Sometimes the world seems to be backwards and now more than ever it is it important to look forward. We need to make the most out of what we have today in order to minimise a negative impact on tomorrow. At Hellenic Group we believe that sustainability is not a destination, it is the way to get there. The future starts today.
To secure that our complete value chain meet the high requirements of our responsibility Hellenic Group have taken a numbers of actions to help maintaining the position as an industry leader when it comes to responsibility and the way we care. We constantly seek new innovations and work with certified consultants on site to support the implementation of our sustainability steering methods.
Use of a Code of Conduct developed, and strictly standardized, by Amfori/BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative). Read more about Amfori/BSCI.
Separate CSR departments in Bangladesh, China and India, constantly monitoring the companies’ compliance with codes of conduct according to country specific standards.
Certifications. Most of Hellenic Group’s production partners are certified by Sedex, SA 8000, WRAP and Oekotex. Read more about our certifications.
Personal visits, both announced and unannounced. Hellenic Group keeps a constant and constructive dialogue with production partners as well as performing random spot-checking of safety (e.g. safety equipment) and labour standards.
“To us at Hellenic Group responsibility means to start creating tomorrow today. We all have a choice, to act or not to. Together we can make a change.”
— Catrin Björk. CSR
Certifications and standards.
Apart from being a member of Amfori/BSCI Hellenic Group holds and follows a number of certifications and regulations regarding use of chemical use, fibre standards and environmental impact. We stand by our promise.
Hellenic Group is a proactive player within the field of responsible production. We keep a close dialogue with our associated factories and constantly evaluate our collaborations, not only on production effectiveness, products and pricing but also on their compliance to code of conduct and environmental aspects. We work together with our partners, providing assets and tools to help them develop their organisations and switch to sustainable models and methods.
At Hellenic Group we want to improve the complete chain, increasing the standards of sustainability and responsibility. To do so we contribute to our communities on a grassroot level, supporting their strive for subsistence.
We have long term partnership with SOS Children’s Villages Bangladesh and Dustho Meyeder Niprapad Ahsram Punorbashan Kendra (DMNAPK) who work for young women right to a safe environment and education. Each year the entire staff of Hellenic Group also engage in several donations and health care contributions through different organisations operating in our countries.