SHARING OUR CSR VISION WITH OUR STAKEHOLDERS
COMMITMENT N°1 - MANAGEMENT
Every company has a dutyto work towards sustainable development.
As a textile manufacturer, CEPOVETT is at the heart of major economic, social and environmental challenges. The group is committed to a sustainable development approach that allows it to adapt to changes in society, while ensuring the group’s performance and longevity. CEPOVETT places corporate social responsibility (CSR) at the heart of its overall performance by collaborating with its stakeholders to take action and test new ideas.
World-renowned chefs wear LAFONT
CEPOVETT promotes its French-style expertise by drawing on its Lafont brand's reputation.
The Group is ramping up its international development by establishing its own subsidiaries in Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Dubai. It will also secure partnerships with Gulf countries. In this way, CEPOVETT, already present across the globe through its international customers (Air France, Accor, Nespresso, etc.) that it delivers to in 180 countries, reduces its reliance on its historic market and extends its philosophy of sharing values and know-how to its partners worldwide. As a groundbreaking French flagship for sustainable workwear, CEPOVETT Group plays a key role in disseminating textile excellence, embodied by the iconic items of its various collections. In addition to its innovative premium class products, CEPOVETT provides its customers with advice, services and support for their business, tailored to the particular needs of each market.
Digital transformation is embraced as a project for the future in the Company. New, state-of-the-art IT tools will enhance customer relations and, at the same time, will make employees' work easier, as such enabling them to focus on high added value tasks and improve the business's overall performance.
"Today we are ready to collectively write a new page in the history of professional clothing with the Lafont brand. Our ambition is to take the workwear market to the next level, from the universally recognized premium segment to the CHR segment, where we intend to shake up the habits of the profession."
"Our organization is delighted to engage in dialogue with the world of SMEs. Also, the commitment of pioneering SMEs to CSR is a source of inspiration and sharing of best practices among peers in the territories."
"Professional excellence is central to COET-MOF's raison d'être. A long tradition that rewards the mastery of French know-how is totally reflected here through this partnership with LAFONT, whose vision of professional excellence and common values we share."
"Nowadays, all businesses, whether large, medium or small, are having to make changes to their activities in order to serve the public interest, which is ultimately in their own interest. The Global Compact France ambassador companies distinguish themselves by their ability to understand the environmental and social issues of our time, and to transform them into economic opportunities. They are also the spearheads of the Global Compact France in their territories, and contribute to building a more sustainable world."
"Since CSR has been an integral part of purchasing policies, relations between big groups and SMBs have begun to change from customer-supplier relationships into partnerships that allow for co-innovation with a positive environmental, social, and economic impact for the field. Let's raise the bar!"
“Large companies may outsource up to 80% of their business to other companies, particularly SMEs. For years, their relationships with suppliers were built largely on mistrust and a ‘zero sum’ mentality, driven solely by purchase prices. Nowadays, the role of CSR in influencing larger companies’ procurement decisions has gradually instilled trust in its relationships with SMEs, and not before time!”
OUR CSR ACTIONS
COMMITMENTS & PROJECTS
- 19 September 2023
- 2 May 2022
- 12 May 2021
A CSR POLICY
THAT SERVES OUR COMPANY'S OVERALL PERFORMANCE
For many years, CEPOVETT Group has placed sustainable development at the heart of its business strategy, operational processes and systems, underlining a commitment to socially and economically responsible occupational clothing.
CEPOVETT CSR policy 2020-25
CSR markers for CEPOVETT Safety / Lafont in the 2020 collections
CSR best practice
Promotion of CEPOVETT CSR best practices