Sustainable Graphics Solutions
As a leader in the Graphics industry, we play an important role in providing our customers with an informed set of sustainable options. We are making a material difference by sourcing responsibly, reducing our operational footprint, and incorporating an EcoDesign methodology for our product developments. Our goal is to advance our sustainability commitment, collaborating closely with key players across the value chain.
We take great care in the selection of our suppliers to ensure that they uphold our sustainability principles. We aim for 100% of our raw materials to be responsibly sourced. Our key suppliers are assessed and rated by EcoVadis - a platform that allows us to monitor their Environmental, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement impact.
- Our paper related suppliers are mostly FSC Certified
- Our packaging is made with recycled paper and plastics
Our Offices and Facilities
In 2019 we reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by almost 8,000 Metric Tonnes. Further initiatives include investigation into renewable energy sources. In addition, we have invested in equipment advances to reduce manufacturing waste - and recover, recycle and reuse most of the solvents used in the adhesive coating process of critical product lines.
- 8000 tonnes less emissions from our manufacturing facilities
- Removing single use plastics
- Reducing manufacturing waste
Sustainable by Design
Our EcoDesign methodology considers the environmental impact of any new product development at the first concept and design phase, to ensure that each successive generation of product is more sustainable than the last.
Our sustainable biocide-free fouling release film, designed for boat hulls, not only helps prevent the build up of microorganisms without causing toxic harm, but also reduces drag and therefore fuel consumption.
By understanding the characteristics of PVC at various stages of its life cycle we can compare material options for specific applications. In some cases PVC may still be the preferred choice.