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.
environment

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.

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.

CPA membership

Sioen is a member of the EU's Circular Plastics Alliance. The CPA aims to boost the EU market for recycled plastics to 10 million tonnes by 2025.

Mouscron: Generating renewable energy

Sioen generates green energy and several new green energy ideas are currently being studied.

Taskforce Circularity

Taskforce circularity propels Sioen sustainable garments.

ISO 14001:2015

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

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.

Apparel division climate-neutral

The apparel division deploys a CO₂ neutrality plan to sustainably reduce its CO₂ emissions and offset to climate neutrality.

Green Deal

Sioen signs the Green Deal as one of the first companies in Belgium.

Changing habits of travel

Sioen employees are changing their travelling, working and communications behaviour.

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 Cluster

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

ISO 9004

Sioen Apparel follows the ISO 9004:2018 guidelines for enhancing our ability to achieve sustained success.