Corporate Social Responsibility
Vadobag takes its social resposibility very serious. This responsibility covers all our economical, ecological and social behavior. Within this responsibility we do our utmost to improve working conditions in our production countries, to improve the efficient use of the raw materials needed, to reduce the use of chemicals and to optimize the safety of our bags for human and environment.
Vadobag is a member of the amfori BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative), an initiative of the FTA (Foreign Trade Association). The goal of the amfori BSCI is to improve working conditions, for example:
• the rights of freedom of association and collective bargaining
• safe and healty working conditions
• fair remuneration
• no forced and child labor
• no discrimination
• protection of the environment
To guarantee the above, our production facilities are yearly audited by an international acknowledged auditor. Internally, the processes are co-ordinated and monitored by our head office in Tilburg (The Netherlands) and our staff in our offices in the Far East.
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Vadobag pays the highest attention to the quality and safety of its products. To guarantee the quality and safety, all our products are submitted to tests and safety measures, from raw materials till end products.
Quality and safety is both co-ordinated and monitored by our quality department in our head office in Tilburg, as well by our staff in our offices in the Far East. We also co-operate with independent laboratories like SGS, Intertek, Bureau Veritas and PFI.
Our goal is to improve the health and safety aspects of our products continuously.
All our products meet the General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC and the REACH legislation. To secure this we continuously conduct the following tests:
• pre-productions inspection of raw materials
• in-line inspections during production
• end inspections before shipment
Randomly, our raw materials and end products are send to international acknowledged laboratories to test on conformity.