Grupa Azoty S.A. carries out a Management Policy which guarantees, that Company strategic aims are achieved based on an integrate management system in compliance with international standards.
Operational priorities: high quality, care for technical safety and the environment are effectively monitored and ensure effective Company management. The Integrated Management System is built based on the principles of prioritized customer service, minimalizing environmental damage and the risk of threats, as well as continuous improvement.
Management systems are based on the concept of continuous improvement through:
The Management Policy adopted in the Company defines objectives and principles relevant to all activities, forming a framework for setting and reviewing particular strategic aims relating to quality, the environment, occupational health and safety as well as food safety.
The following are in force at Grupa Azoty S.A.:
The compliance of the quality management system with requirements of the 9001:2015 standard is confirmed by a certificate of an independent certification body.
The environmental management system places m.in emphasis on:
The system supports the adopted Grupa Azoty Group Strategy for 2021-2030, which refers to the challenges posed by the European Green Deal for modern industry. Projects in the area of m.in green industrial energy, the need to reduce emissions and decarbonization are presented in the Strategic Corporate Project "Green Azoty", based on 3 pillars:
Sustainable development, as an objective of action, is achieved by maintaining a balance between the environment, society and the economy.
Environmental aspects occurring in the areas covered by the Environmental Management System are identified.
The compliance of the Environmental Management System with the requirements of the 14001:2015 standard is confirmed by a certificate of an independent certification body.
The Energy Management System in compliance with ISO 50001 supports activities for energy management and improving energy efficiency.
In 2021 the company successfully passed a transfer audit regarding the adaptation of the organization to the requirements of the new ISO 50001: 2018 standard.
Grupy Azoty S.A.'s Specialised Analysis Laboratory meets the requirements of the PN-EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard, and has been accredited by the Polish Accreditation Centre (accreditation No. AB 790) for analyses of trace metals in water, wastewater, foods, plastics and plastic products.
The Laboratory is a member of the POLLAB Polish Testing Laboratories Club, which is an active participant of several international organisations, including EUROLAB, EURACHEM, IECEE-CB, ILAC, EA, and IAF.
Grupa Azoty S.A. has implemented a system compliant with the requirements of the Product Stewardship Management Standard (Fertilizers Europe). The Company is committed to taking care of fertilizing products at every stage of their manufacture and has accepted responsibility for the product throughout the entire life cycle of the product, taking into account the impact on safety, health and the environment, as well as the obligation to comply with legal and other requirements relating to fertilizing products.
Grupa Azoty S.A. has implemented International Sustainability & Carbon Certification PLUS (ISCC PLUS) system. Having implemented the system, Grupa Azoty S.A. will be able to deliver to its customers certified plastics with a significantly lower carbon footprint, produced from bio-based feedstocks such as biophenol, biocyclohexanone and biocaprolactam. Successful completion of the certification process marks a major step towards integrating bio-based raw materials into the Grupa Azoty S.A. plastics production. It is also part of the Group’s new strategy until 2030 with its goal of developing a green product portfolio. Having the ISCC PLUS certificate, is also a voluntary demonstration, that products of Grupa Azoty S.A. covered by the scope of certification meet the requirements of sustainable development in the area of traceability and mass balance.
The sustainable products of Grupa Azoty S.A. covered by the certification: polyamide, caprolactam, cyclohexanone.
The certificate is valid from 21.12.2022 to 20.12.2023.
Grupa Azoty S.A. implemented an information security management system according to the ISO 27001 standard. The implementation of the system allows to manage the information assets held, the infrastructure intended for their processing and the risk related to information security, as well as to prepare the company for related incidents. The scope of the system covers part of the organization and includes Departament Korporacyjny Bezpieczeństwa ICT.
The certificate is valid until October 31, 2025.