Sustainability is a key driver for AKCC’s business. The company has a long history of actions to promote the social and environmental development of the communities where it operates. The company seeks to grow, increase operational efficiency, innovate and enhance its reputation through the adoption of the most advanced technologies to lower emissions, improve energy efficiency, safeguard its employee´s safety and health promoting zero harm, reduce its environmental footprint, and promote the local development. Our commitment is to continually improve our environmental performance and provide positive contributions to our business. To support this commitment, we have developed and implemented Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004.
AKCC has 4th generation baghouse filters to be always within the established dust emission levels according to local and international standards. AKCC has invested in Research and Development to optimize the production processes by utilizing alternative recycle materials. AKCC has been granted with an official environmental permit for co-processing different byproducts, which will preserve natural reserves run out.
Apart of complying with local and international laws, we are also conducting our businesses following sustainable development principles. At the same time, we take into account the views and opinions of all the involved stakeholders. We are committed to the protection of the environment, health and well-being, to the mitigation of climate change and the conservation of nature. Our objective is to ensure the continued improvement of our environmental performance, with the aim to use energy and natural resources more efficiently, minimize the production of waste and air emissions, reducing also the water discharges while seeking ways to preserve heritage, landscape and biological diversity.
AKCC implements sustainability and product stewardship practices in the design, manufacturing, distribution and application of our products to enhance their contribution to sustainable construction, minimize their impact on health and the environment, and limit the amount of wastes generated and disposed.