THE COMPANY’S RANKING IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INDEXES BIC is listed in three major indexes for sustainable
(Top) BIC employees are committed. development, FTSE4 Good (Bottom) In France, BIC proposes shaver recycling to consumers. Europe, the ASPI Eurozone®
and Ethibel Excellence Index® Europe. And further
been reduced by 59% over its entire life cycle. It proof of how important
was such a success that the Group is extending sustainable development
the line with the women’s BIC® Soleil® Easy is for the company, for the shaver in 2011. second year in a row BIC
was listed among the top TAKING RESPONSIBILITY, BIC 20 performing companies MANUFACTURES IN ITS OWN PLANTS for including climate The Group manufactures more than 80% change in their strategy, of its products in its own factories. In 2007, a listing established BIC deployed its Environment and Health & by the CDP (Carbon Safety Management Systems to reduce energy Disclosure Project), an and water consumption and CO2 and waste international organization production. The Company has begun ISO that represents a group 14001 certification and 6 plants were granted of 534 major investors. certification in 2010, three in France, one in Mexico, one in the United States and one in For BIC, sustainable
Brazil. 66% of employees work in ISO 14001 development is a battle certified factories, and that figure will soon reach that’s led on all fronts. 80%. In July of last year the BIC shaver factory in Longueil‑Ste‑Marie (France) became the Company’s second triple‑certified factory with ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environment) and OHSAS 18001 (Health and Safety).