With its cutting-edge technology facilities, its products complying with globally acknowledged quality standards, its wide product range, its environmentally friendly character awarded by Istanbul Chamber of Industry, its superior service and solution understanding, Akçansa meets approximately 10% of Turkey’s cement demand.
Cement Sector, Local Economy and Akçansa
We build infrastructure of the development through projects getting continentes together. While our domestic cement and clinker sales were realized at a record level of 6.2 million tons in 2015, we also managed to increase our exports to the level 1.4 million tons.
Governance and Sustainability
We bond with our stakeholders and create added value together. Akçansa adopts a transparent and accountable management understanding, fully complying with the laws. Within the framework of this management understanding, it aims to generate the highest value for its stakeholders and ensure corporate sustainability.
Combating Climate Change
We combine our business model with fight against climate change by focusing on energy efficiency. The primary sources used in determining the policies and strategies followed by Akçansa in its works for combating climate change and the areas of implementation to be actualized are the kyoto protocol, international climate summit decisions, local and international regulations.
We take fragile balance of nature in consideration while operating. Cement production has the potential to create an impact on biodiversity for reasons such as land use, operation of quarry areas, water consumption, waste, and noise. The fundamental principle that Akçansa adopts in its operations is to avoid any permanent negative impacts on biodiversity, which is of great significance for natural life and the society, and in fact to make positive contributions.
Occupational Health and Safety
We adopt occupational health and safety as a life culture. the number of fatal accidents in Akçansa operations for the years 2014 and 2015 is 0. Akçansa continues its preventive works in order to preserve this statistic, it conducts works together with all its concerned stakeholders to ensure that not even one accident occurs.
Teamwork is at the heart of our success. As of 2015 yearend, 1,129 employees work at Akçansa operations.
We strengthen our bonds with the society that we live in, and contribute the sustainable development. Akçansa organizes the concrete ideas project competition in order to create consciousness and awareness among the youth, to introduce college students to the industry, and to ensure that students exhibit their creativity and add value to the field in which they were educated.