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.

A cent a day

Our employees who work in our Indonesian branches raised money for charity. Thanks to those donations, combined with a company donation, we could buy shoes, uniforms, books, etc. for children in a socio-economically disadvantaged environment.

Annual Sioen cycling tour

We stimulate our employees to live in a healthy way and we support our Sioen Talents’ initiatives, such as the annual Sioen cycling tour and running for charity. A healthy body and mind is what we strive for.

Assisting students

We’re supporting students the whole year round, offering them help with master theses and projects, and we guide them through internships in one of the many departments of our company.

Award: Manager of the Year

Our CEO, Michèle Sioen, was elected "Manager of the Year". A jury of experts chose, together with the readers of the magazine Trends the Manager of the Year 2017. "I consider this a price for the entire company, for all employees," she says.

De warmste week

‘De Warmste Week’ is an annual solidarity initiative of the Flemish public broadcast. They raise money for charity. Sioen took part in this initiative by selling waffles to employees, by organising a tombola and by running at the ‘Warmathon’.

Fitbees project

With the Fitbees project, we want to stimulate our employees to live healthier in a playful way. In addition, it promotes team spirit. Each participant can choose for himself or herself which goal they want to achieve after 9 weeks of training.

Medics without vacations

Sioen supports Medics without Vacation and donates medical textiles to the NGO to help them in their daily missions. Medics without vacation is a recognised NGO with a team of more than 600 doctors and nurses.

Women @ Sioen

The company Sioen is owned by the family Sioen. The three sisters Michèle, Danielle and Pascale Sioen manage the company with a great vision and strategy. Moreover, over 60% of all employees of Sioen are female.

Workspace transparency is vital

We're sharing information freely. Our workspace transparency creates trust between employer and employees, increases employee engagement and boosts performance.

Quiet zones

We’re installing unique quiet zones in and around our production units. We're convinced that offering our people a quiet place contributes to their wellbeing

B2Bike

Sioen employees can cycle to work with a leased bicycle, thanks to B2Bike.

Sioen Family Day

We're organising the annual Sioen family day on the Sioen HQ premises. Food, drinks and activities for young and old. A day full of pleasure and great informal contacts.

Art in the office

By adding art to our offices and meeting rooms, we aim to improve the working environment.

Female PPE

Our Sioen PPC brand for Professional Protective Clothing provides garments that are especially designed for women.

ISO 45001

Sioen Apparel plant in Myanmar is ISO 45001 certified, Siorom plant in Romania soon to follow.

Increase safety: Detector

Detector, a collaboration between Sioen and ZF Friedrichshaven AG, protects cargo, such as the COVID-19 vaccine and prevents people trafficking.

Wheelchair tennis

Wheelchair tennis is one of the fastest growing wheelchair sports in the world and Sioen sponsored a local wheelchair tournament in Belgium. Players are allowed two bounces of the ball, provided the first bounce occurs within the bounds of the court.

ISO 9001:2015

Sioen is ISO 9001 certified, a QMS that demonstrates our ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer requirements.

ISO/TR 30406 guideline

Sioen follows the ISO/TR 30406 guiding principles for developing and implementing sustainable employability policies.

Rising You

Sioen supports the NGO Rising You, an organisation that helps refugees in Belgium to integrate and to find a job.

OSHAS 18001

Occupational Health and Safety Management System OSHAS 180001 at Myanmar and Romanian Apparel plants.