Sarantis Group, one of the largest multinational consumer products companies with a significant international presence, with leading brands and strategic partnerships, was distinguished at the Bravo Sustainability Awards 2022, in the pillar of "Resource Management, Raw Materials and Environmental Footprint" for its investment in Polipak, a Group’s subsidiary in Poland.
The specific investment concerns the construction of a new technologically advanced production unit and the creation of a modernized R&D laboratory, towards the production of environmentally friendly products through more energy efficient production processes. This project was carried out with the co-financing of the European Union, through the European Regional Development Fund, which was completed in 2022.
In the context of this project, Polipak, specialized in the production of garbage bags, purchased modernized and automated machinery equipment and will utilize advanced and environmentally responsible technologies for the production of sustainable products, while the further energy improvement of the factory through the installation of photovoltaic systems is under examination. The investment upgrades the Group's products, as increased percentage of recycled plastic is used, which, in combination with the implementation of an innovative European scale of high-performance robotic technology, ensures the high quality and durability of the products.
Sarantis Group, through the initiative of Polipak creates additional value to all stakeholders, mitigating its environmental footprint and at the same time contributes to strengthening the local economy. This investment will have a long-term positive impact on the environment and the community, while it contributes to systematic change towards circular economy, leading to a greener future in terms of production.
Mrs. Eleni Pappa Sarantis Group Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Director stated: "The Group’s distinction at the Bravo Sustainability Awards makes us really proud, as it rewards the exceptional implementation of the Group's sustainable development strategy and reflects the continuous efforts made for business excellence throughout our operational path while having sustainability as business compass. We are proud of this achievement and continue to work with passion to create initiatives with additional value for our society and the environment."
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Headquartered in Athens and boasting a history of over 50 years, Sarantis Group is a multinational consumer products company having leading presence in Eastern Europe and an expanding geographical footprint through own subsidiaries and strong export activity worldwide. Our mission is to uplift the mood of consumers, with beautiful simplicity that makes everyday life better, by being always nearby, working closely with our stakeholders to create value sustainably. From Personal Care, Home Care and Health Care Products as well as Luxury Cosmetics, we offer well recognized brands that have a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. With strong activity in 13 countries, and in particular in Greece, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Northern Macedonia, Bosnia, Portugal, Slovenia and Ukraine, we maintain a dynamic international presence and a powerful distribution network of more than 50 countries around the world.
Sarantis Group is among the leading companies that were distinguished at the Bravo Sustainability Awards 2022 (500.3KB)