Environment

Boliden’s environmental management work is based on our values and a vision of zero environmental accidents. Boliden invests considerable resources in efficient systems, advanced technology and stable processes throughout its operations. All sites work preventively with meticulous risk ­assessments and clear action plans.

Environmental targets 2019

Air Pollution Emissions

CO2 intensity shall decrease by 3% per annum

Metal discharges to water

Discharges of metals to water shall decrease by 1% per annum

Metal emissions to air

Emissions of metals to air shall decrease by 1% per annum

Environmental Incidents

Boliden’s vision is to have zero serious environmental incidents each month


Performance is presented in the Annual and Sustainability Reports.

 

Environmental targets for 2020 and beyond

Climate

Decrease carbon dioxide intensity by 40 %* by 2030

Air pollution emissions

Discharges of metals to water shall decrease by 1% per annum

Metal emissions to air

Reduce amount of metals to air
Reduce sulfur dioxide to air

Water

Reduce amount of metals to water
Increase amount of recirculated water

Circular economy

Reduce amount of metals to water
Increase amount of recycled material

Environmental compliance

No serious environmental incidents should occur
No permit value deviations should occur


The table shows some of Boliden’s environmental performance indicators that are followed up on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis.

* Base year 2012