Principles of Sustainable Corporate Responsibility
Sustainability is embedded in our corporate culture and is integral to Vitux. Our aim is to achieve profitable, global growth, conserving energy and protecting natural resources, while acting with integrity, as outlined in our ethical guidelines. Vitux is aware of its corporate social responsibility towards its employees, customers, stakeholders, society and the environment. Hence, we support the United Nations sustainable development goals with focus on the following goals.
Sustainable development means taking responsibility for the impact our thoughts and actions have in the financial, environmental, social dimensions that affect our natural resources, our employees, our customers, society, financial markets, business partners and neighbouring communities – embedded in a Corporate Governance System. Vitux wants to contribute in a positive, ethical and respectful way to strengthen and advance our position through sustainable actions as an innovator in the field of food supplements aiming at making Health easier. The Vitux owners set, review and report on our goals and achievements on an annual basis and assumes ultimate responsibility Vitux sustainable development within the frame of our ethical guidelines and policies.
Sustainable business development
We aim to achieve sustained, profitable growth for continued successful business development characterised by responsible business practices and integrity. Financial sustainability is the basis for the future of our company and positively affects employees, shareholders, customers, business partners and suppliers. We can only achieve financial success with our employees and customers, which is why the satisfaction of our employees and customers is the core focus of our strategy. We create sustainable demand by offering competitive products with the highest possible quality that are specifically tailored to our customers’ needs. Our special focus on customer satisfaction and trust ensures long-term cooperation – it is the cornerstone of our company’s stable financial growth. We also apply the same standards we use for ourselves to our suppliers to ensure full effect in support of our goals and the support of the UN agenda for sustainable development.
Sustainable Environmental Development
Vitux is committed to making the world a greener place by keeping our ecological footprint as small as possible. We understand that ecological sustainability is a key component of our corporate social responsibility and strive to keep our own impact on the environment to a minimum by conducting environmentally-friendly, professional and safe operations. This includes conserving scarce resources such as raw materials, energy and water as well as avoiding and reducing CO2 emissions and waste. Our fair, ethical and environmentally-friendly approach incorporates everything from the management of our company, the manufacturing of our products to the procurement of resources and even our investments in buildings and facilities. Constantly tracking our efforts enhances our environmental protection and energy management programs while making our methods and processes safer and more efficient. Our efforts pay off worldwide by helping preserve essential resources that form the basis of life for us all.
Sustainable Social Development
We are dedicated to improve society by operating our business in a responsible manner and always acting with integrity in all areas: As an employer, business partner, 'good neighbour' and valuable member of the local community at all of our company’s sites. For Vitux, taking responsibility for the people we have direct relationships with, is a matter of principle. We are aware that our actions affect more than just the people we deal with directly – we also have a broader impact on society in general. Therefore we strive to be a responsible and prudent business partner who follows sound ethical and moral principles, acts in accordance with the law and lives up to high standards for social responsibility by applying specific rules and guidelines. Above all, this concerns our employees. Their expertise, technical skills, creativity and dedication are the driving force behind our sustainable global success. The diversity of our team is our most valued asset. Vitux is committed to providing an equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and requires strict adherence to laws regarding discrimination and harassment in the workplace. We ensure our employees’ health and safety through a strictly enforced EHS policy, provide good working conditions and offer opportunities for development and qualification so that they can take advantage of their full potential. In our business relations, we want to be the preferred partner by acting in a reliable, respectful and trustworthy manner to achieve sustainable relationships marked by long-term economic success for both parties. Our involvement includes both indirect contributions such as donations and direct activity in the fields of education and science, arts, culture, sports and in social and humanitarian projects.