OUR ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND SOCIETAL RESPONSIBILITY
Our social responsibility [NFPS]
SHARING OUR VALUES
Our consumers: We put finding affordable and reliable solutions for consumer needs at the center of all we do. Our customers: We value our customer relationships, and partner with them to provide value-driven solutions that help their business grow. Our team: We respect each one of our team members around the globe and are energized by the diversity of their strengths and talents. Our planet: We advocate for sustainability through the long, versatile life of our products and strive to use the least material possible in our designs. Our aim is to deepen this commitment through investments in future technologies that help minimize our impact on the planet. We are a responsible corporate citizen by supporting causes that facilitate fair access to education and improve learning conditions for children. Our Shareholders: We operate with prudence, transparency, and the highest ethical standards – the essential drivers of long-term value creation. Integrity: We are honest, open and fair, and demand an environment where everyone feels respected, included and heard. Ingenuity: We dream big and create clever, simple, yet bold solutions for our consumers, customers, and teams. Responsibility: We make courageous, timely decisions and deliver ambitious results that delight consumers across the world. Sustainability: We drive sustainable growth while making meaningful contributions to our team members, communities, and the world. Simplicity: We believe that simple solutions are often the best solutions when faced with complexity, we respond with clarity. Teamwork: We set high standards, trust each other, and work together across boundaries, holding ourselves and each other accountable. Our Values Our values inspire our daily activity
New Set of Vision and Values In November 2020, BIC announced a new vision and updated set of Values. BIC: we bring simplicity and joy to everyday life Legacy BIC began simply and humbly – with a vision and a pen. The intent was to address an unmet consumer need: smooth, effortless writing that was both affordable and could free the hand for creative expression. The result was BIC making the art of writing accessible for all. By providing millions of people access to a high quality, everyday item at a significant Value, the BIC ® Cristal ® ball pen became a symbol of accessibility for people everywhere. After creating a revolution in writing, BIC went on to innovate in pocket lighters, setting new, ever-improving standards for enhanced consumer safety. BIC continued its innovation journey in Shavers, bringing convenience and ease of access to the category. At the heart of BIC is great pride in enhancing consumers’ daily lives with simple, well-designed solutions for everyday use. We advocate for sustainability through smart design , the long life and versatility of our products, and our philosophy of minimalism . We strive for excellence in all aspects of our operations, from ensuring precision manufacturing and the highest safety standards, to delivering high quality products, with a focus on customer satisfaction. Our entrepreneurial family heritage has provided the foundation for our team members to reimagine consumer solutions. They are passionate about engaging with consumers and customers and honoring the diversity of the communities we serve. As a result, our brand is universally recognized and trusted across the globe as a beacon of reliability and value . Our ambition is to create a sense of ease and delight in the millions of moments that make up the human experience. It is this passion for bringing simplicity and joy to people all over the world that drives our teammembers each day. We reimagine everyday essentials , designing products that are part of every heart and home. We believe we positively impact the world by offering sustainable solutions that respect the planet through smart design and the creation of products that last. Mission We create high quality, safe, affordable, essential products, trusted by everyone. How The BIC way – simplifying to the essential – dictates everything we do. Vision Bring simplicity and joy to everyday life
ANDWELL-BEING IN THEWORKPLACE [NFPS]
For the Group, workplace safety means ensuring its team members’ physical and mental well-being by preventing accidents and occupational diseases. For BIC Group, team member health and well-being are also a matter of reducing the incidence of work-related diseases, primarily musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial risks (PSR) such as stress. BIC keeps a close watch on these issues and constantly strives to reduce all forms of job-related suffering. To this end, in conjunction with the above-mentioned approaches to organization and health-safety in the workplace, programs to promote well-being at work are coordinated Group-wide and deployed locally depending on each site’s specific needs.
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