Environmental investment of R$ 24 million

In 2015, Bunge invested more than R$ 24 million in environmental protection and management measures, with R$ 14 million spent on the company's Agribusiness units. In terms of the average spend per metric ton produced, this represents a 27% reduction compared with the last reporting period; however, some of the previous investments involved long-term measures.

Our environmental investments and spending are divided into two types:

  1. Environmental controls, environmental preservation and reclamation:
  • Waste treatment and disposal
  • Atmospheric emission treatment
  • Effluent treatment
  • Reclamation of vegetation in degraded areas and protection of areas
  • Remediation of contaminated areas
  • Preservation of biodiversity
  1. Environmental management:
  • Environmental management
  • Education and training
  • External certification
  • Research and development
  • Environmental charges and others

 

ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTMENTS (IN R$)

G4-EN31

Sugar & Bioenergy

 

2013

2014

2015

Environmental controls/environmental preservation and reclamation

18,292,987

7,313,529

3,704,697

Environmental management

2,881,256

5,512,194

3,596,585

Total

21,174,243

12,825,723

7,301,282

R$/t produced

1.11

0.65

0.36

Variation % (2015-2014)

-44%

Agribusiness

 

2013

2014

2015

Environmental controls/environmental preservation and reclamation

2,106,942

6,977,445

7,254,726

Environmental management

10,395,486

8,861,834

7,408,342

Total

12,502,428

15,839,279

14,663,068

R$/t produced

1.55

1.92

1.71

Variation % (2015-2014)

-10.9%

Foods & Ingredients

 

2013

2014

2015

Environmental controls/environmental preservation and reclamation

5,051,155

3,442,378

2,252,455

Environmental management

269,256

818,445

424,480

Total

5,320,411

4,260,823

2,676,935

R$/t produced

2.32

2.00

1.40

Variation % (2015-2014)

-30%

Bunge Brasil

 

2013

2014

2015

Environmental controls/environmental preservation and reclamation

25,451,084

17,733,352

13,211,878

Environmental management

13,545,998

15,192,473

11,429,407

Total

38,997,082

32,925,825

24,641,285

R$/t produced

1.33

1.10

0.80

Variation % (2015-2014)

-27.3%


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