We have installed a co-generator to generate electricity and heat for the running machinery, heating and hot water production
We have eliminated carburation oil (BTZ)
Development of projects and partnerships with the municipality of Arzignano in the environmental and social fields: The Group ensured its support for sports and volunteer associations and cultural educational activities
Compliance with the Chiampo Water Consortium with regular monitoring of water consumption and pollutants.
Energy consumption reduced by 22%
R&D activities are developed along clear lines including the reduction of resource consumption and environmental impact, which cut across all aspects of innovation
CO2 emissions reduced by 21.3%
Investment in Industry 4.0 machinery.
In detail, the machinery employed in the development of luxury items enables the recovery of work-in-progress material, almost completely reducing waste, and a new spraying system enables a 30% reduction in chemicals.
A supply chain approach aimed at cooperation and partnership building that increasingly evolves towards a network approach
The plan is to obtain the Blue Angel, a European certification that assesses the emissions of chemicals considered hazardous in the articles produced, in order to protect the environment and the health of consumers.
Almost all employees reside in the provincial territory of the Group's premises.
Periodic compliance with ARPAV
Since 2017, an internal environmental manager has been appointed, who interfaces with all stakeholders and whose mission is to reduce the environmental impact of CO2 emissions and saturated solvents.
As part of the Beleafing Project G.M. Group Leather has committed to purchasing 600 plants: 300 for G.M. Leather and 300 for SNAM
The project, in partnership with the province of Vicenza and the IUAV University of Venice, is to improve air quality and climate. This is a participative and geographically distributed forestation campaign, which will allow the company to combine environmental improvement (meeting the 2030 UN agenda targets) with an incisive Green Marketing campaign calibrated on tangible and concrete actions that can be included in its sustainability report. The distinctive element of the project, is the choice of varieties; native and allochthonous species divided into two macro-categories according to their environmental benefits:
In light of the enormous public health issues related to air pollution, evergreen and late defoliating species have been made available to help capture particulate matter during the period of greatest need (the winter season).
and safeguard bees
In light of the major issues related to the loss of biodiversity and the reduction of endangered native species in the area with the consequent increase in exotic species, tree species that favour the establishment and pollination activity of bees have been made available.
The municipalities of the Chiampo Valley firmly believe in this initiative and will play a coordinating role in the project to ensure maximum tree planting and environmental well-being throughout the area. The project is also part of the air pollution prevention measures being defined by the Province of Vicenza.
People are the core capital. Listening, discussion and continuous training contribute daily to our mutual improvement.
In our company there is a melting pot of multiculturalism, men and women, managers and technicians, young and experienced professionals working together speaking different languages.
Our heart is in the territory where we were born. We take part in local sports, environmental and social initiatives.
We have an internal code of ethics and operate with standards of legality and social integrity where everyone has the right to report non-compliant behaviour and acts.
Over the years, we have built a business model taking into account environmental, social and economic aspects to preserve the environment for our employees, the population and new generations.
The Marcigaglia family has been supporting for years not only as a sponsor, but also with the personal dedication of G.M. Leather Group President Carmen Marcigaglia, through the GS J.F. Kennedy Football Club, young people from 6 to 17 years of age, becoming a driving force for social cohesion in the area, promoting economic support for the purchase of sports equipment, technical training and coaching through the support of coaches and the definition of individual growth paths. The GS J.F. Kennedy Football Club was established in 1964 from the desire of the community and parish of Arzignano to help the most needy families, not only economically but by creating moments and spaces dedicated to aggregation, growth and training in civic life, encouraging the social integration of local children and young people, including those from foreign countries.