The Crédit Agricole Group's policy on paper
Consumption reporting is a legal requirement in France, and one that was strengthened by the addition of Article 225 to the French Commercial Code through the Grenelle Act on 1 January 2011. The Grenelle Act also steps up reporting requirements for companies.The Group is already subject to oversight relative to its contribution to the
In 2016 the Crédit Agricole S.A. Group adopted the "Grenelle Paper" policy on responsible paper aimed at:
- preventing the production of paper waste by consuming it in a reasonable manner both for internal use and client use;
- mainstreaming the use of responsible paper by making preferred use of certified paper to reduce the strain on forests;
- increasing the paper recycling rate by effectively organising waste collection.
To find out more on results of the « Grenelle paper policy »
Two bodies help us to communicate on this issue both internally and externally:EcoFolio: As a member of this body, Crédit Agricole S.A. commits to including the "Boucle Papiers" logo on the paper it uses and demonstrating its environmental commitment.The initiative serves to communicate on the issue with clients and to raise awareness on waste sorting.
Triman: The Crédit Agricole S.A. Group supports paper sorting and recycling and encourages the population to adopt environmentally-responsible behaviour for the products concerned, as expressed in the slogan "Remember to sort and recycle your paper!"
"The printing policy approved by all the entities will enable us to reduce our paper consumption. The rule now is to configure multi-function photocopiers by default to print on both sides of the paper via badge activation."Sylvie Le Mentec, purchaser for the Crédit Agricole S.A. Group (paper and photocopiers notably).