At Enaex, we promote environmental responsibility in all our business areas, seeking, in the first place, to comply with all the rules and regulations in force, striving to progressively increase efficiency in the use and management of natural resources.

What is the carbon footprint?

The Carbon Footprint is the total emissions of CO2 and other Greenhouse Gases (GHG) into the atmosphere generated by an individual, organization, event, or product.

These emissions are quantified according to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol’s international standard (and are expressed in metric tons ofCO2 equivalent (CO2e).

Calculating the Carbon Footprint is the first big step to know and manage the primary sources of GHG emissions of a process, obtaining a strategic tool to communicate, endorse, disseminate and multiply the exercise of environmental responsibility, adding value to the company.

The carbon footprint includes direct and indirect emissions:

Enaex Chile’s corporate carbon footprint

We are committed to respecting and caring for our planet

Unitary carbon footprint of the blasting process

Total Water Consumption

Water management is handled at the local level. Each plant/subsidiary generates an action plan according to its needs, operations, and environmental and legislative compliance; however, the company is committed to the environment and the careful use of resources, so its main focus is its efficient service.

Waste Generation

Enaex manages the environmental aspects of its operations, trying to reduce the possible impacts generated.


Enaex has managed to reduce GHG emissions to the atmosphere since 2007. By implementing Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects for the abatement and monitoring GHG emissions within its production plants, managing to enter the United Nations carbon credits market and issuing Certified Emission Reductions (CERs).


The policy is to comply with current legislation, regulations, standards, and protocols applicable to all plants and subsidiaries.


Since 2010, the company has developed energy efficiency projects that have achieved a significant reduction in operating costs and, at the same time, an indirect decrease in CO2 equivalent emissions.

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