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.
governance
 

ESG report

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

SteP by Oeko-Tex® certified

Sioen Apparel holds a STeP (Sustainable Textiles Production) certificate by Oeko-Tex®. We achieved the highest score (score 3).

UN Global Compact

Sioen formalises its commitment to sustainability through memberships of the United Nations Global Compact and the subscription of the 10 Principles.

All our suppliers

Sioen asks for similar efforts in the field of CSR from its suppliers. Standards, certificates and memberships act as guarantees for sustainable business. We’re putting lots of effort into obtaining them and ask the same from our suppliers.

Amfori BSCI membership

Our membership of amfori BSCI, helps us realise our goals in the field of sustainability throughout our entire supply chain.

Award: Supplier Excellency

We won the “Supplier excellence award for Quality” of Yanfeng for the airbag hinghes for Mercedes C. 100% on time delivery – zero complaints – zero defects.

The Shift membership

Sioen Apparel is a member of The Shift. Together we want to realise the transition towards a more sustainable society and economy.

EcoVadis

Our different Sioen activities have received an Ecovadis Business Sustainability Rating.

Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex certified

Sioen Apparel holds The Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex®, meaning that our garments have been tested for harmful substances.

GRI reporting

Sioen abandoned GRI reporting and replaced it with contextual reporting about CSR actions in detail.

NRP 9026+C1:2012 on ISO 26000:2010

NRP 9026+C1:2012, official declaration that we apply the principles and guidelines of the ISO 26000:2010 standard.

FEB membership

Thanks to being an FEB member, we get new insights and it helps create and maintain an optimal business environment.

IVK membership

We are an active member of IVK, pursuing the interests in the raw material PVC and its substitutes.

Essenscia membership

We're a member of Essenscia, the Federation of Belgian Chemical and Life science industries

Creamoda membership

We're a member of Creamoda, the Belgian Fashion Federation.

ESF membership

We're a member of ESF, the European Safety Federation.

Centexbel membership

We're a member of Centexbel, the scientific and technical research centre of the Belgian textile industry.

DBSV membership

We're a member of DBSV, Deutscher Boots- und Schiffsbauer Verband, the German Boat and Shipbuilders Association with our brand Dimension Polyant.

EAGM membership

We're a member of EAGM, the European Association of Geosynthetics Manufacturers. Orwig Speltdoorn, is board member.

Febelsafe membership

We're a member of Febelsafe, the Belgian federation of manufacturers, distributors, service providers and the professional end-users for safety and well-being.

Fedustria membership

We're a member of Fedustria, Belgian federation of textile, wood and furniture. Michèle Sioen has been president and is still member of the board.