Sustainable vision

Corporate responsibility, coupled with external growth in emerging countries to support our international customers : this is now a prerequisite for operating in every line of our business.

Jean-Philippe MORVAN

Sustainable commitments

Corporate responsibility is now an integral part of IPACKCHEM’s day-to-day activities. Corporate responsibility work is based on IPACKCHEM’s values, vision and mission. Corporate responsibility is guided by our strategy, general corporate responsibility principles, the Code of Conduct guidelines and our purchasing and operating principles.

IPACKCHEM’s sustainability ambition has been redefined and will be reinforced through corporate governance and ethics and an open and constructive dialogue with its key stakeholders. IPACKCHEM will focus on five themes to respond to its stakeholders’ main Expectations.

Global compact

We are a signatory to the Global Compact since 2017 and we affirm our support of the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the area of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Our Business Ethics Programmes covers each of the 10 principles.

Responsible Care

In 2017, IPACKCHEM embraced the goals of the chemical industry’s voluntary Responsible Care initiative. launched by ICCA, Responsibe Care is the global chemical industry’s unifying commitment to the safe management of chemicals.

IPACKCHEM (PTY) Ltd in South Africa is BBBEE certified

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE or B-BBEE) is a form of economic empowerment initiated by the South African government. The goal of broad-based empowerment is to distribute wealth across as broad a spectrum of previously disadvantaged South African society as possible.

GRI Index

IPACKCHEM reports on its corporate responsibility actions in accordance to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) principles for reporting on sustainable development. The “2017 Integrated and Sustainability Report” is a GRI integrated report prepared in accordance with the GRI 2017 standards: Core option. The “2016 Integrated and Sustainability Report” has been also based on the IIRC “INTEGRATED REPORTING (IR) framework”.

Topic specific standards are reported with respect to the material topics for IPACKCHEM. For each reported standard, the GRI content index refers to the corresponding section.

IPACKCHEM has taken account of the ISO 26000 standard as a source document providing guidelines for corporate responsibility.