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Our CSR approach

Smit & Zoon, a 7th generation family-owned company, always focuses on the next generations. Our CSR Policy  is the basis for our strategy and actions. We are proud to be one of the leaders in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and are pleased to share with you Smit & Zoon’s latest CSR report. It profiles our achievements in our three CSR focus areas: Footprint, Safety & Health and Catalysing. The report covers our environmental and social performance for 2020 and outlines our ambition to create a socially and environmentally sustainable leather supply chain by 2025.

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Introduction on the CSR report

Watch an explanation of the CSR Report by Egbert Dikkers, Global Director Sustainability Smit & Zoon:

The video is also available with subtitles in French, Italian, Portugese, Russian and Spanish.

Purpose of this CSR report

Smit & Zoon considers transparency in the leather value chain important to accelerate improvements. With this report, we show our commitment, current status, challenges and future plans with regard to Corporate Social Responsibility. This CSR report supports the communication to our stakeholders, including employees, suppliers, NGO’s, leather manufacturers and fashion brands.

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Quality & Compliance


Environmental Sustainability Explained in two webinars
September 13, 2021
Royal Smit & Zoon receives EcoVadis GOLD CSR Rating
September 10, 2021
Smit & Zoon goes to White Milano
August 31, 2021
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Hans` perspective: Fundamental changes on the horizon for GDA
August 30, 2021
Regulations on Bisphenols
June 7, 2021
Bisphenols and the relation to leather
June 4, 2021
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