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Energy Management according to ISO 50001 at Procter & Gamble

The independent inspection agency TÜV Rheinland has certified the energy management system - L0 of the two largest German plants of Procter & Gamble (P&G) in Euskirchen and Crailsheim according to the current international standard ISO 50001. The goal is to be able to control the energy consumption more accurately and to realize savings in consumption.

Basic Facts
Client: Procter & Gamble
Project Location: Euskirchen, Crailsheim, Germany
Main services:Energy management according to ISO 50001
Regulations/standards involved:ISO 50001

Initial situation and requirements

In contrast to selective energy conservation, the management system of a company permanently helps to increase efficiency. Employees at all levels of the company are involved. That’s how P&G specifically trains its employees with regards to energy saving. Prior to the successful certification, auditing teams from TÜV Rheinland carefully analyzed the processes on-site at the various locations of P&G for a week.

With over 13,000 employees in Germany and around 126,000 employees worldwide, P&G is one of the biggest consumer goods companies in the world marketing around 40 brands in Germany and numerous more worldwide.

Solutions, results

Given the energy scarcity and rising energy costs, the issue of energy management for both medium-sized as well as large companies is becoming increasingly important. Thus an energy management system according to ISO 50001 not only offers the foundation for greater energy efficiency - L0 , but also for possible tax breaks or other benefits. Since 2011, TÜV Rheinland is accredited as one of the first inspection organizations in Germany for certification according to ISO 50001. The global service provider has a network of over 100 specialized auditors for energy efficiency and energy management.

About TÜV Rheinland

Founded more than 140 years ago, TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, ensuring quality and safety for people, the environment, and technology in nearly all aspects of life.

We inspect technical equipment - L0 , products and services, oversee projects and help to shape processes for companies around the world. Since 2006, we have been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption.

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In addition, TÜV Rheinland offers a comprehensive online service for companies:
Experts provide the detailed information on the subject of energy management. Interested parties will find answers to questions such as: Does my company belong to those which are energy-intensive? What funding options are available and how much? Which certifications do I need and what savings opportunities do I have as a small and medium-sized business?

Benefits for the Client

• Improving energy balance and reducing CO2 emissions. - L0

• Increasing profitability and securing competitive advantages through lower energy costs.

• Identifying potential for optimization.

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