Environmental protection

Systematic environmental protection management is an integral part of INA's business policy.

Special attention is paid to:

• Promoting and developing proactive culture in the field of environmental protection,
• Improving the effect in the field of environmental protection,
• Preservation of natural values,
• Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions,
• Rational use of energy sources,
• Increasing the use of renewable energy sources,
• Giving preference to suppliers who meet the requisites of the Health, Safety and Environment Protection policy to the largest extent possible,
• Keeping open communication with all participants in the process of health, safety and environment protection and the interested public.

European directives with most significant financial impact are European directive on emission trading scheme (EU ETS), Industrial Emissions Directive (IED), the REACH&CLP Regulation, Directive on Renewable Energy (RED), Directive on the prevention of major accidents (SEVESO), Fuel Quality Directive (FQD), Directive on the reduction of sulphur content of certain liquid fuels (SLFD) and regulation relating to the marine fuels (MFD).
INA continuously works on reducing its emissions into the environment. Air quality is continuously monitored at imission measuring stations located in the areas surrounding the refineries, and emissions into the air are conducted through authorised companies. -more-

For each new intervention requiring an environmental impact assessment, an Environmental Impact Study is prepared, describing all aspects of the environment and the possible impact of the intervention to the environment, and the bioecological characteristics, as well as stipulating in detail all environmental protection measures. -more-

The waste management strategy at INA Group for the period from 2011 until 2015 was adopted in order to improve waste management by developing technology and coordINAting with the industrial trends in this area. -more-

In INA Group, water is drawn from the rivers Sava and Kupa, own wells, the Tribalj accumulation dam, sea and the water supply system. -more-


INA's “green” products are the lubricants which in case of contact with the environment degrade in a short time, and the final products of biodegradation are simple and environmentally friendly compounds. -more-