“We are committed to making the Global Compact and its principles part of the strategy, culture and day-to-day operations of our company”.
Alexander Collot d’Escury, CEO of Desso
Circular Economy practices powered by Cradle to Cradle® principles
Since 2008 Desso has adopted Circular Economy practices powered by Cradle to Cradle® principles to make things that can be made again in an ever-moving non-toxic closed loop.
This encompasses using healthy materials to make its products, developing scalable take back and recycling systems, good stewardship of water resources, social fairness and using renewable energy for production.
Environmentally responsible carpet and sports pitches
These objectives meet Desso's vision to make the transition to the circular economy, away from the 'take, make and waste' linear model, and to produce the best environmentally responsible carpet and sports pitches products that contribute to people's health and wellbeing.
In support of open and transparent communications, also in line with the UN Global Compact, Desso publishes an annual Corporate Responsibility (CR) report, adhering to the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) standards. Desso's 2013 CR report gained a B+ level status, was verified by GRI and externally assured by Deloitte.
For more information, please visit: bit.ly/GRIreport.