Alma Petroli promotes targeted objectives and programs for sustainable development, encouraging responsible choices far beyond compliance with laws and regulations and by adopting an Integrated Management System. The commitment of the management of Alma Petroli, relying on the conscious involvement and responsible collaboration of all staff, is focused on a strategic objective of “Respect for the Environment”.
From a technological standpoint, the refinery is equipped with continuous emission monitoring systems, continuous waste water monitoring systems and abatement systems of major pollutants.
There are present a cogeneration plant for the production of electricity and thermal energy and a rainwater collection system minimizes water consumption.
In 2006 the Environmental Management System certification was released to Alma Petroli, in line with the international standard UNI EN ISO 14001:2004. The standard specifies a number of requirements aiming to protect the environment and prevent pollution, conforming with the production needs, by contemplating the environmental impact of the activities taking place within each stage of the production process, the running of the plants and the associated operations. The application process of the Environmental Management System has a cyclic life. A certification body (DNV) is responsible for ensuring the proper functioning of the System through periodical audits, while evaluating compliance to the norm ISO 14001.
Alma Petroli is committed to prevent and reduce the environmental impacts generated by its activities, operating in full compliance with the UNI EN ISO 14001: 2004 and pursuing environmental performances exceed those strictly required by applicable laws and regulations performance, fully respecting also the regulations of safety and Health.
In 2006, conforming to the European norm EN ISO 9001:2000, the Quality Management System certification was released to Alma Petroli by DNV.
Moreover, starting from 2010, it was allocated the CE certification on bitumen according with the norm EN 12591.