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2020 INTEGRATED REPORT

CLEAN
LIVING

FOR EVERYDAY NEEDS
FOR A HEALTHIER PLANET
FOR INTEGRITY AND RESPECT

The tenth edition of the Sofidel Group’s Integrated Report focuses on our commitment to create economic, social and environmental value for all stakeholders. “Clean Living” defines our role in society and the benefits we intend to bring to people and the planet. Product, Environment, People are the three areas in which Sofidel is committed to help create the world to come.
 

POSITIVE RESULTS IN A DIFFICULT YEAR,
FOR A FUTURE TO BE TACKLED
WITH CONFIDENCE AND COURAGE.

LETTER
TO STAKEHOLDERS

Our development path is oriented along three fundamental axes:
ecological transition, technological and digital transformation,
inclusion and social cohesion.    

Read the Letter to Stakeholders

 

SOFIDEL IN FIGURES

YEAR 2020

54
years in business

6,760
employees

14
countries in the world

2,173 m EUR
Group net sales

17
companies

1,428,000 t
annual production capacity

SOUND AND RESPONSIBLE GOVERNANCE

WE HAVE
A CLEAR SENSE
OF 
DIRECTION

Strong governance allows us to pursue a long-term strategy that combines economic growth with the creation of value for all stakeholders. We believe that a company can only exist in the long term if it acts every day with care, responsibility and integrity towards people and the planet.

TRANSPARENT FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE    

TRASPARENCY
INFORMS
EVERYTHING

WE DO

The way we operate is oriented towards transparency of results, precise analysis of the economic and financial performance of the business, monitoring and management of risks and constant reporting of the investments made, aimed at pursuing growth and development that are truly sustainable.

STRATEGY AND SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODEL

SUSTAINABILITY
IN EVERY STEP
WE TAKE

Sustainability, as a factor in cultural development and competitive growth, permeates all aspects of our business. It helps us improve the quality of life for people and for the communities in which we operate, reduce our carbon footprint, meet the needs of customers and consumers, and develop strong relationships with employees and suppliers.

SOFIDEL AND THE ENVRIONMENT

YEAR 2020

100%
cellulose certified with forestry certification schemes

7.2 l/kg
of paper – water consumption

-24%
reduction in carbon intensity
(compared to 2009)

427 TJ
total production of energy from renewable sources

-19.6%
reduction in conventional plastic packaging
(compared to 2013)

88%
use of Euro 5 and Euro 6 trucks
to deliver the products
 

A PRODUCT THAT IS BORN “CLEAN” 

IMPROVING
HYGIENE
FOR A CLEANER
LIFE

Sofidel products express the strategy of a Group that makes innovation, attention to health and hygiene as well as personal well-being and protecting the environment the reference points of our value creation process.

THE ENVIRONMENT AND OUR COMMITMENT
TO A “CLEANER” WORLD

WE BELIEVE
IN 
ECO-FRIENDLY
TRANSFORMATION

Our production model is designed to foster the transition to an economy with a low-carbon impact and reduced consumption of natural capital. We are guided by a sustainable development project in line with the United Nations 2030 Agenda.

SOFIDEL AND PEOPLE

YEAR 2020

44,341
hours of training

102
consumer products with new paper packaging 

20,273
hours of training on health and safety

-6,300 t
reduction of plastics
(compared to 2013)

84%
“sustainable” and “excellent” suppliers in terms of sustainability

 

FAIRNESS AND RESPECT FOR PEOPLE 

CARING FOR PEOPLE IS ABOUT VISION
AND RESPONSIBILITY

Our way of doing business and the relationships we develop with our stakeholders are based on respect for the values of professionalism, substance, honesty, ethics and transparency. In our daily work we promote inclusion, sharing, participation and correct information. 

SOFIDEL AND THE MAIN EVENTS OF THE YEAR

FEBRUARY

Covid-19 Emergency    
Launch of the “Action plan against the spread of the Covid-19
coronavirus” within the Group’s offices and production plants.

MAY

In a year of great development for e-commerce, Sofidel strengthens its digital strategy.

Covid-19 Emergency    
New products to meet the increased demand for hygiene for people, homes and workplaces.

JULY

Science validates Sofidel’s goals for reducing climate-altering emissions.

Sofidel among the top 3 Italian companies for reputation.

SEPTEMBER

Sofidel’s commitment to more sustainable product packaging continues.

OCTOBER

United States: the new production plant in Inola, Oklahoma, is fully operational.

TV debut for Regina in the UK and new Regina Cartacamomilla campaign in Italy and Poland.

NOVEMBER

Sofidel joins the WWF Italy campaign “The world to come”.

Sofidel America is awarded the FSC® Leadership Award 2020.

Sofidel among the top 10 non-listed Italian companies for its digital ecosystem.