Commitment to the environment

The environment, our most valued asset

CAF considers the environment to be one of the key factors in its business strategy. In its firm commitment to contribute to the achievement of a sustainable world, CAF aims to work towards offering new, more efficient and eco-friendly forms of transport.

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Strategic Plan for Energy Efficiency

Promotion of renewable energies and energy savings

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Facilities equipped with clean energies

Promotion of renewable energies in factories and facilities

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The efficient use of energy resources

and the search for new sustainable mobility solutions

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Sustainability and efficiency

ISO 14001 environmental certification

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Strategic Plan for Energy Efficiency
Promotion of renewable energies and energy savings
Train crossing a yellow field

As part of its "Strategic Program for Energy Efficiency", the company has set itself the following core objectives: the promotion of renewable energies, the optimisation of energy usage in its business activities and the promotion of environmental policies within the company and in all the rail networks in which CAF operates and collaborates.

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Facilities equipped with clean energies
Promotion of renewable energies in factories and facilities
Solar panels on the roof of a building

The CAF facilities incorporate systems to make the most of natural resources and to take advantage of clean, eco-friendly renewable energy technologies.

One of the company's next objectives is to make increased use of renewable energies at its factories and facilities. With this aim in mind, new land is being sought in order to make optimum use of the space and resources available.

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The efficient use of energy resources
The search for new sustainable transport solutions
Algiers Workshop

In addition to the use of solar panels to generate electricity CAF is applying energy reduction measures to its production processes. In order to optimally meet its objectives, regular evaluations are made to assess the progressive results of the company's energy efficiency policy.

Likewise, CAF is collaborating with railway authorities and other bodies in order to develop new transport projects, directed at helping to improve the environment in each community and providing sustainable transport solutions.

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Certified sustainability and efficiency
ISO 14001 environmental certification
Debrecen tram

As CAF is aware of the environmental impact of its business activities, it has included an environmental policy in the company's general policy, with the protection of the environment being one of the Company's objectives.

With this aim in mind, the environmental Management System has been implemented and certified to the ISO 14.001:2004 standard, which guarantees compliance with the objectives established in the environmental policy.

In 2001, the 14.001:2004 certificate was obtained, which periodically controls compliance with, and the effectiveness of, the measures adopted by the company in order to ensure the achievement of the established objectives.

The environmental actions taken by CAF are directed at controlling and minimising the significant environmental aspects, such as atmospheric emissions, waste and energy consumption, in order to preserve natural resources.