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.
 

Maggie Program

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

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.

OVO: Interview Bjorn Macauter

Financial support from companies such as Sioen is of golden value to OVO. In time, the organisation wants to evolve towards strategic partnerships.

Mouth mask filters COVID-19

In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Sioen has developed reusable filters that can be added to mouth masks.

COVID-19 products

Sioen products save lives during COVID-19 pandemic.

Producing garments for firefighters

We're producing technical garments for firefighters. Each day, over 200 000 firefighters are protected by Sioen Firefighter suits.

Donating mouth masks to all Valstagna citizens

We've donated filters to all citizens of Valstagna (home town of our production plant Manifattura Fontana) during the first weeks of the COVID-19 outbreak in March 2020 when the mortality rate in Italy peaked and availability of protection was scant.

Robot Camp

Sioen supports ‘Robot camp’, a local project of a school in Poperinge (Belgium). During this summer holiday initiative, students can improve in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) by building a robot.

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.

Art in the office

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

Improving mobility

We produce technical textiles and professional protective clothing that contribute to improving infrastructure. They are used both in the production and in the products themselves in cars, trailers, roads, bicycles, trains, ...

Ctif Membership

Sioen is member of CTif, the International association of fire and rescue services. The goal is to have safer citizens through skilled firefighters.

Supporting Yuca

At Sioen, supporting youth is an integral part of the vision and mission of the company. Yuca, Youth for Change and Action encourage our youth to work together towards a sustainable and just society. Every year we employ some student volunteers.

ISO 26000:2010

ISO 26000:2010 serves as one of the guidelines in our social responsibility strategy, as attested in the NPR-9026-c1-2012.

Pralines

The Sioen Pralines we give to our customers as a gift on special occasions, are made by Chocolaterie Deceuninck. The owner works in the weekend shift at the HQ plant. Supporting the local community wholeheartedly.

MOD Mark

MOD Mark and his compatriot succeeded in beating the Guinness World Record for the fastest dinghy sailing between Plymouth and Faslane. With our brand Mullion, we provided them with their sailing apparel.

Noordkaap Challenge

Sioen sponsors 2 participants of the “Noordkaap Challenge”, a road trip to the north of Europe where teams execute assignments to raise money for charity. It supports ‘Het Vergeten Kind’, an initiative that helps children in the Netherlands.

Maité Carlier

We're supporting the promising Belgian sailor Maité Carlier. She is active in the Laser Radial class, a singlehanded boat. She combines sailing with Communication Management studies at Arteveldehogeschool.

Breast cancer screening

We are screening our Indonesian female staff for breast and cervical cancer. We aim to create awareness by organising seminars in close collaboration with the Thamrin Hospital and with Pan Pacific Life Insurance.

Garments for Emergeny Services

By producing garments for emergency services, we directly contribute to building a safe, peaceful and resilient society. Protecting our protectors.

Geotextiles with Francesco Fontana

Interview with Francesco Fontana of Manifattura Fontana about geosynthetics and his role as president in the IGS.