Goals and results

Iren Group's Business Plan to 2025, which has 2019 as its starting point, has defined focus areas related to sustainability to ensure ofe resources to ensure continuous improvement in Iren's performance.

With regard to each focus area, this page shows the steps achieved in 2018, 2019 and 2020 thanks to Iren actions and the trend compared to the 2025 and 2035 target - download the summary report.

focus area Kpi 2018 2019 2020 target 2025* TARGET 2035*
Decarbonisation Carbon intensity of energy production (tCO2/MWh) 0.385 0.394 0.400 -4% ~-20%
Energy saving from processes (Toe) 620,882 665,370 671,712 +27% ~+55%
Scope 2 emissions (t) 110,992 105,583 99,720 -36% -100%
Circular economy Sorted waste collection (%) 64.3% 67.3% 69.3% 73.6% ~80%
Waste recovered in Iren's plants (t) 158,982 304,524 491,920 1,630,000 ~2,000,000
Biomethane produced (Mcm) 0 0 0 35 45
Water reused for industrial and agricultural purposes 6,0 6,6 6,0 15 20
Water resources Water network leaks (%) 34.8% 33.4% 33.3% 29% 25%
Districtised and monitored water networks (% of total) 46% 52.1% 56% ≈80% 95%
Wastewater plants capacity (Inhabitants Equivalent) 3,404,272 3,415,172 3,527,325 +16% ~+20%
Resilient cities District heated volumes (Mcm) 93.8 95.0 96.7 +16% >+20%
Green electricity sold to end clients and wholesalers - - 8.4% 25% -
Ecomobility Group fleet (% low impact vehicles on total) 14% 16% 19 35% ~50%
People** Hours of training per capita 18.9 18.2 24.5 +27% >+65%
Women among middle managers and executives 21.9% 22.6% 22.8% 25% ~+30%
Staff engaged in training activities** 95% 85% 88% 95% -

*Targets indicated as a percentage increase/decrease are based on 2019

**From 2019 onwards, there will be a significant change in the scope of consolidation with 840 new employees joining the Group as a result of the company acquisitions. 

For each focus area, Iren has identified actions and objectives to achieve the results set out in the 2025/2035 Business Plan. See details on the dedicated page.