Sun Chemical has published its fifth Corporate Sustainability Report, which introduces a new internal web-based data collecting system designed to improve metrics reporting, and highlights many examples of renewable projects being implemented at various Sun Chemical production facilities worldwide.
Sun Chemical's 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report continues to focus on its data-driven sustainability efforts by reporting the performance measurement for seven key sustainability metrics: energy consumption/conservation at production and nonproduction sites, the energy carbon footprint at the production sites, process waste reduction, water consumption, materials safety, and employee safety.
In the report, Sun Chemical introduces a new internal web-based collecting system called EcoTrack. EcoTrack enables continuous monitoring, gives more transparency, and improves data quality check capabilities of the seven key sustainability metrics.
EcoTrack will be a key tool moving forward in Sun Chemicals road map objective to review target improvement opportunities. Sun Chemical has collected data for the key sustainability metrics since 2005 from approximately 170 Sun Chemical sites in over 25 countries, and this data has been uploaded into the system to keep continuity in data reporting.
"At Sun Chemical, we're challenging ourselves to look for ways we can improve our processes at individual sites by monitoring key metrics to understand and manage our environmental impact," says Gary Andrzejewski, Sun Chemical's corporate vice president of environmental affairs. "EcoTrack is one...