Sustainable Development Policy

Operations and Product Development

  • Comply with applicable environmental laws and regulations and other environmental requirements to which the company subscribes.
  • Perform a life cycle analysis of each of its products.
  • Evaluate the impacts of its operations on the environment by quantifying its greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with ISO 14064-1.
  • Integrate the principle of pollution prevention into business decisions, policies and practices.
  • Encourage the reduction of residual materials and the use of recycled content and / or recyclable materials when choosing containers.
  • Develop innovative cleaning products whose environmental performance is continually improving.

Awareness and Employee Engagement

  • Provide environmental protection training and awareness training for all staff.
  • Offer incentives to all employees using an environmentally friendly mode of transportation such as public transit, cycling or carpooling.
  • Ensure that all employees adhere to this environmental policy and have all the necessary means to implement it.

Suppliers

  • Treat, as much as possible, with local suppliers to minimize distances traveled and, as a result, greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Choose suppliers that optimize their transportation operations, carry full loads and configure their palletization to reduce voids and eliminate unwanted packaging.
  • Prioritize suppliers that demonstrate tangible efforts to reduce packaging materials.
  • Encourage packaging suppliers who use recycled material as a raw material.
    Give preference to suppliers whose environmental practices are consistent with this policy.

Communication and transparency

  • Show transparency and integrity in its communications regarding its environmental performance.
  • Inform customers of the environmental value of the products they buy.
  • Annually publish a report on the sustainable development of the company based on the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) guidelines.
  • Validate the data presented in the annual report through an audit conducted by an independent external organization.

Social responsibility

  • Support community initiatives and student projects aimed at improving the quality of the environment through the Biovert Action Fund.