The Bracco Group’s primary production units in Italy are located in or in the immediate vicinity of extremely important natural areas. Our presence inside or close to natural areas entails even greater responsibilities in terms of respecting the environment.
Spin Torviscosa, close to a protected lagoon
The Torviscosa production site was constructed with cutting edge facilities and was included in the 2012 Venice Biennale
of Architecture as an example of a positive industry-territory relationship.
Ceriano Laghetto, inside Parco delle Groane
The Bracco Imaging facility in Ceriano Laghetto, built in the 1980s, is located in the former ACNA area of Cesano Maderno, in a vast industrial complex next to Parco delle Groane.
Colleretto Giacosa Research Centre, near Serra d’Ivrea
The Colleretto Giacosa Centre has a minimal impact, thanks to careful planning of the pilot and production plants and management focused on environmental protection.
CO2 emissions: -1.6%
Overall CO2 emissions (direct + indirect) were essentially stable compared to 2014. All in all, specific CO2 emission were slightly down: -1.6%.
The overall energy consumption results at the three sites showed essentially stable energy consumption and a slight fall in specific consumption: -1.7%.
Overall water withdrawal fell by 5.2% in 2015 compared with 2014, while the reduction in specific consumption was even more evident: -6.7%.