A circular economy and an inclusive societyIn BEWI, we have set ambitious goals for our sustainability work. This strategy covers our entire value chain with ambitions leading towards 2030.
As a European provider of packaging, components and insulation solutions we are dedicated to creating value to our customers, the society and our owners.
Our strategic approach to sustainability is based on three pillars:
To be a circular business built on renewable energy.
Actively engage in partnerships
Being an active and responsible partner so that we together with our stakeholders can achieve a circular economy, operating within our planet’s planetary boundaries.
Contribute to an inclusive society
Create a positive social impact for everyone across the BEWI value chain.
BEWI has a significant annual purchasing volume and we see this as an opportunity to drive change and to increase the emphasis on sustainability in our value chain. Though setting clear goals and actively collaborate with our suppliers, we work to ensure that our procurements reflect our goals linked to resource efficiency, circularity and social responsibility.
Distribution of products
Transport is a huge part of the value chain and accounts for much of the CO2 emissions. We are constantly working to reduce our transport by creating cleaner and leaner logistics. We will work to optimize our routes, fill vehicles more efficiently and work with logistic providers to demand more non-fossil alternatives.
Collection and recycling
BEWI is committed to becoming circular. We are continuously working to increase our collection capacity through investments and to collaborate with our customers and partners to secure that our products are sorted out for collection and material recycling.
We will stand up for our values and beliefs, advocating for change and playing an active role to support it. This means that we will actively engage with our employees, partners, and neighbours to create a positive impact on livelihoods throughout our value chain.
ACTION FOR CHANGE
Supporting our industry and community
Vertically integratedBusiness as usual is something very different these days, and even if our primary focus is the health and safety of all employees, we are also proud to be able to continue to serve our customers in full capacity.
Recycled plastic is a valuable resourceCellular plastic is a valuable resource. BEWI – one of Europe’s largest producers of cellular plastic – works hard to ensure the maximum possible recycling of the unique material.
The best solutionIn collaboration with Doca Pesca (a state-owned company under the Ministry of Agriculture in Portugal), we have launched a project that aims to collect EPS fish boxes from almost all fishing ports across Portugal.
Protecting precious passengersThe Swedish company Thule Group with the global brand Thule – makes it easy to transport the things you care about most. Their car roof boxes have been a common sight on Scandinavian roads for decades and these days more, and more kids can be seen safely strapped into Thule child bike seats.
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