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Development and Sustainability

Development and Sustainability
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ΕΛΒΕ Α.Ε.

Founded in 1971, ELVE is a European group based in Kavala, Greece, specialized in the trade of uniforms, corporate clothing, accessories and PPE. Since 2015, ELVE has been investing in Renewable Energy Sources, accumulating a total of 5.3MW of solar power in numerous locations across Greece. ELVE S.A. is listed on the Athens Stock Exchange (ELBE: ATH)".

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Objective Action

The objective for ELVE SA is to create a chain of sustainable practices and coordinated actions that will smoothly affect the entire supply network.

 

Target Audience

To our people, our customers, our partners and our society as a whole

 

Duration

The initiative is continuous and is constantly strengthened with innovative ideas


Description

At ELVE, we do not only actively invest in sustainable development activities., we also believe in the importance of a company’s social responsibility and long-term commitment.

Because quality is our priority, our materials are chosen with the outmost care, our products are free of any harmful substances (when applicable, OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100 certified) and our manufacturing partners hold numerous accreditations proving their social and eco-engagement.

While placing our employee’s safety and health at heart (OHSAS 18001:2007 / ELOT 1801:2208 certified), we ensure that everyone follows all of our eco-responsible guidelines such as the recycling of paper and fabric.

ELVE with its continuous investments in renewable energy sources and certified with ISO 9001 & ISO 14001: 2015, not only proves its social and ecological commitment through the certified quality systems and environmental management, but also through important & regular initiatives:

In recent years, ELVE has:

  • donated clothes to the refugee center in Kavala
  • donated medical masks and uniforms against the COVID pandemic to Greek institutions, hospitals, companies, and other local organizations
  • fully aligned with existing environmental legislation
  • donated fabrics to local theatrical productions
  • donated fabrics and other materials to dog shelters to make blankets and beds
  • prevented carbon dioxide emissions

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Impact on Society

From sustainable development strategy, apart from the feeling of pride that comes from our contribution to an idea much bigger than ourselves, we realize the advantages that accompany all the above actions.

Corporate responsibility and transparency are strengthened and as a result the trust of our customers, our employees, our shareholders and our society.

Sustainable development performance, combined with quality assurance and the expertise we have gained after many years of experience, give us the competitive advantage we need to evolve along an evolving society



Initiative Location

Based in Kavala, we hope that our actions related to sustainable development will affect all aspects of our network, whether our collaborations are in Greece or abroad.


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Working with Organization

In collaboration with the nanotechnology laboratories of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, ELVE helped in the application of flexible solar panels in SMART clothing


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Workers Participation

Our people, our partners and with their responsible orders, our customers participate as well.


Benefits for Οrganization

From sustainable development strategy, apart from the feeling of pride that comes from our contribution to an idea much bigger than ourselves, we realize the advantages that accompany all the above actions.

Corporate responsibility and transparency are strengthened and as a result the trust of our customers, our employees, our shareholders and our society.

Sustainable development performance, combined with quality assurance and the expertise we have gained after many years of experience, give us the competitive advantage we need to evolve along an evolving society




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