Our Social Responsibility

Encouraging development of our employees through training and contributing to pragmatic community programs

Efficient community programs & local initiatives...

In 2008, BIC’s contributions surpassed more than 0.5% of pre-tax profits towards its communities, in the form of local or global product donations and financial aid for philanthropic organizations. BIC also encourages employee involvement in communities.

  • The BIC South Africa clinic contributes to the fight against HIV and AIDS. Employees are offered education, voluntary testing, and treatment and care.
  • BIC donates pens and shavers to French association, Dons Solidaires who coordinates the distribution of product donations to various charities.
  • Each person who buys a BIC® surfboard can get a free membership with Surfrider Foundation Europe, an association for the protection of oceans and beaches.
  • 58% of BIC employees worldwide provided financial support for mangrove reforestation in Indonesia (organized by Planète Urgence). BIC doubled the employee donation.
  • At Clean Conscience in Brazil, BIC employees give their time to raise awareness about the environment and clean up riverbanks in Manaus.
  • BIC doubled employee donations to United Way, a coalition of charitable organizations for community assistance.
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