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Loc Maria

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Information to the Group employees

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Issues Addressed

  • Principle 7 - Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges
  • Principle 8 - Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
  • Principle 9 - Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

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Partnership Project

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Case Description

LOC MARIA / GAILLARD companies, 2 SMCs specialized in biscuits and individual cakes bars manufacturing, with a 73,5 Million‚€ turnover, of which 20% for export, 400 employees, have joined GLOBAL COMPACT since 2003.

LOC MARIA has started to be involved in experiences corroborating the principles of the Global Compact.

Human Rights
Since 2004, the group Ethical Charter based on respect for the individuals, solidarity, equity, etc has been in progress.

Work Standards
Work Standards rules have been respected, relying on social communication, exchanges and transparency leading to progress.

We definitely subscribe to this principle.

For principles 7 and 8, LOC MARIA has committed itself to a consideration, process analysis and management training approach in view of sensitizing all of the Group's staff.

Ninth principle: promoting the development and distribution of Environment-friendly technologies.

LOC MARIA undertakes, for the 2005 / 2006 / 2007 years:
- to create an Environment Protection Department
- to reduce power consumption - water, gas, electricity, fuel - by 12% per kg of current finished products
- to implement various power recycling technologies (heat and water)
- to recycle up to 90% of our various waste products
- to reduce packaging consumption by 10% per kg of finished productsInformation to the Group’s employees:

- of our Global Compact membership, via the December 2003 issue of our "Loc Media" internal newsletter.
- provision of an environment protection guidelines
- organization of Group meetings to describe our approach and to invite all employees to participate in our actions, as their collaboration is central to the success of the different projects.
- to promote an economic and corporate development, while protecting environment
- to seek and encourage eco-technological and Research and Development choices
- to mobilize a third party expertise to help us to fulfill our objectives.


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