Making people's lives better

An overview of all the CSR-related things we do. They show how a concerted focus on CSR benefit both the company and the communities in which we operate. We believe deeply in this potential of shared value for all our stakeholders, whether they are employees, suppliers, clients, governments, shareholders, partners, local communities, or society as a whole.

Passioen

A contraction of the word “passion” and of the company “Sioen.” Passioen is the feeling of intense enthusiasm you sense at all Sioen collaborators.

No green energy without Sioen products

We produce films, fabrics and garment that are used in the construction of solar panels, windmills and biogas installations.

ESG report

We're publishing a dedicated ESG report that includes information on Environmental, Social and Governance topics organised in 5 reporting pillars.

CO2-Neutral® label

The label is developed by CO2Logic and Vinçotte, based on PAS2060. It guarantees actively calculating, reducing and compensating climate impact.

the perks of spinning our own yarn

The perks of buying at a company that produces its own yarns are: better quality, faster delivery, always exactly what you need with latest technology.

Carbon footprint

Sioen calculates its carbon footprint annually to see where things can be improved and how we can reduce our footprint.

Landscaping HQ

As part of the Green Deal, we are redesigning our HQ greenery to improve biodiversity.

Equal opportunities

At Sioen, we support equal opportunities, empowering women, and supporting minorities through various initiatives.

Siorom is CO2-neutral

Siorom, our Romanian manufacturing plant, has obtained the CO2-Neutral® label. By supporting a project in Guatemala, we offset the remaining climate impact.

Sioen supports TAJO

Sioen sponsors TAJO, an initiative for vulnerable young people. Only people who get chances can take them.

Christmas tree Special Olympics

We support Special Olympics Belgium by buying Christmas trees. They team up with 'Kerstboom aan huis', a distributor of Christmas trees, and part of the income goes to the social integration of people with an intellectual disability through sports.

Training of a fire investigation dog

Sioen supports a Belgian project in which a dog is trained to help with fire detection. Read more.

Ursuit handmade garments

Ursuit makes its drysuits for above the surface use and diving drysuits by hand. Quality and service come first.

Maggie Program

Sioen supports the non-profit organisation “Maggie Program”, a circular, sustainable and inclusive concept of pop-up schools for children worldwide.

King Baudouin Foundation

We make annual donations to the King Baudouin Foundation, a benefit foundation that is an actor for change and innovation, which perfectly fits Sioen’s ‘Protection through innovation’ point of view. Some key values are integrity and transparency.

PVC/Solvent waste processing

At our Sioen direct coating sites, we recycle our PVC waste and the solvent we use to clean the tubs.

Human rights and SDGs

Sioen supports Human Rights through SDGs, taking the OHCHR as general guideline in all its operations.

CPA membership

Sioen is a member of the EU's Circular Plastics Alliance. The CPA aims to boost the EU market for recycled plastics to 10 million tonnes by 2025.

Loading docks for electric cars

Our Sioen Talents and our neighbours can charge their electric cars at one of our charging stations at our HQ. While electric cars do have a certain impact on the environment, they are still a great option for reducing your carbon footprint.

Mouscron: Generating renewable energy

Sioen generates green energy and several new green energy ideas are currently being studied.

Queen Elisabeth Competition

Sioen has been supporting the Queen Elisabeth Competition for many years. It is an intermediary between young violinists, pianists, singers, and cellist and the world’s greatest musical venues. Giving opportunities to young potentials is essential.