Colart Impact Report for 2022- out now!
Colart is a Certified B Corporation,™
We have joined the B Corp,™ community and pledge to use business as a force for good.
Sustainability Targets & Workstreams
Our Sustainabilty Targets are achieved though three workstreams focused on driving sustainable actions. The workstreams are our focus on outcomes determined by our Sustainabilty Manifesto.
The three work streams are:
Our targets are:
ACCREDITATIONS AND AWARDS
Our historic British brand Winsor & Newton has held a Royal Warrant since 1841. A Royal Warrant of Appointment is a mark of recognition of those who have supplied goods or services to the Households of HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh or HRH The Prince of Wales for at least five years, and who have an ongoing trading arrangement. Warrant holders are required to demonstrate that they have an appropriate environmental and sustainability policy and action plan.
- Le Mans: ISO14001 Environmental Management & ISO9001 Quality Management systems
- Tianjin: ISO14001 Environmental Management & ISO9001 Quality Management systems
- Minehead: ISO27716 Cosmetics Goods Manufacturing Processes
- Lowestoft: ISO9001 Quality Management System
PARTNERS AND MEMBERSHIPS
We are currently partnering with Forum for the Future - an independent, international non-profit with a 20-year track record of driving sustainable development and a unique set of capabilities, relationships and experience. Together we are working to accelerate our shift to a sustainable future by transforming whole systems.
We are members of CEPE - the European Council of the Paint, Printing Ink and Artists' Colours Industry. CEPE started its sustainability work in 2010 and published a Sustainability Charter in September 2012. The charter describes the policy the Industry will follow in the coming years, encouraging CEPE members to look at the full Life Cycle of their products while keeping in mind the three pillars of sustainability: People, Planet and Profit.
In the USA we are members of The Art and Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI), an international association of about 200 art, craft and creative material manufacturers which seeks to promote safety in art and creative products through its certification program.
MODERN SLAVERY ACT
Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Colart has a zero-tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity and transparency in all business dealings and to putting effective systems and controls in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within the business or our
COLART PUBLISHES THE RESULTS OF THE GENDER EQUALITY INDEX - 28th February 2023
In application of the Avenir law of September 5, 2018, Colart in France is publishing results of its gender equality index.France obtains a satisfactory result of 94 points out of 100 for the year 2022.
Results by indicator:
- Pay gap indicator: 39 points out of 40
- Increase rate deviation indicator: 20 points out of 20
- Promotion rate gap indicator: 15 points out of 15
- Maternity leave return indicator: 15 points out of 15
- High remuneration indicator: 5 points out of 10
Colart in France reaffirms its commitment to develop professional equality between women and men, to promote awareness of stereotypes, to fight against all forms of discrimination and to promote diversity and professional diversity.
This commitment is as a result in the signing of agreements on professional equality between women and men in 2012.