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We are committed to sustain…

According to UN; Sustainability is a simple concept. In 1987, the UN Brundtland Commission defined sustainable development as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

All our Corporate Sustainability work supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainable Developments

SDGs 3, 8, 17 Achievements beyond legal requirements together with the international certifications. 

SDGs 5, 10, 17 Collaboration with UN Agencies, Government, NGOs, Universities/Academics, and professionals to conduct capacity building projects/programs. Supporting and using converged industry initiatives/tools such as BSCI, BVE3, SLCP, HIGG INDEX, and ZDHC to assess health & safety, environmental and chemical performances at the facilities, and aiming to minimize duplication effort.

SDGs 6, 13 Providing standards beyond legal requirements on wastewater and drinking water. Collection and reuse of rainwater. Providing clean water sanitation by establishing a Biological Treatment Facility.

SDGs 8, 12 Regular facility assessments based on local legislations and universal standards. 

SDGs 9 Increasing percentage of digitalization and lean manufacturing systems within operations. 

SGSs 9, 12, 13 Circularity; 10% of 2020 processed textile fiber waste turned into the punching bags. Using waste heat from work equipment to warm inside of the factory. Besides local legislation waste management on recycling, reuse, reduction inline according to ISO 14001.

SDGs 12 Providing sustainable materials/products since 2015 via certifications. 

SDGs 13 Carbon Footprint measurements and reporting since 2018 according to ISO 14064-1. 

SDGs 7, 13, 17 As of January 2021; I-REC certified clean and renewable energy was used in all VASI facilities, and renewable energy was used by installing a Solar Energy System in Yozgat Dönsa.



SDGs 5 VASI became a signatory of the UN Global Compact Women Empowerment Principles (WEPs) as of 2019.


Capacity Building

Higg Facility Environmental Module (FEM)

SDGs 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17 VASI Group Companies are conducting and completing the Higg Index FEM tool once a year and hosting verification. Based on the verification, the Istanbul factory has achieved 77% and the Yozgat factory has achieved 76% as verified score. 

Carbon Footprint Assessments

Corporate Sustainability Bulletin