Environmental Care

Corporate identity

Realized projects:

  • Reduction in paper consumption: communication with our customers and suppliers as much as possible is done via email, all catalogs are available online and should therefore not be printed, default print settings are on both sides as well as on black and white instead of color.
     
  • Duo-Med helps to reduce waste by household waste, PMD, to sort paper and cardboard and empty laser cartridges to raise funds for recycling.
     
  • E-invoicing: invoices are sent by e-mail to customers as much as possible.
     
  • In 2013 surgical instruments were collected and, after consultation of the sales team, paid to different charities including the B-Fast Team, Handicap International Nepal, Guali VZW, Hospital without Borders, Memisa Project, Medics without vacation, Red Cross, ...
     
  • Purchasing policy: purchase of recyclable packaging and environmentally friendly products such as CO2 neutral stamps, PVC-free gums, printing paper produced in factories where the environment priority is number 1, ...
     
  • Payment of the annual contributions to Recupel and Valipac.
     
  • Travel: for short travel distances are train tickets reserved instead of flight tickets, accomodations are booked in hotels which are situated at walking distance from the Convention, ...
     
  • People: sustainable personnel policy (internal and external training programmes at Cevora, EBP, Unamec, Kluwer, IDEWE, coaching, etc.)
     
  • Suppliers: we only collaborate with environmentally conscious suppliers