Scope of the report

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print This 2019 edition is the sixth biannual sectoral sustainable development report of the Belgian chemical, life sciences and plastics industry. It analyses the activities of the chemical, plastics and life sciences industry in Belgium and illustrates how companies within the […]

Materiality matrix

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print For the first time, essenscia is publishing a materiality matrix in its sectoral sustainability report. In 2017, a materiality analysis was done and used for the elaboration of the report. However, it was not published as such in the report […]

About the indicators

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print To ensure transparency and objectivity, the report is based on officially available data and shows the evolving landscape up to 2017 or 2018, depending on the latest available data. Where no data was available, information from essenscia experts or from […]

GRI compliance and audit

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print GRI compliance and limited assurance statement by Deloitte To enhance our credibility, we chose Deloitte to audit (based on ISAE 3000) our report according to the GRI Standards. A limited review was performed on a selection of 19 highly material […]

Preface of the Managing Director

Preface of the managing director Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print The strive for sustainability is at the heart of the chemical and life sciences industry Since 2009, essenscia has published a sustainable development report every other year. This 2019 edition not only captures a decade […]

Stakeholders involvement

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print Given the important role that the chemical, plastics and life sciences industry plays in society, essenscia attaches great importance to a constructive dialogue with stakeholders such as NGOs and public authorities. Consultation with all interested parties is therefore an essential […]

About essenscia and the sector

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print essenscia is the sectoral federation for the chemical, plastics and life sciences industry (pharmaceuticals and biotechnology) in Belgium. The sector is one of the most important branches of industry in Belgium, and a driving force of its economy. WELFARE With […]