Writting the sustainable future together

The Group’s “Writing the Future, Together” commitment, formulated in 2017, is the next step in a journey BIC started in 2004. This ambitious by 2025 program, integral to the Company's strategy, commits BIC to a philosophy of action and transformation that impacts the whole company.

It is applied in five strategic areas

  • 01

    Fostering sustainable innovation in bic products

    Simple, inventive designs, with less raw materials and long life performance.

  • 02

    Acting againts climate change

    A global approach to energy consumption (energy efficiency, use of renewable energy, etc.).

  • 03

    Committing to a safe enviroment

    BIC aims to provide a safe and nurturing workplace.

  • 04

    Proactively envolving suppliers

    Our purchasing teams analyse all the risks, select and collaborate with our most strategic suppliers following a responsible approach.

  • 05

    Improving lives through education

    Because education has the power to change the world, it has always been at the heart of the Group's concerns.

Acting against climate change

BIC GROUP COMMITMENT FOR

2025

By 2025, BIC will use 80% renewable electricity.

Where is bic graphic europe in 2020?

Factory and printing facilities are using

100%

renewable electicity.

Ubicuity : a unique circular economy model

In 2011, BIC partnered in Europe with TerraCycle , a pioneering firm in the plastics recycling industry. Together, they created a vast program to collect all writing instruments, regardless of manufacturer, directly from where they are used, in schools, offices, etc. In 2017, BIC introduced Ubicuity , a one-of-a-kind range of outdoor furniture made exclusively from these collected recycled plastics by French company Plas Eco. 100% of BIC® writing instruments are recyclable thanks to Ubicuity

1.

You collect

2.

We recycle

3.

We transform

BIC® Graphic Corporate social responsibility

ISO 9001 - ISO 14001

Integrated Management System Certifications for the Tarragona facilities from Lloyd’s Register.

OUR NF CERTIFIED PRODUCTS:

NF Certification attests to the conformity of products and services with national, European and international normative documents

SCORE OF 0 NON - CONFORMITIES

Coca-Cola social audit passed with the maximum positive audit result in terms of compliance with Labour Standards & Human Rights, Health & Safety, Environmental Management and Business Integrity.

AMFORI:

Member of the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade. They bring together over 2,400 retailers, importers, brands and associations from more than 40 countries.

SMETA 4-PILLAR AUDITED

4 Pillars:
Environmental, Business Ethics, Health & Safety, Labour

UN GLOBAL COMPACT

Is officially part of the UN Global Compact family – the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

GOLD RECOGNITION

Has been granted a Gold recognition level by Ecovadis.

CARBON NEUTRAL WEBSITES:

Members of the a new sustainability initiative in collaboration with Global Climate Institute.

IMPRIM' VERT

Qualified by IMPRIM’VERT. A commitment for printing activities business, to reduce the impact of their activity on the environment

WORKPLACE

Has been assessed by Intertek as conforming to the requirements of: Workplace Conditions Assessment

Our awards

FOR THREE YEARS
IN A ROW
2017-2019

2019

1st PLACE

Economic Excellence Based on a strictly structured quality management system

2018

1st PLACE

Social initiative

3rd PLACE

Environment initiative

2017

1st PLACE

Economic Excellence

1st PLACE

Sustainable products

BIC Graphic helps you to promote your brand with sustainable materials

The Ecolutions® range is created based on 4 sustainable materials

1.

The plastic of our products is reprocessed from recovered material from industries or products. They are collected, processed and returned to use in the form of raw materials or products

2.

Plastic designed to degrade under industrial or domestic compost conditions

3.

Packaging and paper products from reclycled material

4.

Packaging and paper products FSC certified