R&D&I projects are also developed according to sustainability standards, from the moment the idea is conceived until the process is complete. Our approach is geared towards creating innovative solutions that are consistent with the Sustainable Development Goals. Nowadays, sustainable innovation is a key strategy that incorporates both concepts in the development of new technologies, new products, new packaging, etc.
The majority of our solutions are geared towards the circular economy in order to ensure more efficient and sustainable processes. These include reusing and saving water, biorefineries, bio-production, biodegradable packaging, finding new sources of protein to meet future food demand, and solutions to reduce food waste.
In 2020, the Spanish Global Compact Network and the Rafael del Pino Foundation awarded us the go!SDG 2020 recognition for the ECODHYBAT project for achieving Goal 6 (Clean water and sanitation).
With the participation of Calidad Pascual, Nueva Pescanova and the Association of Industry Equipment Manufacturers (AMEC), this project succeeded in demonstrating that the installation of hygienic eco-design equipment in the food industry can reduce water consumption by 30-40%, energy consumption by 10-20% and CO2 emissions by 20-30%.
Establishment of a Social Responsibility Management System through a programme that comprises various fields of action. One of these is to formalise the principles of good governance and transparency by incorporating a Criminal Compliance programme. In the economic-financial area, the centre is managed according to a transparency and good corporate governance policy that focuses on sustainable growth. We have been part of the European Commission’s Transparency Register since 2016. This is a voluntary register in which our identification number is 042446620747-25. In accordance with the transparency law, our website shows the project and contract activities related to the different public administrations.