Our commitment to sustainability
At Alfa Laval, we are continually working to DRIVE PROGRESS. We do our best to anticipate the optimal path forward for our customers, our employees, and the environment. Together, we OPTIMIZE PROCESSES and build seamless solutions that help our customers overcome their toughest challenges. We work tirelessly to MAKE THEIR SUCCESS OUR MISSION. Working together, we can create responsible, sustainable growth that benefits both PEOPLE AND THE PLANET. Making the world better, every day.
As a global company and here in New Zealand, we are not only committed to enabling customers to reduce carbon footprint, save water and re-use valuable resources, but want to take the journey to sustainability together.
Please read on for inspiring stories how we contribute towards the Sustainable Development Goals with our customers and in our own operations.
Alfa Laval contributes to the Global Goals
The United Nations has adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, known as Global Goals, that world leaders have pledged to achieve. Now it is up to businesses like ours to take us there.
Alfa Laval achieves carbon neutral status in NZ operations
Alfa Laval is proud to announce that its New Zealand operations have signed up to Meridian’s 100% Certified Renewable Energy product which matches Alfa Laval’s electricity consumption with Meridian’s 100% renewable energy generation on an annual basis. This allows the NZ operations to report their scope 2 electricity emissions as zero* which helps achieve carbon neutral status for their scope 2 electricity emissions.
According to Mikael Dahlgren, Acting Managing Director, Alfa Laval Oceania, Alfa Laval’s commitment to renewable energy recognises the vital role of business in addressing climate change.
“We’re not only committed to enabling customers to save energy and reduce their carbon footprint with clean tech and energy efficiency technologies, but want take the journey to sustainability together. We’re proud to support a company that only generates its electricity from 100% renewable sources,” Mr Dahlgren says.
With our customers
Efficient waste water management for Auckland
Access to water, sanitation and hygiene is a human right. With Auckland's population growing, the city needs efficient water supply and waste water disposal. Alfa Laval helps Watercare Service Ltd, New Zealand’s largest water utility wholly owned by Auckland Council, deliver a reliable plant with low operations and maintenance input while seeing significant safety benefits and energy efficiencies.