There is no compromise when it comes to sustainability. We are making constant efforts to reduce our environmental footprint, while retaining innovative packaging solutions and a high level of service. As a leading company, it is also essential to support our customers in their own sustainability programs. The 3 Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) inspire our engineers and packaging experts to create responsible packaging solutions for you, our customers.
We are proud to promote our 6 packaging design centres based in Europe.
Their main mission is the development of innovative bespoke packaging solutions with a clear focus on environmental protection and product sustainability. The centres act independently with regard to materials, in line with customer expectations. The Packaging Design Centres are committed to using maximum recycled materials. A constant dialogue with clients is essential to develop the most relevant and innovative packaging solutions while complying with the ISO 14001 framework.
We are currently engaged in the implementation of circular economy principles in our packaging activity. Although this implies a complete overhaul of our existing processes, we are convinced that this commitment will generate extra value both for our clients and for the Group.
How does CSR influence the packaging strategy at Antalis?
Our goal is to become the n°1 packaging distribution company in the world. Sustainability is an essential part of our strategy. We make a lot of effort to reduce our environmental footprint by reducing waste and promoting reusable and recyclable packaging. It is our commitment as a leading company, which is also motivated by the expectations of our customers. Our objective is to provide them with innovative solutions and services to support them in their own sustainability programmes.
What are the key elements of your CSR strategy?
It all starts with purchasing. The idea is to build strong partnerships with our strategic suppliers to bring innovative packaging products and equipment aligned with our vision. It is about offering green alternatives in all packaging families to enrich our product portfolio. Our platform Antrak® also enables an in-depth sourcing control of our suppliers. Secondly, it is about product development. The developers working in our Product Design Centres are committed to using intelligent designs with the least possible materials without risking product protection. The 3 Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) inspire our developers to provide our customers with more responsible cutting-edge packaging solutions. Finally, Antalis is engaged in other initiatives such as the certifications of our branches on quality management standards (ISO 9001), environment management standards (ISO 14001) and energy management standards (ISO 50001).
Does this vision of responsibility influence the way Antalis approaches clients?
Definitely. One of the top priorities for Antalis is to provide innovative services and tools to support its customers across the entire service chain (footprint calculator, waste management services, etc). We offer digital and online tools to improve the operational efficiency of our customers. Environmental responsibility is a principle integrated into our vision of performance.