Environment and Social Responsibility
Adreta Plásticos, S.A., considers that business leadership must include leading on environmental issues, upholding that these are underlying to sustainable development, and officially assuming this by compromising on Environment preservation, through successfully submitting its environmental management system to rule NP EN ISO 14001:2015.
The adopted Environmental Policy roots on establishing good environmental practices found suitable for the concerned line of business, and on aiming all the workers’ efforts at its primal objective for pollution prevention and continuous improvement, thus undertaking to:
Assure the compliance with both Portuguese and EC environmental legislation applicable to our activity, by embracing responsible and proactive actions;
Prevent pollution, by implementing practices and technologies allowing pollution reduction at its source, thus minimizing related environmental impacts;
Stimulate all of our staff’s awareness, as that of our suppliers and customers, to our environmental concerns;
Fix targets aimed at ensuring the continuous improvement of our environmental performance by providing the suitable human, technical and financial means.
ADRETA PLÁSTICOS, S.A., has a “QC+I&D” Laboratory facilities where we undertake Quality Control from raw materials’ reception through to final products.
I&D: main activity roots on research for new products’ developments, existing products’ improvement, benchmarking, as well as on performing various physical trials and raw materials’ evaluation. The search for new products and neverending innovation were always at
the foundation of our strategy.
STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX:
The majority of articles produced at ADRETA PLÁSTICOS, S.A. are certified under STANDARD 100 by Ökotex. This is an independent and international certification and raw materials’ trial system intended for textile products, intermediate and final, that evaluates through all steps in the production procedure and includes all accessories used.
Certification under STANDARD 100 by Ökotex so guarantees consumers’ high and effective product safety. The list of criteria and limit values often clearly surpass Portuguese as well as International ruled specifications inforce. Extended product control and regular audits to the companies additionally vouch for worldwide awareness towards industry’s sustainability, and for the responsible use of chemical substances.
In this sense, we seek to ensure and provide all required resources for implementing this Social Responsibility Policy, aiming the efficient management of own resources, always based on values such as integrity, solidarity, suitability and
Our compromise roots on the following principles:
Respect and encouragement towards implementing policies which are compliant with internationally acknowledged human rights;
Fomenting justice and ethics based on respect for the individual while promoting socializing activities and developing team attitude towards work;
Promoting cultural values and a model of sustainable management;
Standing for equal rights and opportunities, and opposing to discrimination;
Demanding trust and rigor on its business relations and implementing operational practices aimed at preventing and fighting corruption in all its forms;
Encouraging the professional qualification and training of our employees, enabling them to acquire skills and knowledge, as well improving their level;
Promoting the maintenance of safe and healthy workplaces;
Fomenting and adding to the preservation of, and due respect to the environment, by adopting actions and policies for environment protection, and continually monitoring their abidance;
Defending respect for each worker’s own potential, features, limitations and difficulties, promoting everyone’s treatment with equity, respect, and
This Social Responsibility Policy serves as a guiding tool for all matters inrelated, and it does not constitute any impediment or limitation to the implementation by Adreta Plasticos, S.A. of any other policies or measures in this area, either on it own initiative, either by imperative of a legal nature.
Adreta Plásticos, SA is thus committed to adopting the best operational and governance practices which promote the integration of the fundamental principles and themes of corporate social responsibility, ethically, socially, environmentally and economically, throughout its value chain and in the scope of its activity.