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.

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.

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.

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.

PVC/Solvent waste processing

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

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.

Factory of the Future Award

Factory of the Future Award propels Veranneman forward. Innovation, digitisation, responsible production and care for our people are focal points.

Taskforce Circularity

Taskforce circularity propels Sioen sustainable garments.

Sustainable garments: design for

Six “Design For” guidelines as rules of thumb for designing and producing durable Sioen garments. Your guarantee for sustainability all the way.

ISO 14001:2015

Sioen is ISO 14001 certified, which means that we’ve implemented an environmental management system (EMS).

Faja Lobi

Sioen supports the NGO Faja Lobi that aims to improve the ecological and social situation in Congo. Fighting global warming by helping to reforest 50.000 ha.

Rikolto

Sioen, OVO and Rikolto are committed to sustainable coffee cultivation in Sumatra. The big winners: 1 400 local coffee farmers and the rainforest.

Products for agriculture, seagriculture and fishing

Sioen produces fabrics and protective garments for farmers, seagriculture and fishing, thus contributing to the production of food for all.

Paperless Veranneman

Veranneman Technical Textiles now uses tablets instead of paper forms for monitoring data of its looms.

Moving trees

Growth company Sioen transplants trees instead of felling them and helps to halt biodiversity loss.

Mouscron: general overview

This article provides an overview of all energy improvements made at our Mouscron site.

No more hangtags for SIP Protection

SIP Protection as pilot for the Sioen group sustainability project: no more hangtags.

CO₂-Neutral

Since 2021, the leading sailcloth manufacturer Dimension Polyant sustainably reduces its CO₂ emissions and offsets to climate neutrality.