Social responsibility & sustainability: Global Compact, FSC, REACH | WINTER & COMPANY

SUSTAINABLY COMMITTED

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WINTER WRUP-CYCLING

WINTER WRUP-CYCLING — NEW COVER MATERIALS FROM VALUABLE RESSOURCES

It is in the nature of our actions to protect the environment and to handle natural resources sustainably. For this reason, WINTER WRUP-Cycling enjoys top priority and will be further strengthened.

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AS AN EDITEUR, WE PAY ATTENTION TO SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND CULTIVATE LONG-LASTING PARTNERSHIPS

We see our company as socially responsible. This is why our relationship with our suppliers and customers is particularly important to us. We have high expectations, challenge our suppliers yet at the same time we always remain fair.

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GLOBALLY LOCAL — CLOSE TO OUR CUSTOMERS

Thanks to our worldwide presence, we are close to our customers. This proximity is important to us. This is the only way that we are able to guarantee the quality of service we promise. Through specific queries of our customers’ needs we make sure that the right material is selected as accurately as possible.

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WINTER & COMPANY ENGAGEMENT

1% FOR CLEAN WATER IN UGANDA

WINTER & COMPANY donates 1% of the turnover of TOILE OCEAN to a clean water project in Uganda. We support a myclimate project, which at the same time contributes to climate protection.

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WE RECYCLE OCEAN PLASTIC FOR TOILE OCEAN

Everywhere, the world's oceans are threatened by plastic waste. To draw attention to this problem, WINTER & COMPANY has developed a new ocean plastic covering material together with #tide ocean material®.

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WE PLANT TREES GLOBALLY LOCAL

As a family business rich in tradition and always being a responsible member of our society, WINTER & COMPANY actively contributes to the protection of the climate and the conservation of the planet for the future generations. Trees have a great symbolic power for us.

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Brazil

The Atlantic Forest, is among the world’s top five biodiversity hotspots. Trees are planted with the purpose of reconnecting remaining forest patches and grow new forest corridors and thus making more space for wildlife to thrive and reproduce.

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Zambia Luanshya

In the Luanshya district of the Zambian Copperbelt, WeForest works with hundreds of small-scale farmers. Providing them with training and tools to diversify their sources of income while they plant and protect local forests.

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India Khasi Hills

The Khasi Hills in the Indian Meghalaya ecoregion is known as the wettest place on earth and for its unique biodiversity. The villagers are Khasi tribes who have asked WeForest to help them restore their forests.

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ENGLAND

In November, a group of volunteers and their families from WINTER & COMPANY UK went to Hinchingbrooke country Park in Huntingdon, where WINTER & COMPANY UK is based to plant trees as part of our Sustainability Programme.

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FOR 53% OF CONSUMERS, ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRODUCT PACKAGING IS AN IMPORTANT FACTOR IN THEIR PURCHASING DECISION.

Nielsen Global Survey of Corporate Social Responsibility

ALMOST THREE OUT OF FOUR MILLENNIALS (73%) ARE WILLING TO PAY MORE FOR SUSTAINABLE GOODS.

Based on a survey among 30,000 online consumers from 60 countries (source Nielsen)

SUSTAINABILITY BROCHURE

Got 5 minutes? — Discover virtually our printed sustainability brochure and learn more about corporate social responsibility and sustainability measures at WINTER & COMPANY.

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FIND YOUR SUSTAINABILITY CRITERIA IN OUR PRODUCT SELECTOR

The WINTER & COMPANY product selector is both a source of inspiration and a sample catalogue: Discover and compare over 1300 products online, filter by sustainability labels and order your individual samples.

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Sustainability Quality Label Glossary

LABELS & CERTIFICATIONS

Un Global Compact

To emphasise our commitment, WINTER & COMPANY engages in the UN Global Compact convention and is member of the Swiss network (GCNS).

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Reach

REACH stands for «Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Registration of Chemicals». This EU directive was implemented to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risk of chemicals.

WINTER & COMPANY is aware of the importance of the REACH directive. All production sites are therefore urged not to use declarable substances in a concentration that are not REACH compliant in the production of our materials.

Relavant conformity declarations are at hand and also refer to declarations from up stream suppliers. Hence we are convinced that none of our materials require REACH registration. This declaration refers to our current state of knowledge. Should we learn of irregularities we will communicate these immediately. 

Our REACH compliant products

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FSC™

The mission of FSC™ (Forest Stewardship Council™) is to promote an environmentally friendly, socially beneficial and economically responsible management of forests. WINTER & COMPANY is FSC™-certified. You can find the registration of our certification number INT-COC-001464 on the website  https://info.fsc.org .

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