Selenis takes complete responsibility for the social impact of our activities. We are committed to enhancing life in a material way by doing good for people, society and the planet.
When we say we are committed to social responsibility, we mean that education, environment, empowerment and economic development are the basis of our strategic decisions.
Our ultimate goal is to improve the health and well-being of every community we touch. At Selenis, doing the right thing, is promoting sustainability as a whole. We choose strategic partners that by aligning our forces and ideas we have more power to move forward on a journey towards social responsibility.
At Selenis our purpose is clear; our commitment is firm; our resolve is unwavering.
Our environmental policy includes the following principle:
“Reduce the production of waste by increasing and promoting recycling and recovering material whenever possible”.
Under this statement, we are committed to reduce waste and foster PET recycling not only at our industrial sites, but in all communities where we operate. At Evertis we pledge to invest in solid programs and policies that involve the whole community.
Our main goal is to encourage our local communities to care for the environment by collecting, separating and recycling PET. By sensitizing our communities on the benefits gained from recovering materials that would otherwise end up in landfills, we motivate them to join us in this common goal, as they better understand the associated benefits to society.
Create incentives that promote the collection and recycling of PET among the community
Investments in community recycling programs and curbside recycling infrastructure
Partnerships with local recyclers to promote PET tray recycling
Support technical assistance to recycling infrastructure
Environmental education at schools in nearby communities
Promote the collection of PET plastic and other waste in schools
Encourage the reduction of the use of non-recyclable materials
Expand our reach to more remote communities
Collaborate with other organizations focused on caring for the wellbeing of society
Reduce the use of non-recyclable waste and maximize the recycling of PET and other recyclable waste to 100% in areas where we are active
Support the needs of local people and institutions such as schools, clinics and churches that promote recycling
April 2020 - Costa de Jalico, Mexico
Our parent company, IMG Group, has a partnership with the Sol Pacífico Foundation, with whom we have partnered in several initiatives linked to education. In this case in particular, we foster eco-brick construction as a sustainable project.
At Selenis we have a mission of a better future for our children by helping them learn quality and innovative information at the greatest rate possible. We work with educators, policy makers and our local communities to identify partnerships through which we can identify solutions to unlock student’s capabilities and expand activities that are succeeding for students.
Grants to local schools impacting technology, activities and schooling
Partner with local universities to develop our projects and involve local students in our innovations
Participate in university programs that foster a circular economy
Sponsor local school sports teams
August 2019 - Costa Jalico, Mexico
Through our partnership with the Sol Pacífico Foundation we donated funds supporting a program focused on vocational training.
October 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal
Our parent company, IMG Group, participated with a stand at the Raw Materials University Day, hosted by the Material Science Department at FCT NOVA, (Faculty of Sciences and Technology of New University of Lisbon), Portugal, with the objective of providing insight on our raw materials and their connection to a circular economy.
At Selenis we care for the happiness, prosperity and safety of the societies with whom we interact. We identify problems that interfere with their well-being and provide solutions to jointly overcome them. At Selenis we believe in giving back to our communities.
March & April 2020 Global Iniciative
The world has never faced a crisis like this one before, as the pandemic impacts communities globally, at the IMG Group, our parent company, strives to do its part in supporting everyone’s efforts to prevent, detect and respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Setember 2019 - Portalegre, Portugal
The IMG Group donated funds to replace the extension ladder of the Portalegre’s fire truck used when fires breakout in multistory buildings.
Our efforts go further than caring for our communities. We strive to provide as much as possible the essentials for those in need. At Selenis we invest in a variety of urgent needs, detected through our social projects and activities:
The IMG Group, our parent company, has a partnership with the Sol Pacífico Foundation, based in Costa Jalisco, Mexico.
The main objectives of Sol Pacifico Foundation are:
EDUCATION - provide environmental education at local schools
COLLECTION AND RECYCLING - promote the collection of PET and other waste in preschools and primary schools and create incentives that foster waste collection and recycling among communities
REDUCING NON-RECYCLABLE MATERIALS - encourage the decrease in the use of non-recyclable materials
As a global group we involve employees from various cultural backgrounds and nationalities, prioritizing professional growth and rewarding performance. The more we understand our people, their needs and challenges, the better we can motivate and empower them. At Selenis we promote dialogue with our employees to create a positive and safe work environment.
December 2018 - Portalegre, Portugal
Team Building divided in two sessions, one just for Leaders and a second one for Leaders + Teams
December 2019 - Portalegre, Portugal
Selenis believes in the importance of teamwork and the creation of a unified group. An annual barbecue before Christmas is held to promote a friendly work environment and motivate employees and develop communication between them.
The IMG Group always looks back on our global impact and do our best in making the world a little bit better - that is why diversity and inclusion are key for us. Recruiting from a diverse group of candidates means a more creative, innovative, and qualified workforce. Variety is a reflection of the markets and society in which we operate.
March 2020 - Mexico
The IMG Group rejects any kind of manifestation of violence. That is why we joined #ADayWithoutWomen movement that was called for on March 9th, 2020.
At Selenis, we believe health is vital to our general well-being. We do everything possible so that our employees enjoy freedom from illnesses and promote physical and mental health through several initiatives. For us, social well-being and safety are synonymous with security.
Occupational health and safety standards are met diligently to guarantee our people’s well-being and security. Additionally, we believe in the importance of awareness and sensitize our employees, contractors and suppliers on certain behaviors than lead to dangerous consequences.
Rehabilitation - Portugal
In order to help our employees develop and foster their productivity and balance their wellness, at our industrial site in Portugal we have a physical therapy center with licensed therapists that provide services paid by our company as an extra benefit for our team.
March & April 2020 - Global Initiative
At the IMG Group we reinforce the important role that good occupational safety and health good practices play, as seen during the current sanitary crisis caused by the Covid-19 virus.
March & April 2020 - Portalegre, Portugal
Due to the unprecedent sanitary crisis caused by the Covid-19 virus, the IMG Group has donated 575 meals so far to all truck drivers who transport products from Evertis and Selenis industrial sites in Portugal.