OUR ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND SOCIETAL RESPONSIBILITY
Sustainable Development program [NFPS]
Writing the Future, Together ‒ Progress chart [NFPS]
WRITING THE FUTURE, TOGETHER
Progress as of Dec. 2020 As of end 2020 the EMA tool, concerning the process and criteria for product evaluation and improvement, has been finalized and integrated in the operational models. 90% (c) of the BIC ® product portfolio had been evaluated using EMA (d) in 2019. 9 products improved between April and December 2020.
Issues and risks addressed (b) [NFPS Risk 3]: risks related to products safety and consumers health and safety. [NFPS Risk 1]: risks related to plastics. [NFPS Risk 2]: risks related to climate change.
Other factors: approach and performance
UN SDG (a)
By 2025, the environmental and/or societal footprint of BIC ® products will be improved. By 2030, BIC aims for 50% non-virgin petroleum plastic for its products, with a goal of 20% by 2025. By 2025, 100% of BIC consumer plastic packaging will be reusable,
BIC’s product portfolio is now undergoing evaluation and Group-wide performance monitoring indicators are being defined. A similar system is also being developed for evaluating and improving the CSR performance of the Group’s packaging. 4.3% of recycled or alternative materials in BIC ® • products (3% in 2019). 49.3% of reusable, recyclable or compostable • plastic in consumers’ packaging. 48.9% recycled content of plastic packaging. • 94.4% PVC-free packaging. • 97.3% of BIC cardboard packaging comes from a • certified and/or recycled source. 19 BIC ® products with the NF Environnement • ecolabel. At least 50% (e) of BIC ® products have • environmental benefits. At the end of 2020, more than 54 million pens • collected through TerraCycle in Europe, the United States, Australia and New Zealand. 24 alternative materials tested. •
recyclable, or compostable.
UN Sustainable Development Goals. (a) Risks identified within the framework of the NFPS. (b) Based on 2018 sales volumes. (c) Environmentally & socially Measurable Advantage. (d) This figure takes into account top-ups and intra-company sales. (e)
• BIC GROUP - 2020 UNIVERSAL REGISTRATION DOCUMENT •