Today marks an important company milestone with the launch of the 2021 sustainability report. We met up with our Group Vice President, Svenn Poulsen, to hear his thoughts on our progress towards becoming both climate neutral by 2045, and the recognised sustainability leader in our industry.
Wellspect is in the process of converting its product documentation - the Technical files - to meet the new EU Regulation for Medical Devices. This regulation replaces the earlier directive, leaving no room for ambiguous interpretation.
Wellspect products are manufactured to the highest standards, and users and healthcare professionals are involved with the development of these products from the beginning. Feedback, clinical studies and consultation are crucial in creating these essential products for our users, and for an enduring quality of life.
We know that the production, transportation, and disposal of our products has an environmental impact and generates a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions, which contribute to climate change. By working actively to reduce our climate impact, while also making sure we adapt to the existing medical guidelines, we are prepared to take on the challenge of developing a future climate-neutral product.
For most of us, 2020 was a truly challenging year, for some of us more than others. We support people suffering from continence issues - our users are dependent upon our essential products, everyday. As well as dealing with the pandemic, they also have obstacles to navigate every day, year in, year out. For them, our products are vital for quality of life. Our goal is to make a real difference, every single day. With the help of our products, our users enjoy a more free, more independent life.