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.

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.

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.

Ursuit handmade garments

Ursuit makes its drysuits for above the surface use and diving drysuits by hand. Quality and service come first.

PVC/Solvent waste processing

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

Human rights and SDGs

Sioen supports Human Rights through SDGs, taking the OHCHR as general guideline in all its operations.

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.

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).

Rikolto

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

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.

Circle A, a new business model

The collaboration between customer, garment manufacturer, distributor and cleaning firm leads to a new business model of professional Protective Clothing.

Global Sourcing Strategy

Cost, supplier reliability, production capability, engagements towards society, corporate values and the willingness to subscribe to similar ethical, social and environmental codes as us are just some of the conditions we require from our suppliers.

Producing garments for firefighters

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

AQAP 2110 certification

Sioen Ballistics OY holds the AQAP 2110 certificate for MOD and NATO contracts.

BETA Innovation Award

We won the BETA Innovation Award several times. This is not a coincidence. We have a concerted focus on knowledge, innovation and creativity. This strategic vision on R&D and innovation, results in products that find their way in demanding markets.