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.

Sustainable technical textiles aiming to reduce harm

Sustainable technical textiles aiming to reduce harm through the production process, extended lifespan and second- and end-of-life options.

Textiles for large scale sanitation

At the Sioen group, we produce all types of technical fabrics from wovens, scrims, geomembranes, films, sheets to coated textiles for large scale industrial sanitation. They protect against leakages of all types of spills.

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.

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.

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.

ISO 45001

Sioen Apparel plant in Myanmar is ISO 45001 certified, Siorom plant in Romania soon to follow.

ISO 9001:2015

Sioen is ISO 9001 certified, a QMS that demonstrates our ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer requirements.

ISO 9004

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

Ursuit garments at Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe, the toughest sporting race on the planet. 33 skippers will be attending the race this year. Over half of these competitors will be wearing Ursuit drysuits and thermal clothing during the race. Original pic by Isabelle Joschke

Mouscron: Lighting

Smart lightning lowers the impact on the environment at our Sioen Spinning site.

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.

Mouscron: Insulation

Insulation of cooling water and thermal oil pipes and installation of frequency converters as part of Energy plan Mouscron production site.

Mouscron: Exhausting hot air compressors

The compressor room of our Spinning mill includes a hot air evacuation system.

Mouscron: Cooling tower

We have installed an efficient pump system in the cooling towers for energy efficiency and we monitor it.

Mouscron: Fresh air crystallisers

Efficiency and energy use improvements at our spinning mill have an economical and ecological effect.

Mouscron: Compressed air, leakage reduction

Thanks to a leakage improvement plan, we have reduced the volume of leaks, resulting in a substantial energy consumption reduction.

Mouscron: Compressed air 13 bar

Our Mouscron Spinning plant has an improved 13 bar compressed air network, which is part of our Energy plan.

Mouscron: Compressed air 7 bar

We are redesigning a 7 bar compressed air network at Sioen spinning, which is part of our Energy plan.