Paper
BME’s commitment to sustainable development is also
reflected in its selection of paper suppliers. As described
in Chapter 4 of this report, manufacturing processes at
the company’s paper suppliers are required to meet the
quality and sustainability standards contained in ISO
140001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:1999.
In addition to these requirements for selecting paper
suppliers, BME has implemented various measures to
directly encourage paper saving. These include:
Encouraging the use of new technologies
(such as
Internet, Intranet, pen drives, etc.) over paper to dis-
seminate the company’s Annual Report and Annual
CSR report, changes in the publication schedule for
Bolsa magazine and the use of Intranet as a vehicle for
communication with employees.
Encouraging the use of email over printed copies
in the
company’s internal and external communications and
in communications between employees and external
recipients, in addition to raising awareness among
BME Group Paper consumption in kgs (By geographical area)
2011
2012
2013
Madrid (*)
18,400
15,900
15,600
Barcelona
7,731
8,204
6,435.30
Bilbao
2,100
2,495
3,306.70
Valencia
1,740
244
930
Total
29,971
26,843
26,272
(*) Letter paper and A3 and A4 paper are used exclusively for correspondence.
email recipients about the responsible use of paper by
adding the following automatic message
“Before you
print, think about the ENVIRONMENT”.
Employees are also encouraged to reuse envelopes
when sending documents between different offices via
the internal courier service, and a full document man-
agement platform has been created that allows all doc-
uments received to be scanned, classified and sent on
to their recipients via email without printing them. This
platform, which started up in 2008, reduces paper con-
sumption by 10%.
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