In 2019, Legance launched the “Zero Emissions” project, an internal initiative aimed at raising awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) including, in particular, the development of sustainable cities and infrastructures, global warming and promoting sustainable consumption methods.
The project aims to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions produced by the various offices to zero, via environmental compensation projects and rationalisation of energy expenditure.
The ambitious objectives sought have involved an analysis, which first saw the preparation of an analysis model, the collection of analytical data, and lastly an analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions produced by the Firm, which made it possible to define its carbon footprint.
The data collected has been certified according to UNI EN ISO 14064 – 1 by RINA Service S.p.A. – in order to guarantee the complete reliability and transparency of the processes used and of the results obtained.
More than half of the certified emissions have already been offset through the involvement in the Mato Grosso reforestation project in Brazil, in the municipality of Costa Rica which, in addition to restoring the native “savannah” forest, has made it possible to create a biological corridor for animals. The remainder is being compensated through the involvement in a GFS (Gestione Foresale Sostenibile) project in northern Italy, which will be completed in 2021.
As of 2021, the Legance Zero Emissions project will be extended to the firm’s other offices.