Some facts & figures
ISO 14001 certified
We take our environmental responsibilities seriously and are proud to have achieved the ISO 14001 certification.
We ensure that slavery and child labour do not occur in any part of our supply chain.
Trees for All
Together with Trees for All, we plant trees to offset our products’ CO2-eq emissions in the use phase.
Sustainable Development Goals
CTOUCH is guided by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We have adopted four SDGs where we believe we can make a real difference. These SDGs form the foundation of our sustainability mission and our social activities.
Partnership with Trees for All
For every Heartbeat Fit and Heartbeat Safe activation, we plant trees together with Trees for All, to compensate our products’ CO2-eq emissions in the use phase. In 2022, the CTOUCH team planted trees in Eersel, close to our head office in the Netherlands. We also donated trees to help the restoration of parkland in Spain.
Collaboration & partnerships are key in achieving our goals
Together we achieve more! We regularly meet with our partners, share knowledge and work together on projects to make a positive impact on society and the environment.
Our guiding principles
We foster integrity, respect, and inclusivity. Our Code of Conduct guides us to create a workplace where everyone is respected and supported. We prioritize ethical practices, diversity, and professionalism. Together, we embrace these principles, ensuring a positive work culture at CTOUCH.
Fair international supply chain
We consider our suppliers as key partners in achieving our sustainable goals. To boost the sustainability and transparency of our international supply chain:
- We mapped all our important and impactful materials and their suppliers (Tier 2 and 3).
- We consulted the CSR Risk Check to identify potential CSR risks.
- Our key suppliers signed the Social Responsibility Employment Statement to ensure that slavery and child labour do no occur in any part of our supply chain.
ISO 14001 certified
We’ve achieved the ISO 14001 certification. ISO 14001 is the international standard for environmental management, which supports organisations in reducing their environmental impact and to effectively manage environmental challenges of the future.
CTOUCH Internal Footprint
The CO2 footprint per employee per year is 2,807 kg CO2eq, a reduction of 5% compared to 2019.
solar powered head office
Our head office is solar powered. Over 125,000 kWh of solar power was fed back into the grid in 2022.
Work & travel
We promote hybrid working, cycling to work, and have electric cars. When traveling abroad, we seek sustainable options.
Lighting & heat
LED lamps and heat pumps are used to provide light and heat in our beautiful headquarters in the innovative Strijp-T district in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Sustainable work tools
Our employees have sustainable work tools and work with Framework laptops, Fairphones and eco-friendly mouses.
Reduce & recycle waste
Paper, plastic and general waste is collected in separate bins. Our goal is to shrink general waste flows to the bare minimum.