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Environment CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR at Gigasense

Gigasense has integrated social, environmental, ethical, consumer, and human rights concerns into our business strategy and operations. Gigasense follows the laws and regulations which affect us. Through repeated dialogue with our different stakeholders, together with analysis of strengths and weaknesses, Gigasense compiles a basis for the most important essentials. This is an ongoing work with continuous follow up that involves all employees at Gigasense.

What we do today

  • Close to 100% of our freights are climate compensated.
  • We promote diversity and gender equality together with good working conditions for our employees.
  • Replaced hazardous chemicals with safer, environmental friendly alternatives. Sorting and recycling of electronic, metal and chemical waste.
  • Paper recycling.
  • We monitor our electronic components for detection and replacement for any known trace of conflict minerals.
  • We purchase mainly from Swedish and European suppliers with good working conditions.
  • At the construction stage of a new product, we take into consideration to make products without conflict material content and to choose the most environment friendly material, components and production procedures.

Short-term goals

  • Replacing plastic packaging material for more sustainable alternatives.
  • Recycle cardboard boxes from supplier shipments by reusing them as packaging material.
  • Sorting and recycling of most of the daily waste, such as plastic and cardboard.
  • Present carbon footprints from freight on quotations and order confirmations.

Medium-term goals

Connect our quality management system (ISO 9001) to ISO 14001 – Environmental management system.

Long-term goals

  • Life cycle analysis (LCA) on our products to evaluate their environmental impact.
  • Offer alternatives for our customers to be able to recycle our products when worn out.

Gigasense and the UN’s Global Goals

Goal 9: Sustainable industry
Building resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization and fostering innovation

What Gigasense does:

Gigasense products are built for long durability and thus contribute to maximized use, which leads to reduced waste. We are also constantly working to develop and improve our products.

Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production:

Ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns

What Gigasense does:

  • Our product manufacturing produces small amounts of waste.
  • We mainly source our raw materials from Swedish and European companies, which reduces the environmental impact and ensures that those we buy from have good working conditions.
  • We reuse packaging.
  • We sort our residual products and waste.
  • Our freight is climate compensated.

Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment with decent work for all.

What Gigasense does:

  • Has good employment conditions
  • Places demands on suppliers
  • Ethical production