Vinci vows to reduce carbon by 40% by 2030

By Mike Hayes27 September 2022

Construction and concessions giant Vinci has announced a commitment to reduce its carbon footprint by 40% within the next eight years.

Road construction represents the majority of Vinci’s industrial operations. Photo: Vinci

At its Environment Day event on September 22, the company said it intends to implement a plan that will see a 40% CO2 reduction across Scopes 1 and 2 (covering direct emissions from Vinci), plus a 20% reduction in Scope 3 (covering indirect emissions, including materials and transport).

The new policy will include a 15% reduction in gas and electricity consumption in offices and for concession activities.

It will also “drastically limit” industrial activities during peak hours – something Vinci says will be implemented by early 2023.

The majority of these activities involve roadworks, where Vinci is now stepping up its plans to cover material stocks to reduce energy consumption, producing warm instead of hot asphalt mixes, insulation work at production sites and investments in solar self-generation.

MAGAZINE
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, World Construction Week Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Longer Reads
How to overcome the construction skills shortage
Skilled worker shortages are increasing in European construction 
A history of machine control: part one
The major milestones of machine control are examined 
How is construction adapting to supply chain problems?
Industry experts discuss future solutions to supply chain disruption
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
Andy Brown Editor, International Construction Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 224 E-mail: andy.brown@khl.com
Simon Kelly Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 223 E-mail: simon.kelly@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA