Sustainable Re-engineering

Environmental statement

At Checkpoint Systems, we recognise that businesses have an important role to play in conserving the planet’s precious natural resources and safeguarding the environment for future generations.

As such, we are committed to reducing our overall environmental impact. Checkpoint’s aim is to reduce our footprint by continuously investing in innovation, new technologies and process improvements in our factories and locations around the world. Our facilities are built to the latest standards and are audited and accredited with multiple ethical and environmental accreditations & standards including, SEDEX, Reach, OEKO-TEX, GRS and ISO 14001.

We are also committed to helping our customers meet their sustainability targets and collaborating to develop products that are more sustainable. Checkpoint offers a wide range of materials and technical expertise utilizing our global network of facilities to ensure production is close to needlepoint.

We annually assess and review our impact on the environment and will continue to evaluate and enhance our operations to reduce our environmental impact and meet the sustainability needs of our customers.

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)

Today’s environmentally conscious consumer is looking for products that help them to minimise their environmental impact. The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is recognised as the world’s leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres. It defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well.

Unlike some textile accreditations, GOTS requires a level of compliance on the packaging used on any products carrying their accreditation. They state that “Packaging material must not contain PVC, paper or cardboard used in packaging material, hang tags, swing tags etc. must be recycled or certified according to FSC® or PEFC.”

The following production locations* of Checkpoint’s global network and labeling solutions are FSC® certified. Look for our FSC® certified products; We can offer a complete range of recycled and certified boards to ensure that hang tags or other packaging items meet GOTS standards.

Country Product
Turkey
Hangtags, Price Tag, Packaging, Labels
Bangladesh
Hangtags, Packaging
Dongguan
Paper, Paperboard and Printed Paper Products
India
Hangtags, Paper Products
Zhangjiagang
Hangtags, Labels, Price tag
Netherlands
Labels
Vietnam
Paper, Paperboard and Printed Paper/ Paperboard Products

*Checkpoint is certified with the license numbers (validity of the certificate shall be verified at https://info.fsc.org): Checkpoint Checknet Etiket LTD. STI (FSC-C020702), Checkpoint Systems Bangladesh Ltd. (FSC-C023184), Checkpoint Apparel Labelling Solutions (Dongguan) CO. LTD. (FSC-C100470), Checkpoint Apparel Labeling Solutions India Private Limited (FSC-C106914), Checkpoint Systems (ZJG) CO. LTD. (FSC-C110943), Checkpoint Apparel Labeling B.V. (FSC-C161476), Checkpoint Vietnam Co. Ltd. (FSC-C149561).

The Planit Process

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Our Creative Teams have been working to re-engineer new or current packaging based on sheet optimisation, design rationalisation, overall look and design and customer feedback. They investigate alternative materials, print effects and finishes all to make the products more sustainable.

Planit in action

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