Sustainability is an integral part of the corporate strategy of the Henglein group.
We put a major emphasis on product quality, environmental protection as well as social and ethical behaviour towards colleagues and fellow men and sustainability in all purchasing activities.
In particular, this comprises:
By guaranteeing a high level of product quality, we are able to ensure the continuity of the company. For this purpose, we regularly carry out organoleptic and microbiological tests. An in-house quality department on each site carries out extensive quality checks. It is our target not only to deliver products of the current quality level, but also to continually improve the entire supply chain.
For the Henglein group, sustainability in the context of environmental protection means fulfilling current requirements without jeopardizing the needs of future generations. Working with agricultural products, it is our major duty to ensure sustainability. The responsibility toward our environment comprises the following issues:
A comprehensive energy management contributes to the continual improvement of energy efficiency. For this reason, we are committed to
A water policy that harmonizes with the environment. The major aspects are:
Avoiding waste and promoting safe and responsible waste disposal
The Henglein group commits itself to the principles of equality and equal rights.
To us, respect towards our colleagues, suppliers and customers is a top priority.
Safety and health protection play an essential role in the company and we are eager to promote this issue continually.
Our management considers the employees as the key factor for the long-term company success. For this reason, we put major emphasis on motivation, qualification and the contentedness of our employees. This is achieved by
We stick to the legal regulations for the employees‘ protection without exception and consider the ETI basic codex requirements as an absolute obligation.
Purchasing activities are subject to sustainability. Practically speaking, this means that
It is our aim to combine profitability with sustainability, thus contributing to the long-term success of the company.
We are certified according to international quality standards such as International Food Standard (IFS), RSPO or the Global Food Standard for food safety (BRC = British Retail Consortium). This is regularly confirmed by the respective
Being Sedex member, the Henglein group contributes to transparency in sustainability.
The requirements of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and its Business Charter for Sustainable Development are respected by the Henglein group. This charta demands the formulation and realisation of political principles and business practices in a way that takes into consideration environmental politics.
The Henglein group supports the three principles for environmental protection of the UN Initiative Global Compact, which demands a prudent way of dealing with environmental challenges, promotes initiatives for a respectful way of treating environment and advocates the development and spreading of environmental friendly technologies.