ENVIROMENTAL FOOTPRINT

Being a company distinguished as far as our business spirit, our adaptability and commitment to our customers` and partners` demands are concerned, in Besios Wood we believe in innovative and open thinking by introducing new products and by integrating pioneering ideas within every function of our enterprise. . In an attempt to form a modern and creative company culture, we remain committed to finding and putting into practice sustainable solutions in the best interest of the planet and the globally emerging «green economy».

As Besios Wood heavily focuses on environmental issues, it has the potential to recognize certain aspects of them that may become affected by its operation as an industry. Our company`s environmental consciousness is inextricably linked to our dedication to offering products and services of high standard in order to satisfy our customers. . Apart from the absolute compliance with all international and regional laws and regulations concerning the protection of the environment, the objectives of Besios Wood are:

– to constantly invest in new technologies and apply environmentally-friendly methods.

– to minimize whatever negative effects may emerge due to the functioning of the equipment in use, by ensuring its proper and early maintenance.

– to encourage the members of the personnel to adopt environmentally-friendly practices and develop their environmental consciousness through their receiving updated information on such matters.

– to constantly collect information regarding environmental issues and to accept and support new practices concerning them.

Some instances of putting into practice our environmental policy are among others:

Energy Saving

Implementation of a relevant energy study in the year 2014 within our facilities of the Distribution Center in Trikala involving a power photovoltaic unit of 100KW as well as success to reducing energy consumption by the modernization of our lighting system.

Human Resource

As for the Human Resource management, Besios Wood has been training its staff to adopt the optimal practices so that a minimum of disturbance to the environmental balance is achieved.

Paper Management – paper recycling

Double sided printers (leading to the reduction of the amount of paper) and 100% recycled paper are used in the headquarters of our Group company. Also, all the excess paper is sent to recycling. In addition, the remaining paper is being sent to be recycled.

AFIS S.A. – Battery Recycling

Our Group company in collaboration with the non-profit organization “Afis” has been implementing a battery recycling project. Used batteries are to be dropped in dedicated special bins which have been installed all around our plant and which are suitable for all types of batteries up to 1500 grams, whether these are primary (disposable) or secondary (rechargeable), regardless of the device type which they are associated with (mobile phones, video cameras, PCs etc.)

Recycling Empty Ink and Toner Cartridges

Besides energy and raw material saving, our company, by following such procedures, is capable of combining environmental protection with social offer.

As Besios Wood heavily focuses on environmental issues, it has the potential to recognize certain aspects of them that may become affected by its operation as an industry. Our company`s environmental consciousness is inextricably linked to our dedication to offering products and services of high standard in order to satisfy our customers. Apart from the absolute compliance with all international and regional laws and regulations concerning the protection of the environment, the objectives of Besios Wood are:

– to constantly invest in new technologies and apply environmentally-friendly methods.

– to minimize whatever negative effects may emerge due to the functioning of the equipment in use, by ensuring its proper and early maintenance.

– to encourage the members of the personnel to adopt environmentally-friendly practices and develop their environmental consciousness through their receiving updated information on such matters.

– to constantly collect information regarding environmental issues and to accept and support new practices concerning them.

Some instances of putting into practice our environmental policy are among others:

Implementation of a relevant energy study in the year 2014 within our facilities of the Distribution Center in Trikala involving a power photovoltaic unit of 100KW as well as success to reducing energy consumption by the modernization of our lighting system.