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.

We're technology driven

We are continuously investing in modern plants and infrastructure. We offer our customers the competitive advantage of the latest technology and our own people the pleasure of working in an innovative environment. We ‘protect through innovation’.

Restpaste reduction project

Thanks to increasing awareness, analysing data and visualising those data, we managed to reduce our amount of residual PVC to a minimum.

Blue Rhino

The “Blue Rhino concept” of SIP Protection is the first 100% circular safety trousers for chainsaw users on the market.

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.

Blue Cluster

Sioen contributes to blue growth. Sioen is part of the Blue Cluster and works towards sustainable seas and marine and towards coastal biodiversity.

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

Sinterklaas

Traditionally, on December 6th, Saint Nicolas comes over from Spain to bring all the good children presents and sweets. Saint Nicolas made a special stop at the Sioen headquarters and brought lots of presents for the children of Sioen personnel.

B2Bike

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

Ardooie Urban Run

We sponsor the annual Ardooie (town of our HQ) Urban Run for the charity event "Stand up against Cancer". That day, people are running through our plant.

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.

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.

Textiles for waste management

We produce coated textiles and geotextiles for all types of waste management to protect groundwater and surface water a.o. Our range consists of bottom liners, cover systems, side slope lining, liquid collection systems, cut-off wall systems.

EcoVadis

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

Tap water systems

We have installed Aqualex machines, tap water systems at our HQ. Tap water isn’t only the healthiest drink, but it is also the most environmentally friendly, as bottled water or drinks in other small containers are 10.000 times worse.

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.

Stakeholder communication

Thanks to transparent communications and certificates, we build a relationship of trust with our stakeholders.

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.

Colouring solutions for paint for the local arts school

After updating the Sioen Chemicals booth in the showroom, Sioen donated about 300 bottles of dye to the art academy in Tielt. The dye will be used in various art projects.