PalletBiz operates in an industry heavily dependent on the abundance of quality raw materials, specifically wood. We recognize that we must strategically deal with our impact on the environment and the respective social constructs. In addition, we are committed to “greening” our operations as much as possible whilst avoiding greenwashing.

 

In light of the above and to translate sentiments into concrete actions, PalletBiz has established a new department and function that’s dedicated to corporate sustainability coordination and management (GSS Department of Sustainability & HRD).

 

PalletBiz can report on some further concrete actions and steps directly connected to sustainability that have already taken place within our Franchise Network. Such initiatives include actively opposing irresponsible deforestation by committing to maintain forest biodiversity through sourcing wood and raw materials strictly from responsible and certified suppliers or working towards achieving ISO 14001 and FSC® certifications for the production and trade of wooden products.

 

In addition to the environmental concerns, we also consider our corporate social responsibilities (CSR) that are communicated and made available via the PalletBiz Code of Conduct (CoC). Our CoC must be complied with by all our stakeholders, including internal (e.g., employees, shareholders, etc.) and external (e.g., suppliers) members of our network. The compliance of our supplier network is audited regularly via a supplier scorecard, in addition to a quality assessment that precedes our negotiations and eventual contractual relationship with potential suppliers.

 

Our overall objective before the end of 2021 is to build on the initiated momentum to secure a more established sustainability positioning for PalletBiz as a player in the industrial/tertiary packaging sector, which we shall achieve through the development and implementation of targeted actions and measures. Stay informed by frequently visiting our website and LinkedIn page for continuous updates, or contact us at globalsustainability@palletbiz.com!