Cosentino, a global manufacturer and distributor of surfaces for architecture, has released a new edition of its Sustainability Report.

Sustainability based on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria, includes the company’s performance, milestones and achievements in the social, environmental and good governance fields.

Areas include aspects such as Sustainability and environmental management (Environmental). This area encompasses some of the company’s current major projects; for example, in 2022 alone, Cosentino invested more than €37 million in environmental assets.

Cosentino solid milestones include 99% reused water, Zero Water Discharge (daily recirculation of 80,000 m3 of water), and 100% renewable electric energy.

In 2022, Cosentino reduced its carbon footprint by 6% compared to 2021 and 12.81% compared to the 2018 base year.

The company continued making progress in the recovery and reuse of its waste. In 2022, Cosentino recovered almost 16% of all the solid waste generated at its Industrial Park in Cantoria (Almería).

Finally, last year Cosentino implemented a new industrial energy model, which also covers the management of water resources and activated the largest ground-mounted self-consumption photovoltaic plant in Spain.

In job creation and contribution to society (Social), Cosentino created 426 new jobs globally last year, ending 2022 with a workforce of 5,851. The company’s workforce comprises people from 76 different nationalities and the percentage of permanent contracts increased to 98%.

Download Cosentino Group’s 2022 Sustainability Dossier

About Cosentino Group

Cosentino Group is a global family-owned company that produces and distributes high-value innovative and sustainable surfaces for architecture and design. As a leading company, Cosentino imagines and anticipates together with its customers and partners design solutions that offer value and inspiration to people’s lives. This goal is made possible by pioneering brands that are leaders in their respective segments such as Silestone®, Dekton® and Sensa by Cosentino®.