ALPLA’s sustainability goals, 2018 to 2022

Compliance

KPI: ALPLA’s required global EcoVadis score

Goal: We will improve our global EcoVadis score from 63 points in 2018 to 67 points in 2022.
SDGs: SDG8, SDG12
2020 status: Platinum score of 73 points

KPI: CDP result

Goal: We will improve our CDP score by 2022 and are seeking to achieve a ‘B+’ rating in leadership.  
(Goal revised from A to B+ due to no external audit being performed)
SDGs: SDG12, SDG13
2020 status: Currently level ‘B’

KPI: Number of violations of environmental legislation and regulations

Goals: We will ensure that environmental legislation and regulations are complied with throughout the organisation and that there are no violations of these.
SDGs: SDG12
2020 status: No violations

Environment and environmental impacts

KPI: Global energy efficiency

Goal: We will increase our energy efficiency globally by 3.5% by 2022 in comparison to 2018.
SDGs: SDG12, SDG13
2020 status: Energy efficiency increased by 4.95 per cent

KPI: Absolute carbon emissions (Scopes 1, 2 and 3)

Goal: We will reduce our absolute carbon emissions (Scopes 1, 2 and 3) by 10% by 2022 in comparison to 2018.
SDGs: SDG12, SDG13
2020 status: Absolute emissions reduced by 3.7 per cent

KPI: Carbon neutrality in Austria

Goal: All the Austrian sites will operate entirely carbon-neutrally by 2020.
SDGs: SDG12, SDG13
2020 status: All Austrian plants climate-neutral since 2020 (Scopes 1 and 2)

KPI: Proportion of renewable energies in Austria

Goal: By 2022, we will run all the ALPLA plants in Austria using nothing but renewable energy.
SDGs: SDG12, SDG13
2020 status: All Austrian plants run entirely on renewable energy since 2020

KPI: Proportion of renewable energies (electricity) used at ALPLA’s own recycling plants

Goal: We will run all the recycling plants we own exclusively on renewable energy by 2019.
2020 status: 100 per cent at our own recycling plants

KPI: Required proportion of recycled materials

Goal: By 2022, recycled PET (rPET) will account for 23.5% of converted PET material. By 2022, recycled HDPE (rHDPE) will account for 9.9% of converted HDPE material.
SDGs: SDG12, SDG13, SDG13
2020 status: rPET: 16 per cent
rHDPE: 9 per cent

KPI: Fixed donations/sponsorship budget for initiatives for the removal of plastics from the environment

Ziel: A budget is set in order to financially support initiatives that combat marine litter.
SDGs: SDG13
2020 status: Support for the organisations Plastic Collective, Waste Free Oceans and The SeaCleaners

People & society

KPI: Risk/danger level

Goal: We will reduce the company risk/danger level by 10% per annum up to 2022.
SDGs: SDG 8
2020 status: The risk level has already been reduced by 95 per cent

KPI: Lost time case rate

Goal: We will reduce our lost time case rate to 0.8 by 2024. 
* Lost time case rate = (number of workplace accidents involving lost time × 200,000) / number of hours actually worked
SDGs: SDG 8
2020 status: The lost time case rate is currently 1.5 

KPI: Employee turnover rate 

Goal: A goal will be defined in this area for the next reporting period.
SDGs: SDG 8
2020 status: A goal will have been defined in this area by the time of the next report

KPI: Diversity and inclusion

Goal: A goal will be defined in this area for the next reporting period.
SDGs: SDG 8
2020 status: A goal will have been defined in this area by the time of the next report

KPI: Teaching centres in all the regions

Goal: By 2022, there will be teaching centres in all the ALPLA regions, with a regional training coordinator and technical trainers at the regional and local levels.  Qualified trainers will be able to independently cover a region’s training needs.

By 2022, more than 60 apprentices in Mexico and more than 50 in China will complete their training.

By 2022, we will also offer apprenticeships in Poland, India and South Africa. 
SDGs: SDG 8
2020 status: Additional training centres being established (Poland, India and South Africa)

KPI: Training initiatives

Goal: By 2022, the annual training initiatives will be reported to the ALPLA Academy (HQ) according to defined criteria.
SDGs: SDG 8
2020 status: Criteria have been defined

KPI: Training hours

Goals: The collection of data regarding training hours will be established.
SDGs: SDG 8
2020 status: Data collection has been developed

Efficiency and technology

KPI: Growth rate (AMET, Asia)

Goal: In Asia and in Africa, Middle East and Turkey (AMET), we will achieve 45% growth in total compared with the reference year 2018.
SDGS:  SDG 8, SDG 9
2020 status: Growth in the Asia and AMET regions is currently at 26 per cent

KPI: Global growth

Goal: We will continue to grow by 3% per annum up to 2022, meaning our growth by then will total 12.5%.
SDGS:  SDG 8, SDG 9
2020 status: Global growth is currently at 1.4 per cent due to the coronavirus pandemic

KPI: Innovations rolled out

Ziel: We will continue to increase the number of innovations rolled out each year; by 2022, there will be three innovations a year.
SDGs: SDG9
2020 status: We have currently rolled out three innovations in the market

KPI: Innovation-based revenue

Goal Revenue generated by innovations will account for 1.1% of total revenue by 2022.
SDGs: SDG9
2020 status: Revenue generated by innovations currently accounts for 0.17 per cent of total revenue. In the future, we intend to monitor innovations in terms of numbers rather than revenue

KPI: Number of in-house and nearby plants

Ziel: We will increase the number of in-house and wall-to-wall plants and will define what constitutes a ‘nearby plant’.
SDGs: SDG12, SDG13
2020 status: Currently, 68 of our plants are in-house plants. What constitutes a ‘nearby plant’ is currently being defined