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Naturally driven to provide a sustainable future

We do this while realising the full potential of our land by innovating and adapting to today’s challenges. Bord na Móna operates in many areas but our focus is simple; we have a deep-rooted drive to make the most of our natural resources, to help make life better everyday for our customers, communities and our country.

Naturally driven to provide a sustainable future

We do this while realising the full potential of our land by innovating and adapting to today’s challenges. Bord na Móna operates in many areas but our focus is simple; we have a deep-rooted drive to make the most of our natural resources, to help make life better everyday for our customers, communities and our country.

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Bord na Móna has been undergoing seismic change as it transitions its traditional peat-based activities towards more sustainable businesses

Mike Quinn , CEO, Bord na Móna
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Bord na Móna announces the largest change of land use in modern Irish history

125,000 acres of bogland that are now being used to provide energy peat to three power stations will transition to new uses by 2030. After 2030 the company will no longer harvest energy peat and will have completed its move to new sustainable businesses, located across its bogs and landholding.

Bord na Móna announces the largest change of land use in modern Irish history

125,000 acres of bogland that are now being used to provide energy peat to three power stations will transition to new uses by 2030. After 2030 the company will no longer harvest energy peat and will have completed its move to new sustainable businesses, located across its bogs and landholding.

320,000

tonnes of mixed Biomass were consumed in 2015 to generate electricity

70,000

homes are powered by electricity from Mountlucas and Bruckana wind farms

2,100

people are employed by Bord na Móna

Biodiversity Action Plan 2016-2021

Bord na Móna recently launched the new Biodiversity Action Plan 2016-2021. This plan explains why biodiversity is important to Bord na Móna and how it intends to build on the wealth of peatland management, rehabilitation, restoration and conservation that it has built up since its establishment in the 1940s. The Biodiversity Action Plan will be integral to our transition towards sustainable and renewable businesses, reinforcing biodiversity development as a core value of the company.

Biodiversity Action Plan 2016-2021

Bord na Móna recently launched the new Biodiversity Action Plan 2016-2021. This plan explains why biodiversity is important to Bord na Móna and how it intends to build on the wealth of peatland management, rehabilitation, restoration and conservation that it has built up since its establishment in the 1940s. The Biodiversity Action Plan will be integral to our transition towards sustainable and renewable businesses, reinforcing biodiversity development as a core value of the company.

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Sustainability at Bord na Móna - Our Core DNA

Eighty years ago, Bord na Móna committed itself to delivering a new industry to Ireland using our indigenous resources. Today, we are developing sustainable businesses with an understanding that we must work in harmony with the natural environment. Our focus on sustainability is guided by a triple bottom line; People, Profit, and Planet.

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Sustainability at Bord na Móna - Our Core DNA

Eighty years ago, Bord na Móna committed itself to delivering a new industry to Ireland using our indigenous resources. Today, we are developing sustainable businesses with an understanding that we must work in harmony with the natural environment. Our focus on sustainability is guided by a triple bottom line; People, Profit, and Planet.

Nurturing biodiversity across Ireland’s bogs

Bord na Móna are the custodians of 7.5% of Ireland’s boglands. These boglands provide a space for biodiversity, which is important on a local and national level. Incorporating and investing in biodiversity brings value to our company, but also to society in general. Through Bord na Móna’s amenities, people and communities can come and freely enjoy the rich biodiversity Ireland’s boglands have to offer.

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Friday 09/12/2016
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Monday 28/11/2016
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Tuesday 20/09/2016
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Friday 09/09/2016
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