Ingenico (Euronext : FR0000125346 - ING), the leading worldwide provider of payment solutions, today announces that it has achieved ISO 14001 certification for all its corporate activities.
Awarded by an authorised, independent company, this international certification shows Ingenico's determination to control the environmental impact of its activities and products and to pursue the deployment of its Management System. iso14001 certificationWith a concern for continuous improvement, Ingenico incorporated the environmental dimension into its Quality Management System in the first half of 2010, to achieve an Integrated Management System.
In this way, Ingenico adopted an environmental policy consistent with its position of world leader and with its corporate citizenship approach. The company has implemented a system with a robust structure to enable the implementation of its lines of progress and the improvement of its environmental performance levels.
Ingenico's main commitments are:
* Exemplary compliance with the environmental requirements in force
* Incorporation of the environmental dimension right from product design phase
* Implementation of a responsible procurement policy that includes environmental criteria
* Improvement of the environmental awareness of company staff
Ingenico approaches environmental management like a continuous improvement process which should help the company to analyse its practices and guide its efforts to reduce the impact of its products and activities on the environment. Achieving ISO14001 certification guarantees the performance of this approach.
At the same time, the Quality Management System deployed this year in the France Region was audited and awarded ISO 9001 certification. It now completes what had been implemented for corporate activities and confirms Ingenico's determination to extend its System to the whole company.
These two awards, achieved through a determined effort towards progress, also match the expectations of Ingenico's customers, prospective customers and investors.