delaware awarded with the VOKA Charter for Sustainable Business certificate for the 7th time

Aug 30, 2022
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delaware is proud to announce that they have once again received the VOKA Charter for Sustainable Business certificate. An independent board of auditors, organized by VOKA (Vlaams Netwerk van Ondernemingen), has evaluated delaware’s efforts in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. During the evaluation, the auditors use a framework built on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations.

Picture: Patrick Andersen, Chairman of the Board of Directors at delaware International, Ann De Sloover, head of the CSR taskforce, at the  Voka Awards ceremony.

Based on the sustainability policy and actions that delaware undertook since 2014 until today, delaware was awarded the VOKA Charter for Sustainable Business again this year. The people of delaware have launched a broad range of activities in line with the UN’s 17 SDGs, ranging from planting their own forest to volunteering at the Special Olympics.  

Ann De Sloover, head of the CSR taskforce, says: “Receiving this certificate from VOKA is a nice recognition of our continued efforts, policies and actions over the past years at delaware. The 17 SDGs , together with the core values of delaware, are our guidelines in this CSR journey.”

Wouter Fransoo, Chairman of the Board of Directors at delaware Belux, adds “As sustainability is a top-3 priority for the board of directors, we are indeed glad that our efforts are being recognized by VOKA. The motivation is really high to move the needle forward.”

Jan De Bock, Managing Director of delaware Belux, adds: “CSR is in our DNA. Realizing a dream for today, tomorrow and succeeding generations is not something you do overnight. When we decided to combine our skills and our values to make delaware a place where our people can find a purpose, we knew it was important to include the environment in which we operate in our plans. After all, the world in which we work defines our organizational and personal health. That is why we, as a company, aim to have a positive impact on everything that surrounds us.”

Through different initiatives and efforts, delaware aims to have a broader positive impact on our environment, enabling our people, our company and our customers to reach their full potential. Learn more about how we define CSR and which actions we take here

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