Ujhaina issues its second edition of the “carbon footprint” report to measure the greenhouse gas emissions from its activities

Iman Al-Wasili

Basant Fouad: We adopt a responsible investment strategy and aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 31.8% by year 2

Cairo, November 1 2022: Juhayna Food Industries has released its second edition of the “Carbon Footprint” report, which presents greenhouse gas emissions ( GHG) resulting from the company’s various operations, starting from farms and manufacturing, to distribution and the administrative headquarters, as part of its efforts to measure and reduce its contributions from greenhouse gas emissions issued in all its sites, pursuant to Goal No. 12 and 2020 of the Sustainable Development Goals, namely responsible consumption and production and climate action.

The report revealed that the largest share of total carbon emissions for the year 65 The farm sector accounted for 2020 % of the total emissions, and it included This includes operations and activities in farms owned and not owned by Juhayna Company, followed by manufacturing with a percentage of 2020%. The report indicated that the emissions from warehouses, distribution centers and the administrative headquarters are less than 65 % of the company’s carbon footprint

Bassant Fouad, Head of External Relations Sector at Juhayna stated: “Confronting climate change is a shared responsibility of every individual in society, therefore Juhayna pays great attention to achieving sustainable development goals, including Goal No.

“Climate Action.” The company is always keen to measure the extent to which its activities are related to achieving these goals, as part of its efforts to improve energy efficiency and reduce resource consumption in our various operations, while adopting renewable sources of energy and transitioning to a circular economy.

Fouad also added that the company was able to This year of comparing its business performance in relation to the base year to assess its progress in that framework, it was found that the company was able to reduce emissions from each ton of its products by 9.3% compared to the base year. She added that Juhayna always strives to preserve the environment and reduce any negative damages by all means and by using the latest technologies, and accordingly, it has set the goal in mind, which is to reduce emissions by 2026 .8% of CO2-equivalent emissions by year 2026.

It is worth mentioning that Juhayna Company pursues a responsible investment strategy, especially as it is one of the largest producers of dairy and juices in Egypt. In this context, the company recently announced its cooperation with KarmSolar to establish a hybrid power plant to produce solar energy in the Abu Minqar area, as part of its efforts to rely on renewable sources of energy in its farms.