibility: we champion efforts to reduce our impact on the environment and find solutions to preserve resources for future generations.
    • Social Responsibility: we are committed to operating with the highest standards of integrity and ethics in everything we do. Fitesa strives to treat all equally and with respect.
  • Commitment

    • Since 2019, Fitesa has been committed to the UN Global Compact corporate responsibility initiative and its principles in the area of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption.
    • All Fitesa locations are accountable for having a sustainability management system.
    • Fitesa will publish annual sustainability reports in line with its commitment to full transparency to its stakeholders.
    • Fitesa champions the responsible management of resource use and is committed to working towards a sustainable society.

2018 Sustainability Report Highlights

Written based on the GRI Standards, Fitesa's report presented the most important aspects of our operation.
  • +5% MATERIAL USAGE due to higher production volume and changes in the product mix
  • +16% RENEWABLE SOURCE RAW MATERIALS, including Bio PE, PLA and Fluff Pulp
  • 1.5 p.p RECYCLED RAW MATERIALS, due to the start-up of carded operation
  • +4% ENERGY CONSUMPTION, due to the start-up of new spunmelt line and changes in the production mix. 37.36% of the consumed energy came from renewable sources.
Download the full report