Our approach

“Throughout the year which suffered dramatically from the global pandemic, Chargeurs strengthened its CSR commitments and its ability to play a key role in the economy internationally.
The strength of our business model and our innovative capacity enabled us to maintain these advantages and positions in our traditional businesses, despite the backdrop of business disruptions and uncertainties, and even to create new businesses.
By producing reusable masks at the height of the crisis, Chargeurs has established itself in the healthcare sector with a brand that is now synonymous with prevention: Lainière Santé.
All our businesses enabled our Group to make an even greater contribution to a balanced environment. Throughout 2020, Chargeurs stepped up its solidarity actions with its stakeholders, and developed businesses which enabled it to protect employee jobs and continue to serve our customers.”

Joëlle Fabre-Hoffmeister, Group General Secretary

Our commitments for the Sustainable Development Goals

The Chargeurs Group is signatory of the Global Compact since 2017. We are commited to align our CSR strategy with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to promote the best practices in human rights, labour standards, environment and anti-corruption, on our sites and across our supply chain.

Our non-financial performances

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Our action plans

Environment

Chargeurs is commited to the promotion of sustainable industry by ensuring production site environmental impact is kept under control. We keep reducing our carbon emissions and our water consumption with ambitious and innovating action plans. We are broadening our range of virtuous products, creating environmental, social and societal value for Chargeurs and our customers.

Health crisis management

In a pandemic context, Chargeurs strengthens its CSR commitments. Throughout 2020, Chargeurs stepped up its solidarity actions with its stakeholders and developed businesses which enabled it to protect employee jobs and continue to serve our customers.

Safety First

Employee safety in the workplace is one of the Group’s top priorities. To reach its zero-accident goal, Chargeurs is committed to instilling a culture of safety at every manufacturing unit.Our demanding safety requirements have led to a steady decline in the work accident frequency rate since 2018.

Ethics

The Chargeurs Group is committed to treating everyone in its business and supply chain with dignity and respect. We commit to ensure best practices of governance and ethics, and to actively promote fundamental human rights and labour standards and to fight corruption.

Inclusion and diversity

Since the Group was founded in 1872, it evolves in an international environment, and is today present in 38 countries across the five continents. We want to promote and higlight the diversity of our employees around the world.

Our stakeholders share their experiences

Reports and documents

Communication ON PROGRESS

CODE OF CONDUCT OF CHARGEURS GROUP

NON-FINANcial performance statement

responsible purchasing charter

Modern slavery statement 2020