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Total Water Purchased Graph 

  • In 2016, our consumption of purchased water reduced by 1.8% against 2015
  • Our water intensity, defined as water consumption per full-time equivalent employee, reduced by 5.5% on 2015

WASH Pledge reporting: based on a survey performed on almost 2000 business line locations distributed in all SGS regions we infer that*: 

  • In 2016, 98% of SGS employees had sufficient, sage and physically accessible drinking water
  • In 2016, 97% of our employees had access to sufficient sanitary facilities with proper draining systems
  • In 2016, 96% of SGS employees had access to sanitary installations and washrooms cleaned on a daily basis
  • In 2016, 97.5% of SGS employees had access to washing and personal hygiene

    *within a 2% interval at 95% confidence level
    Total Waste Generated Graph
  • In 2016, the generation of hazardous waste from our operations reduced by 5.5% and the generation of non-hazardous waste increased by 1.2% against 2015


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