Inclusion of suppliers to CDP Water Supply

After identifying the hydrographic basins with a high water risk for its operations, the company defined which suppliers operating in these same basins would be voluntarily invited to respond to the CDP Water Supply. With the aim of encouraging suppliers to respond, the company finances training and monitoring of responses with official support from CDP […]

Action plan to reduce water risk

In line with the requirements of the CEO Water Mandate, in 2021 Braskem joined the WRC (Water Resilience Coalition) and Race to Resilience initiatives, with the objective of identifying and supporting the implementation of collective actions for high-risk watersheds. Braskem's facilities located in basins with water risk have developed a […]

Action plans to combat water scarcity

Braskem's Climate Change Adaptation Plan identified water scarcity as the main potential threat to the company's operations. The water risk affects four basins where Braskem operates ⎼ Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Alagoas and São Paulo (Cubatão and Paulínea). For each of these Basins, a study was carried out […]

Creation of the Less Loss More Water Movement

Braskem helped found and remained the leader of the Menos Perdas Mais Água Movement during its four years of existence. The initiative supported a series of studies prepared in partnership with the Trata Brasil Institute, which raised the importance of treated water losses in the country's agenda and media.

Disclosure in the Braskem Annual Report

Water is one of the main focuses of materiality in Braskem's Annual Report, which transparently reports indices and monitoring values for water consumption and effluent generation parameters. Furthermore, it presents a series of projects and initiatives that expand every year and that lead the company to […]

Risk identification and goal plan

During the generation of its Materiality Matrix, Braskem identified water as one of its 17 main risks. These risks were grouped into 10 Strategic Macro-Objectives monitored by the company's board. Among them, the objective of water efficiency.

Identification of basins at risk of water scarcity

Based on the results of the risks raised in the Risk and Climate Adaptation Plan, Braskem identified four basins with a high risk of water scarcity: Guandu Basin, in Rio de Janeiro; Piracicaba, Capivari and Jundiaí River Basin (PCJ), in São Paulo; Rio dos Remédios Basin, in Alagoas and Recôncavo Norte Basins; […]

Disclosure of monitoring values and effluent generation

Braskem annually transparently reports not only indexes and monitoring values for water consumption and effluent generation parameters, but also a series of projects and initiatives that expand each year. In this way, the company is at a high level of water resources management, as recognized […]

Studies on treated water losses

Braskem helped found and led the Less Loss More Water Movement during its four years of existence. The Movement and Braskem supported a series of studies in partnership with the Trata Brasil Institute. The work raised the importance of treated water losses in the country's agenda and media.

Inclusion of suppliers in the water risk mapping

Braskem has mapped the basins with a high water risk for its operations in its Climate Change Adaptation Plan. The company decided that suppliers operating in these same river basins would be voluntarily invited to respond to the CDP Water Supply.