CSR Strategy

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Our  Corporate and Social Responsibility Strategy

As a leading international distributor of communications support materials, Antalis believes that its development must take into account economic, social and environmental concerns.

Antalis Corporate Social Responsibility actions are fully in line with our parent company Sequana’s global strategy. The aim is to ensure that the group and all its entities embrace responsibility for the company’s actions related to economic, social, ethical  and environmental concerns.

 

Sequana aims to make profitable business on the long term, with strong ethical and responsible values including economic, people, social and environmental issues. Our Responsibility is to ensure that the core values of the group are implemented and reinforced in our day to day business”. Pascal Lebard, Sequana’s CEO

With this common policy, delivered through four pillars and eight initiatives, Sequana and its branches ensure to cover the main concerns of a leading company from the pulp and paper sector.

The four pillars of our CSR strategy :

- Governance (CSR policy, business ethics).
- Natural resources (traceability, Energy and Water consumption)
- People (Safety, skills and diversity)
- Product offer with ecologically responsible products


To enforce this commitment, all Antalis countries have adopted the Sustainability Charter.

Governance Environment People Products

Business Ethics

The group aims to implement clear ethical policies and rules in order to respect legal requirements on competition and corruption issues, and to make sure that all employees are fully aware and trained on those topics.

CSR Policy

The group seeks to implement a global CSR policy, with a dedicated network and strong and reliable related reporting processes that will ensure that the group and all its branches focus, in a consistent way, on the main CSR priorities. This policy is being translated into quantified targets in all the eight initiatives.

Traceability

The group responsibility is to ensure that 100% of the products we produce or distribute are responsible - meaning fully traceable and legal.

Energy

The group and its branches seek to improve energy consumption in order to increase the energy efficiency of its mills and warehouses and to develop alternative sources of energy.

Safety

The group responsibility is to provide for its employees a safe and healthy working environment. Thus, the group aims to reduce by 30% its Lost Time Accident rate in its mills and warehouses.

Skills and Diversity

The group is developing a policy to capitalize on skills and knowledge and to enhance diversity in the group.

Product offer

The group needs to communicate on the environmental issues and on the product’s performance to educate and inform the consumer. It is the responsibility of the group to ensure that the environmental credentials on its eco responsible range of products brings solid and reliable information to the customer.