Synlait launches bold environmental sustainability programme

Posted 28/06/2018

NZ Herald website

Listed dairy producer Synlait Milk has marked its 10th year in business with a trailblazing sustainability programme for the next decade featuring some of the boldest impact reduction ambitions ever announced in the industry.

A long list of commitments was unveiled at Synlait's annual conference in Christchurch, headed by the pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 35 per cent per kilogram of milksolids on-farm and 50 per cent off-farm by 2028.

Other highlights of the programme include reduction of water consumption on and off-farm by 20 per cent/kgMS and a 45 per cent/kgMS reduction in on-farm nitrogen loss by 2028.

Read the full article here.