The Environment

The Environment

Ferrovial's commitment with the Environment is based on reducing land impact, fighting climate change and using appropriate waste management procedures.

Action lines 

The most relevant issues for Ferrovial and its interest groups in relation with the environment are materialised in three major challenges:

  • Reduce CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Reduce environmental risks and impacts and promote conservation of biodiversity.

  • Be as efficient as possible in consumption of energy and natural resources.

Objectives for 2008

  • Approve a corporate environment policy.

  • Obtain ISO 14001 certification for the Spanish toll roads.

  • Start a corporate project for compensating greenhouse gas emissions.

Milestones in 2007

  • Climate Change. Ferrovial signed the Bali Declaration on Climate Change. Cespa received a prize for research, development and application of the best technologies, awarded by Garrigues y Expansión for installing a biogas energy recovery plant with microturbines for saving energy and avoiding CO2 emissions. Amey introduced new measures, such as the use of hybrid cars, electric wagons and bicycles for workers.

  • Water comsumption: The use of reutilised water has been doubled  (331.395m3)

Ferrovial`s Global meeting on the environment

Ferrovial`s Global meeting on the environment

Climate change, reducing CO2 emissions and the new directives for efficient use of renewable energies were some of the themes dealt with in Ferrovial’s 1st International Meeting on the Environment. Valentín Alfaya, Quality and Environment Director, Ferrovial, explains what the company is doing to confront these challenges.