Awards

The commitment of the Maschio Gaspardo Group for the environment has been recognized by several national and international certificates, including:

 

The participation to represent Italy at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo – at the technology innovation section – thanks to the realization of the preservative technique planter with a reduced environmental impact and electronic control systems with remote diagnostics.

 

The 2011 Sustainable Development Award, appointed by the Foundation for Sustainable Development, established by the MP Edo Ronchi, former Minister of Environment, for the innovative content and the efficiency of the environmental outcomes, for the economic results achieved, and for the replicability of the project. Thanks to this Award, the Maschio Gaspardo Group has been included among the 10 Italian companies worthy of recognition for their environmental commitment, and it has been mentioned in the publication: "The Green economy in Italy - Ideas, companies and products within the new global scenaries". Click here to download the article in Italian.

 

The 2012 New Energy Renewed Company Award, appointed by the Chamber of Commerce of Padua, for decreasing the energy consumption with the adoption of renewable energy technologies.

 

The Special Mention, appointed by the Symbola and Coldiretti Foundation for two consecutive years in 2013 and 2014 for the sustainability of the production processes.

 

The Radical Green Award, organized within the 2014 edition of the ‘Green Week delle Venezie’ festival, confirms the energy and environmental foresight of the Group. Maschio Gaspardo is among the ten Italian best practices chosen in terms of sustainability and products. And the environmental path of the Maschio Gaspardo Group does not stop here… we are only at the beginning!

The awareness in the energy and environment field showed by the Group during these years and the will to give full value to its investments lead the company to start a Carbon Footprint study. The targets of the analysis are focused on the Italian plants of Campodarsego, Cadoneghe and Morsano al Tagliamento. The measurement process of the Carbon Footprint has taken into consideration two main aspects:

  • The complete collection and elaboration of the data on energy consumes
  • The analysis of the industrial processes

 This study has demonstrated the reduction of our Carbon Footprint in a given period of time and a suitable monitoring of greenhouse gas emissions. Comparing 2012 and 2011, the results have shown that:

  • A CO2 reduction by 23% in relative terms compared to the turnover
  • A CO2  reduction by 10% in absolute terms equal to a saving of more than 800 tons

 At the end of the assessment process, on 20th September 2013, the Maschio Gaspardo Group received the International Carbon Trust Standard Certification as:

 THE FIRST AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER IN THE WORLD

 THE FIRST METALWORKING INDUSTRY IN ITALY