OUR ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND SOCIETAL RESPONSIBILITY
Sustainable Development program [NFPS]
WRITING THE FUTURE, TOGETHER
Progress as of Dec. 2020 As of end 2020, 25.8% of strategic suppliers have integrated the responsible purchasing program (excluding Cello Pens).
Issues and risks addressed (b) [NFPS Risk 5]: Risks related to non-respect of Human Rights (child labor, ILO’s international conventions).
Other factors: approach and performance
UN SDG (a)
By 2025, BIC will work responsibly with its strategic suppliers to ensure the most secure, innovative and efficient sourcing.
ESG evaluations (EcoVadis tool) of strategic suppliers since 2011. Program for CSR auditing of global or local contract manufacturers. Launch of a pilot resilience study on the supply chain for the production of lighters, covering nine materials and 26 strategic suppliers. 300 strategic suppliers identified. • 10 purchasing categories evaluated. • 95 risks identified. • 31 action categories identified. • 58% of contract manufacturers audited between • 2019 and 2020. 100% of all buyers trained in the responsible • purchasing approach. Development of activity sheets and workshops for teachers. Assistance brought to parents, teachers and children in many countries during the closure of schools due to the health situation (Covid-19). Animation operations and workshops in schools such as awareness raising on the importance of education and writing, production of writings or thematic coloring contests for the youngest. 44% of philanthropic contributions (product or financial donations, skills) undertaken by local entities for local communities or by the BIC Corporate Foundation promote education (52% in financial value) (c) .
By 2025, BIC will improve learning conditions for 250 million children globally.
Learning conditions for more than 118 million children were improved since 2018 through direct actions with children or with teachers and parents.
UN Sustainable Development Goals. (a) Risks identified within the framework of the NF (b) For this indicator, all sponsorship actions in favor of education are considered, including those carried out as part of commitment #5. (c)
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