2011 was a remarkable year for the cork oak forests, for cork and for CORTICEIRA AMORIM.
During the year proclaimed International Year of Forests, at a national level the cork oak was appointed Portugal’s National Tree. At the International level, numerous opinion leaders, from a variety of fields, are describing the cork industry and cork oak forests as a genuine example of sustainable development.
This edition of the Sustainability Report outlines the main steps taken in 2011 towards a Sustainable Development.
41% Decrease in the level of carbon intensity of CORTICEIRA AMORIM’s activity on 2006
61% Use of energy renewable sources
10% Increase of the cork stoppers recycling in relation to 2010
30 Industrial and/or distribution sites with FSC chain of custody certification
667 Ideas registered by the employees within the CORK.IN Innovation Program