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.

King Baudouin Foundation

We make annual donations to the King Baudouin Foundation, a benefit foundation that is an actor for change and innovation, which perfectly fits Sioen’s ‘Protection through innovation’ point of view. Some key values are integrity and transparency.

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.

SOS Faim

Together with OVO and SOS Faim, Sioen supports the emancipation of more than 3 000 female entrepreneurs in Senegal.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NRP 9026+C1:2012 on ISO 26000:2010

NRP 9026+C1:2012, official declaration that we apply the principles and guidelines of the ISO 26000:2010 standard.

Red Cross Latrines

Sioen and Stichting Waste have developed raised latrines as part of the European ‘Speedkits’ project, which develops emergency response units that provide first aid support to people in risk areas.

Save the Children

Our Siorom plant in Romania supports the local organisation “Save the children” with regular donations. In May we donated T-shirts.

Donation earthquake Croatia

Sioen sent 10 000 m2 of watertight PVC fabric to cover the houses and livestock in Croatia after a heavy earthquake.

Superior working conditions

We offer superior working conditions in all our plants. We're proud of our plants and of the people who work here. Together, we lift Sioen higher.

Orphanage Myanmar

A fundraising at Sioen Myanmar amongst its employees in favour of a local orphanage. The Sioen company also contributed to the fundraising with an additional donation.

Iasa school Romania

We believe that all children should have access to school supplies. Our production plant in Romania provides the local children in the village of Iasa with everything they need for the first day of school. This includes pens, paper, books, etc.

SA8000 equivalent

Sioen holds several similar/ comparable credentials to the SA 8000 that show our commitment to all our employees. The STeP certificate covers the fields the SA8000 sets out.