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Benetton Group considers water a key resource for people and the planet. Therefore, the Group analysed the geographic distribution of its suppliers involved in wet processes to monitor how the organization impacts water-stressed areas. The analysis has been carried out with WWF Water Risk Filter 6.0.
Only 2% of suppliers are located in high-risk areas: per these locations, Benetton Group is committed to quantifying specifically monitor water use and consumption through FEM module.
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Data as 12.31.2021
Benetton Group is also committed to quantifying the overall impact of water discharges along the value chain. In 2021, the facilities of Olimpias, a strategic supplier, discharged 640,429 m3 of water. Of this amount, almost all was conveyed into water treatment plants. All plants are located in low-to-medium water risk areas.
Benetton also measured its water consumption for the headquarters equal to 34,977 m3, while it estimated its consumption of direct stores for 190,000 m3 per year. None of the operations directly managed by Benetton is located in a high-risk water basin.