Beter Bed Holding

GRI INDEX 2014

Transport

Unimportant: Impact 2 - Relevance 3

Beter Bed Holding seeks to minimise the transport of goods and people (relative to revenue) in order to protect the environment. Fuel consumption is used as a selection criterion for trucks and lease cars.



G4-EN30
Environmental impact of transport.

Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials for the organisation’s operations, and transporting members of the workforce.


Fuel consumption (* 1,000 litres)

2014

2013

2012

Petrol

6

4

19

Diesel

1,100

1,100

1,200

Total

1,106

1,104

1,219

In the Netherlands, Beter Bed Holding has a fleet of more than 50 goods and delivery vehicles. Large goods vehicles newly acquired are divided into Euro classes, whereby emission standards are also established.

The transport fleet of Beter Bed Holding had the following features in 2014:

Goods and delivery vehicles

2014

2013

Euro 6

18%

0%

Euro 5

46%

60%

EEV

23%

27%

Not registered

13%

13%

Total

100%

100%

In 2014, Beter Bed Holding held its Management Forum in Barcelona. As most managers come from Germany and the Netherlands, flight mileage was relatively high compared with 2013 for the reason mentioned above.

Air travel (* 1,000 km)

2014

2013

2012

Local

42

45

76

Continental

232

168

210

Intercontinental

9

13

24

Total

283

226

310

Compliance

Environmental protection