G7 CLIMATE CHANGE – THE NEW ECONOMY
This is Aquafil’s advocacy for the G7 dedicated to climate change, that was held in Taormina, Italy, on May 27-28.
Sustainability is not just a commitment, but an opportunity
by Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil Spa
The autonomous province of Trento (Trentino-Alto Adige) has long imposed some of the most stringent environmental standards in Europe. The area’s natural beauty, which includes Lake Garda and the surrounding mountains, took us on a path that has shaped the face and future of Aquafil.
Established over fifty years ago in Arco di Trento, Aquafil is now one of the leading producers of synthetic nylon fibers in Italy and around the globe.
The first major challenge and opportunity for us was to view sustainability not just as a result to be achieved, but as a way of thinking, a way of being – a principle that constantly drives us.
We quickly realized that sustainability needed to be a central part of our strategy, and rise like a pillar on which to base our company. We chose to do business in a transparent way, by taking on specific, concrete and verifiable commitments.
Today, Aquafil conveys a new way of doing business. It bases every action on principles of innovation, respect for the environment, cultures and people…