Sustainability at Doers USA
Doers USA is a global leader in needle-punched non-woven technology fabrics and surfaces. Our company has a rich history, having built the first needle punch production line in 1986. Along with its growth over decades, we have expanded its areas from waste recycling to chemical fiber production, from automotive interiors & industrial fabrics production to home décor & flooring materials. With a commitment to sustainability, Doers USA has established Product as a Service, Product Life Extension, and Design for Circularity into our business philosophy.
Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Certified
We are proud to announce that DOERS is now Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Certified. Our fiber is made from 100% recycled material. This certificate ensures that our recycled product is maintained from the recycler to the final product.
We at DOERS recycle and reuse both pre-consumer and post-consumer waste at our in house recycling plant. This enables us to minimize landfill caused by harmful plastic waste and thereby contribute to preserving the environment. Every step counts towards protecting our planet!
The Path towards Sustainability
By 2030, Doers USA is committed to adopting a proactive approach toward risk management within our operations. Our strategy hinges on harnessing the power of technology through regular updates and fostering a culture of innovation across all facets of our business. By staying at the forefront of technological advancements, we aim to identify and mitigate potential risks before they escalate. Additionally, diversification will play a pivotal role in spreading risk across various sectors, ensuring our resilience even in turbulent times. Through these concerted efforts, we are poised to navigate the challenges of the future with confidence and agility, safeguarding our operations and enabling sustainable growth.
At Doers USA, we are fully committed to integrating climate change considerations into our operations by 2030. Our objective aligns closely with international frameworks aimed at limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C. We recognize the urgency of addressing climate change and will work diligently to reduce our carbon footprint, increase energy efficiency, and transition to renewable energy sources. We will also promote sustainable practices throughout our supply chain and product lifecycle, while actively engaging with stakeholders to raise awareness and advocate for climate action. Through these concerted efforts, we aim to play our part in safeguarding our planet for future generations by helping to keep the 1.5°C target within reach.
By 2030, Doers USA is committed to making significant strides in reducing our water intensity as a critical step towards alleviating the global water scarcity crisis. We are actively implementing innovative technologies and sustainable practices to ensure the efficient use of water throughout our processes and product lifecycle. Our rigorous water management strategies extend to responsibly handling and treating wastewater, guaranteeing that it doesn't harm the environment. By doing so, we aim to play our part in safeguarding this precious resource, ultimately contributing to a future where fewer people suffer from water scarcity, and fostering a more sustainable and equitable world.
Doers USA is dedicated to achieving the ambitious goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, in alignment with the United Nations guidelines for addressing climate change. Our commitment to this objective is unwavering. To reach this milestone, we are implementing a multifaceted approach that prioritizes sustainability and environmental responsibility. This approach encompasses a comprehensive reduction in energy consumption, a significant shift towards cleaner and more sustainable fuel sources, and a robust integration of renewable energy solutions across our operations. By adopting these measures, we aim to create a brighter and more sustainable future not only for our customers and associates but also for our company and the communities we serve.
Download for Sustainability Report 2023 will be available from April 2024.
Source 100% renewable energy in our operations by 2040
ESG Sourcing Policy
Doers USA uses international standard ethical audits and applies the following audit parameters for its suppliers:
Universal rights covering UNGP
Management systems and code implementation
Freely chosen employment
Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining are respected
Working conditions are safe and hygienic
Child labor shall not be used
Living wages are paid
Working hours are not excessive
No discrimination is practiced
Regular employment is provided
No harsh or inhumane treatment is allowed
Entitlement to work and immigration
Aligning with the UN's SDGs
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