Istanbul Chamber Of Industry Recognises Besler With Award For Productivity In Energy
Yıldız Holding Vice Chairman Ali Ülker accepted the award from Berat Albayrak, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources.
Sustainability across all the Yildiz Holding companies is handled with great care. The company deeply understands that increasing scarcity of the world’s resources and the need for a long-term outlook is essential both for the company and for the wellbeing of future generations.
The sustainability projects undertaken by Yıldız Holding companies have proudly received many awards. In this year’s "Energy Efficiency Awards", organized by the Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ICI) Besler Gıda was announced the winner with its project concerning the efficient use of energy resources for sustainable development. Berat Albayrak, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, presented the award to Ali Ülker, Vice Chairman of Yıldız Holding, at the ceremony held recently at its ICI Odakule building.
The award recognized the efforts of Ülker Biskuvi, where Besler Gıda is an important raw material supplier. Ulker Bisküvi, which published its second Sustainability Report recently, achieved an overall reduction of 15% water consumption per unit production in the last two years. Describing the water savings, the company has already saved the equivalent daily water consumption of 2.1 million people. It is now set well to achieve its goal of a 30% overall reduction in water usage by 2024.
The company also has a goal of increasing energy efficiency by 25 percent and has achieved energy savings of 9.3 thousand MWh. This is equivalent to around 1.1 million people's daily electricity consumption.
In the area of logistics; developments on vehicle capacity and utilization rates, the use of trailers and the efficiency of pallets have all combined to reduce the number of roundtrips. Since 2014, carbon emissions have reduced by about 430 tonnes on shipments from factories to distributors. Compared to the year 2015, the same amount of product took 2 million fewer kms to reach the consumer.
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Ülker invest in supplementary food products
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Ülker's 2022 Sustainability Report has been published
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Ülker announced its first half-year financials
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