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ENVIGADO - RENAULT-SOFASA

Renault-Sofasa is an assembly plant for Renault and other automobile constructors. Renault-Sofasa produces the Clio, Twingo, Megane, Symbol and Logan, and sells Megane II, the new Scenic, Grand Scenic, Kangoo and Symbol II.

Situation  

The plant is located in an industrial estate on the east bank of the Medellín River. Ambient temperature ranges from 20°C to 35°C.

 

Highlights 

Renault-Sofasa’s Environment Statement was published for the first time in 2007 and forwarded to the environmental authorities and to all the site’s employees and stakeholders.
  

Renault-Sofasa as part of the Renault Group, shares the corporate objectives with respect to environmental protection.  For this reason, the Sofasa plant puts in place important efforts in order to reduce the impact of their activity on the environment, in the framework of a responsible and engaged Environmental Management Policy.
  

The site organizes activities such as nature hikes so that staff and their families can enjoy the landscapes of the region and the variety of wildlife.

 

Environmental data 

 

2009

Change since 2008

Change since 2007

Water consumption (thousands of m3)

81.3

-21%

-56%

Liquid discharge

 

 

Suspended solids (kg/d)

9.2

-49%

+33%

OM (kg/d)

48.9

-53%

+61%

Toxic metals (kg/d)

0.6

-17%

-31%

Atmospheric emissions

 

 

Direct and undirect greenhouse gas emissions (t CO2 equivalent)

5,156

*

*

NOx emissions (t)

1.4

-34%

-71%

SO2 emissions (t)

0.0

-34%

-56%

Emissions of VOC produced by painting processes (g/m²)

89

-2%

-3%

Hazardous waste (t)

132

-55%

-57%

Energy (MWh LHV)

19,203

-37%

-56%

 

(*): change in scope

 

For further details, see registration documents: 

 

 

 

 

Key facts 

  • Address
    Sofasa S.A. - Cra 49 39 sur 100- Envigado - Antioquia- Colombia
  • Activity
    Body Assembly
  • Certification
    ISO 14001 earned in 2002 and renewed in 2006