Grangeneuve is the competence centre of the canton of Fribourg for training, advice and execution in the field of agriculture. Grangeneuve is also the training centre for other agricultural professions - horticulture and forestry - as well as for food processing, home economics and management. Grangeneuve provides services and infrastructure for seminars.
Year of listing
Agriculture and Agricultural Services
Direct contribution to SDGs
Type of Pledge
By 2026, we integrate sustainability into all of our training offerings for careers in land, nature, food and home economics, compared with 20 % in 2022*.
* Innovation and sustainable food systems, conservation of terrestrial ecosystems, and sustainable home economics, according to the 2030 Agenda.
By 2026, we integrate sustainability and new trends into 80 %, of our services according to the cantonal sustainability strategy, compared with 30 % in 2022*.
* Examples of new trends: smart farming and resilient agriculture in agricultural production, permaculture and urban farming, also for a wider audience.
Services: Continuing education and individual and collective services in the fields of agriculture, nature, food processing and stewardship.
By 2030, we reduce our emissions of harmful gases from livestock farming (methane and ammonia) by 20 %, and increase the biodiversity promotion areas (BPA) by 10 %, compared with 2022*.
* Grangeneuve's BPA is currently 70 % higher than existing standards.
By 2030, we reduce CO2 emissions from energy consumption and mobility by 30 % and our drinking water consumption by 30 %, compared with 2020*.
* Increasing our share of renewable energy (photovoltaic panels and biogas) to 50 %, compared to 25 % in 2022.
By 2026, we increase well-being at work and employee satisfaction to 90 %, compared with 85 % in 2022, by promoting continuous training, staff development and diversity*.
* Diversity: promoting bilingualism and gender equality in senior positions.
Scope of Pledges:
Grangeneuve, Establishment under public law of the canton of Fribourg, operates in Switzerland. The pledges taken within the STI framework apply to the sustainability policy for all activities of Grangeneuve, Establishment under public law of the canton of Fribourg, in Switzerland. The company is therefore accountable for their implementation within the limits of its field of activity.
Note: By 2023 systematically indicates the end of the year, meaning: By the end of 2023 (unless otherwise defined, such as fiscal year)