With the satisfaction of our customers in mind, we design, produce and deliver hygiene products of exceptional quality. Our products are manufactured in compliance with the law in force, meeting the requirements of quality, safety and functional properties.
In our actions, we promote and support the principles of safe work and respect for the natural environment; in relation to this, we act in compliance with the rules contained in the Integrated Quality, Environment, OHS and Product Safety Management System Policy.
Velvet CARE has implemented, maintains and continues to improve:
The company has also been granted the status of Authorised Economic Operator (AEO).
The IFS Household and Personal Care Standard is one of the International Featured Standards (IFS). This standard concerns the safety and quality of household and personal hygiene products and their production process.
Compliance with the requirements of the standard guarantees:
BRC Global Standard – Consumer Products was developed by the British Retail Consortium (BRC). The standard places particular emphasis on safety, quality, product legality and compliance with legal requirements for household and personal hygiene products. Similarly to IFS, HPC was developed to enable cooperation between international retail chains.
Compliance with the requirements of the BRC CP standard guarantees:
ISO 9001:2015 is a European standard outlining quality management systems in organisations.
Compliance with the requirements of this standard guarantees:
By meeting the specifications of this standard, the company is able to continuously and safely improve the quality of its operations in a dynamic and complex environment.
ISO 14001:2015 is a European standard which specifies the requirements for an environmental management system in an organisation. This standard helps to determine the environmental impact of the company’s operations and enables it to plan and adjust its activities to reduce its detrimental environmental impact.
Compliance with the requirements of this standard ensures:
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) is an international non-profit, multi-stakeholder organisation established in 1993 in Canada that promotes responsible management of the world’s forests via a certification system for forests and wood products, taking social, cultural, ecological and economic aspects into account.
PEFC (Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification) is a leading global alliance of national forest certification systems which, as an international non-profit, non-governmental organisation has been promoting sustainable forest management via a certification system for forest and wood products since 1999.
Holding the product origin certificates makes our company liable for ordering and using materials deriving exclusively from certified and controlled forests, only from certified suppliers along with observance of strict recommendations in the course of production processes so that the final product fulfils the requirements of relevant standards and can be labelled with a proper logo.
Velvet CARE guarantees that:
By purchasing our products, you actively support sustainable forest management, contribute to the protection of trees and bio-diversity and have certainty that they were manufactured in respect for human rights.
The EU Ecolabel confirms the conformity with ecological criteria relating to:
This means that products issued with the EU Ecolabel have a limited environmental impact throughout their entire life cycle (so-called LCA).
Workplace Health and Safety
ISO 45001:2018 is the first international harmonised standard pertaining to the Occupational Health and Safety Management System. It replaces other previously applicable standards determining the requirements for the OHS systems in companies. It ensures compatibility with the new issues of standards pertaining to the quality management (ISO 9001:2015) and environmental management (ISO 14001:2015).
Meeting the requirements of the standard:
The ISO 50001:2018 Energy Management System is an international standard designating acknowledged and best practices in energy management; it also offers proof for our care for the environment in line with the assumptions of the Eco Agenda 2025.
Meeting the requirements of the standard guarantees:
The AEO status is an authorisation issued by the customs administration of a Member State of the European Union, which confirms that the company meets special legal requirements relating to, among others:
The benefits of having an AEO status include the ability to take advantage of simplifications in the handling of imports and exports and being able to confirm the company’s credibility and good economic situation.
Velvet CARE’s commitment to society, the environment and sustainable development is confirmed by the Gold Medal received in the EcoVadis rating for 2023.
This achievement means that Velvet CARE is among the top 5% of organizations globally that were subject to this evaluation this year.
The EcoVadis assessment covers 21 sustainability criteria in four main thematic areas: environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.
Mutual respect, observance of dignity and ethical standards are the foundations which underlie the operation of Velvet CARE. We observe human rights in business relations with our partners and we guard employee rights within the organisation. We have created the Human Rights Policy; the Code of Ethics, the Anti-Mobbing and Anti-Discrimination Policy applicable in Velvet CARE, along with other documents and processes guaranteeing safety and mutual respect, form its integral element. We act in a responsible and transparent manner, requiring the same from our business partners.