Two main principles structure the approach to CSR at Altus Coating

Limiting its environmental footprint in its day-to-day operations, as a responsible manufacturer

Limiting
its environmental footprint in relation to the manufacture of its products, as well as the company’s activities in its totality, by monitoring its consumption, preferring to purchase recycled and/or recyclable products as consumables, and by reducing its direct and indirect emissions.
Implementing
a participative collaboration with its customers on development projects for products that are more environmentally friendly, by reducing VOCs and limiting energy consumption during their implementation, and by using bio-sourced substances.
  • Measures taken to limit VOCs (organization, working on formulas (solvent-free varnish, bio-sourced resins, water-based varnish), with results validated by periodic checks 
  • Maintaining performance with regard to energy management 
  • Pursuing the reduction in the quantity of waste produced per kg of varnish: down 27 % between 2019 and 2020 
  • 100 % of waste is either recycled or reused 
  • 72 % of company cars are hybrid or electric

Working for the well-being of all – staff, clients, users

Committing
to its workers, to offer them safe working conditions, and respecting equal opportunities.
Ensuring
traceability of the raw materials used, the effectiveness of which is validated by ISO 9001 certification of our activities at our Courlaoux site
Informing
users of our products with full transparency, enabling them to manufacture under conditions that respect the safety of their teams and of the end-consumer.
  • Zero accidents involving stoppages since the start of the company 
  • External recognition of our performance: CSR Trophy winner for the Burgundy-Franche-Comté Region – safety and working conditions 
  • Ever-more new formulas, in an approach supporting sustainable development: High dry substance content, bio-sourced components, water-based varnish, LED UV curing, etc.

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