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Sustainability Department Presentation 2


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Sustainability Department Presentation 2

  1. 1. Sustainability in Vestas
  2. 2. Climate changes Shortage of resources Shift in economic power Population growth IMD (Global Trends 2008)
  3. 3. It is time to re-think our energy future
  4. 4. <ul><li>Vestas’ approach </li></ul><ul><li>be ambitious </li></ul><ul><li>focus on key areas </li></ul><ul><li>focus on activities close to our core business </li></ul><ul><li>We walk the talk </li></ul>Sustainability is about creating long term sustainable business results
  5. 5. <ul><li>Sustainable products producing modern energy </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced pressure on natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>Safety first </li></ul><ul><li>Modern energy with integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder interaction </li></ul>Vestas is constantly improving
  6. 6. Sustainable products producing renewable energy Wind is a renewable resource… … are wind turbines?
  7. 7. <ul><li>Cost of Energy also has to do with cost of nature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>80% of the wind turbine is recyclable </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vestas is optimizing the environmental profile of the wind turbines by using Life Cycle Assessment – this is also to the benefit of our customers. </li></ul><ul><li>During production of electricity the turbine does not use any water </li></ul><ul><li>During production of electricity the turbine does not emit CO2 </li></ul>Sustainable products producing renewable energy
  8. 8. <ul><li>During its lifetime turbines will save the world from 100,000 tons of CO2 compared to traditional energy production </li></ul><ul><li>Wind turbines will generate far more energy than is used in the entire life cycle, from cradle to grave. The energy balance for Vestas turbines is 6 to 9 months (= carbon neutral) </li></ul>Sustainable products producing renewable energy
  9. 9. ? 100 000 tons of CO2 emissions = Annual CO2 emissions from 42 500 cars
  10. 10. <ul><li>Renewable energy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>90% renewable electricity by 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% renewable energy by 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Building policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building policy was approved Nov 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All new buildings certified against LEED platinum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This will result in substantial environmental improvements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other initiatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Car policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing solar energy for the aviation lights </li></ul></ul>Reduced pressure on natural resources
  11. 11. <ul><li>Vestas factories has a very high environmental standard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By the end of 2008 100% of our sites including production were ISO 14001 certified (Environmental Management) </li></ul></ul>Green production
  12. 12. <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>