Flix factory reduced its emissions by 22% in 2021


In 2021, the Ercros factory in Flix reduced its total emissions rate and greenhouse gas emissions. For the fourth consecutive year, the Flix factory did not have any work accidents among its own staff. In 2021, contracted companies’ staff also did not suffer any accidents.

Between 2020 and 2021, the emissions index – which is an indicator that allows assessing the performance in terms of emissions to air and water, and waste generation – fell by 22.3% compared to 2020 and 34.2% compared to the average of the last five years. In the case of direct greenhouse gas emissions, the year-on-year reduction was 3.1% and compared to the average of the last five years, 23.5%.

This center has certified the environmental management according to ISO 14001 and occupational safety management according to ISO 45001; Also it has verified its greenhouse gas emissions according to ISO 14064.

The performance of Ercros in all aspects of sustainability has earned it the Platinum classification in the international rating EcoVadis, obtaining a score of 84 out of 100 with which Ercros is among the 1% with the best compliance with good ESG practices (environmental, social and governance) of the 75,000 companies evaluated, and has obtained an A rating and 77 points out of 100 in the ESG Rating 2021 of the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts. Likewise, the company has been certified as a CSR Company in the Excellence category, by the Responsible Care program of the global chemical sector.

The Flix factory is part of the chlorine derivatives division of Ercros. It directly employs about 50 people and in 2021 had a turnover of more than 10 million euros. Dicalcium phosphate is produced in Flix, a product that is used for the manufacture of compound feed as it provides phosphorus and calcium, essential nutrients for the development of animals.