Biesse Group
Sustainability Report

The 2021 consolidated non-financial statement describes the Group's approach to social responsibility and reports the key results achieved in terms of economic, social and environmental sustainability as well as defining future objectives.
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2021 in a nutshell

Discover the results achieved in 2021 in terms of economic, social and environmental sustainability.

Economic sustainability

For Biesse Group, economic sustainability is synonymous with the creation and distribution of value added for shareholders and for all other parties that form part of its value chain, including trade partners, customers and local communities.

In a nutshell:

  • Over € 710 million of economic value distributed by the Group in 2021

  • Over € 742.2 million of total revenue in 2021

  • 93% of purchases from local suppliers, as far as manufacturing plants in Italy and India are concerned

  • 8 manufacturing plants awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification in Italy and India

  • 260 persons involved in research and development activities, totalling approximately 134,000 working hours

  • HSD is Lighthouse Plant of the Intelligent Factory Cluster with the Electrospindle 4.0 project

Social sustainability

The Group acknowledges people are indispensable for its success, because the ability to innovate and pursue excellence in the realisation of products is the consequence of the passion and dedication of all those who form part of the Biesse family.

In a nutshell:

  • 95% of employees have permanent contracts

  • Approximately 1,500 persons have worked in Biesse Group for more than 10 years

  • 97% of senior management hired from the local community

  • Over 100,000 hours of training provided to personnel and other workers during 2021

  • Over 9,500 hours of training dedicated to safety at work provided to employees

  • Workplace safety management system of Biesse S.p.A. and Bre.Ma. Brenna Macchine S.r.l certified to UNI ISO 45001:2018 standard

  • Support for social, cultural, artistic and sports initiatives in the community

Environmental sustainability

Biesse Group is committed to contributing to protecting and safeguarding the environment through the development of strategies and initiatives aimed at minimising the environmental impact of its activities.

In a nutshell:

  • 100% of electricity purchased from renewable sources with guarantees of origin for the Group's Italian companies

  • 5,470 tonnes of CO2 avoided through the purchase of electricity from renewable sources with guarantees of origin for the Group's Italian companies (Scope 2 market-based)

  • 16,500 m2 of photovoltaic panels installed

  • 668 tonnes of CO2 avoided by using photovoltaic panels

  • 91% of waste products are non-hazardous

  • Various energy efficiency improvement schemes implemented and planned as part of the environmental management system

  • Environmental management system of HSD S.p.A. certified to the UNI ISO 14001:2015 standard


Biesse Group presents the 2021 Sustainability Report

Biesse Group has published its Consolidated Non-Financial Statement - the new Sustainability Report 2021. This comprehensive report shows that the Group's focus on sustainability is already translating into facts and figures that make a concrete contribution to its main stakeholders and the environment.

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Download the 2020 edition of the Sustainability Report

The document reports the year 2020.

Download the 2019 edition of the Sustainability Report

The document reports the year 2019.

Download the Sustainability Report 2018

The document is updated on December 31, 2018.

Download the Sustainability Report 2017

The document is updated on December 31, 2017.


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