Good health and well-being

Good Health and Wellbeing

Sofidel has always promoted a culture of health, from our production facilities to the health and hygiene properties of our finished products, up until their distribution.

Sofidel is committed to increasing the occupational safety of our employees: from protecting and promoting their health and physical and mental health to caring for their well-being. This is why Sofidel joined World Health Promotion, the World Health Organisation’s programme for the promotion of healthy lifestyles.

Sofidel believes that a real and lasting improvement in the well-being of workers can be achieved through the improvement of the environment and working arrangements; the promotion of active participation; the encouragement of personal development and the adoption of healthier lifestyles.

In 2016, the “Sofidel People” project was launched for the company’s staff. It is a project which is about both listening and the effective rooting of three important projects, with the main objective of making employees live and work together better: a project for simplification, communication and organisation.

Sofidel’s approach to human resource management focuses on developing people and their integration into the company’s organisational culture and is firmly based on the principles of the Code of Ethics.

Being aware of the dramatic importance of the problem of road safety, Sofidel recently felt duty bound to make a commitment on this front too, given the large number of vehicles that transport our products on Europe’s roads every year (35,000 trucks in Italy; around 185,000 in Europe). This has led to the Alcohol-Free Truck, a unique and innovative project in the tissue sector that promotes a policy to protect and safeguard road safety and safety in the workplace linked to the abuse of alcohol.

To foster the promotion and culture of well-being as well as group culture, Sofidel has created the “Sofidel Running Team“, the group that brings together all running enthusiasts, both experienced and beginners, from the Sofidel staff around the world.

The participants contribute to the achievement of a common goal: to cover together an imaginary lap of the world around the equator.
All for a good cause: to support WaterAid with a form of collective fundraising.

Our project for good health and well-being

The joy of running.

Why do we run? A question that is not always easy to answer. Certainly to stay healthy, but if we consider the impressive growth in the…

Sofidel for 2018 World Hand Hygiene Day

According to a research study carried out at hospitals in 3 countries, there are three times fewer bacteria in bathrooms with paper towels rather than hand…

Sofidel on TV during the Telethon Marathon 2017

Sofidel, through its Nicky products, is renewing once again its partnership with Telethon, supporting research on rare genetic diseases and it will be on TV at…

Sofidel for road safety: the “Alcohol Free Truck” project gets underway

From today, drivers of vehicles entering Sofidel sites can have their alcohol level tested. The initiative, which will run in compliance with privacy regulations, has been…

Read more about all the others Goals for the Sustainable Development

Sofidel’s sustainable growth strategy is completely in line with “building an inclusive, sustainable and resilient future for people and planet”, the aim of the United Nations (UN) through the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, set to be achieved in 2030, the plan of action for people, the planet and prosperity agreed in September 2015 by the governments of the 193 member countries. Read more

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