Sustainability

In our manufacture, Bergen Plastics consume the greenest energy in Europe. As Norway’s hydroelectric power grid are a renewable energy source, our ecological footprint is diminished.

Bergen Plastics are an economically sustainable business. In this regard, we’re governed by environmental demands, social and interpersonal demands, as well as operational ethics requirements.

Business sustainability is often defined as managing the triple bottom line – a process by which we manage our financial, social, and environmental risks, obligations and opportunities. Sustainable businesses are resilient and create economic value, healthy ecosystems and strong communities.

Economic efficiency

In order to sustain a sound financial balance and prosper, Bergen Plastics need to maintain our market position. To achieve this, we invest considerable resources on innovation and research, as well as production assets like logistics, materials, manpower, machinery and equipment.
     

Social equity

Norwegian law create a strict framework to prevent any form of human rights violation. Norwegian employees benefit from the protection of austere labor laws - including HSE, salaries, work hours and protection against unjustified dismissal. In addition, Bergen Plastics offer occupational health services.  

  
Environmental accountability

In addition to green energy consumption, Bergen Plastics promote and offer biodegradable plastic products. Our production materials are recyclable, and are reused as plastic or in district heating. Factory waste is sorted according to renovation guidelines.

Employees, suppliers and customers constitutes a cycle that gives, creates and sustains. This cycle is the pillar of our business.

 

 
We always strive to decrease material use, while maintaining strength. A lighter product uses less material, contributing to a production that is friendly, both ecologically and economically
— Jan Atle Ellingsen, CEO