Corporate social responsibility
in our enterprise's DNA

Elep is a front runner in terms of socially responsible entrepreneurship – in all of its facets. You can count on our loyal employees. We highly value diversity and employ as many women as men. And we do everything we can to respect the environment.

Corporate social responsibility <br/> in our enterprise's DNA


Sustainability certification

Since 2007 Elep undergoes yearly audits by SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Our processes and business management comply with all market regulations and norms. Even more, they often surpass them. Amongst others, Elep is PEFC- and FSC-certified. 47 types of our envelopes have the European Ecolabel, controlled by the Federal Public Service of Health, Food chain safety and Environment.

Elep is also an early adopter of the SDG's and is aiming getting the UN Charter in 2020.

PEFC-certified

PEFC-certified

FSC-certified

FSC-certified

Ecolabel

Ecolabel

Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility



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A bird’s eye view on our environmental efforts

Would you like to know more about our efforts to minimize our ecological footprint? Find out more here.

Use of safe substances:

  • No volatile chemicals such as IPA (Isopropylalcohol)
  • Safe cleaning agents
  • Inks with allowed warning sentences and environmentally friendly alternatives where possible
     

Low energy consumption:

  • Energy-saving computer screens
  • Energy-saving lamps, high-yield light armatures and time switches
  • Consciousness about standby consumption
  • Green energy purchases
     

Environmentally friendly raw materials:

  • Ecolabel, PEFC, FSC
  • Recyclable and bio-degradable window foil
  • Water-based flexo-inks, vegetable offset printing inks
  • Water-soluble synthetic resin glues 
  • Packaging made out of recycled materials
     

Minimal waste volume

  • Limited use of wrapping film
  • Inventive packaging methods, lightbox, in collaboration with XIOS (Packaging University), with the support of the Flemish Agency IWT
  • Optimized production techniques and technical specifications of printed matter
  • Application of the cradle-to-cradle-principles
     

Lowest possible CO2 emissions:

  • Optimized logistics planning
  • Low-emission company cars
     


Discover our offer for all your applications to increase your impact with print.

Questions? Call +32 11 55 01 11 or send us an email.



Decades of experience

Thanks to over 55 years of experience ánd ultramodern machinery we can effortlessly meet your needs. 



Production in house

Elep produces over 3 million envelopes daily because of an unbeatable customer service, embracing digital technology.



Delivered in no time

As a registered user, you request quotes digitally, submit orders in no time, and consult your stock levels at any time of the day. We can deliver your finished product within 24 hours after your order!



Corporate social responsibility in our enterprise's DNA

Elep is a front runner in terms of socially responsible entrepreneurship – in all of its facets. You can count on our loyal employees. And we do everything we can to respect the environment.