Following his recent appointment as Group Head of Innovation & Sustainability, Ken Mulkerrins has published Kilsaran’s ESG strategy, outlining the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainability under four pillars – planet, people, solutions and performance.
Kilsaran formalised its sustainability policy in 2022, aligning it with the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals and the recommendations of the Paris Agreement.
Under the planet pillar, Kilsaran aims to reduce energy consumption and associated emissions by closely monitoring its processes and investing in research and innovation labs to develop carbon-reducing technologies. The people pillar emphasises the importance of sustaining the workforce and providing educational opportunities for employees.
Meanwhile, the solutions pillar is dedicated to developing products that lower the embodied carbon of the built environment, with the performance pillar focusing on the company’s financial sustainability and its contribution to local employment and communities.
Kilsaran, the largest independent producer of concrete and building products in the country, has established a strong reputation for its commitment to sustainability. With a track record of environmental responsibility dating back to its founding in 1964, the company has consistently prioritised green initiatives before sustainability became a widespread concern.
Kilsaran has set a Scope 1 and 2 intensity reduction target of 37% by 2030, which is aligned with the SBTi. The company have recently calculated and verified its Scope 3 emissions associated with its supply chain and will soon be setting targets for same. Transparency is key when reporting emissions and targets, and Kilsaran is part of the CDP Network in 2023 where it discloses its emissions data for the first time. The company also prioritises environmental monitoring and responsible land management, ensuring that pollution is prevented and quarries are restored once work is completed.
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