Since 2008, we have been working more intensively on the topic of sustainability in packaging. Although there were many approaches, they were largely unknown to our customers. This was the reason for us to shed more light on these diverse possibilities and to motivate our customers to implement new ideas.
In 2009, we had our services as an agency made climate-neutral and certified for the first time. The associated data analysis showed us above all where we could pull the lever. Business traveling and heating and electricity were the main factors in our footprint. Since then, we have halved our CO2 value by 2014 through various measures. With significantly increasing sales and more active customers. For the compensation, we support the reforestation of the rainforest in Uganda at the request of our team. But even independently of these compensation measures, we support one or two selected projects each year. Most recently, the 'plant for planet' project, which is involved in planting trees worldwide and has already planted several million trees.
We maintain a fair and sustainable approach with customers and suppliers. And we provide our employees with a continuously increasing net income and support their health. Regulated working hours, time off in compensation for overtime, fresh fruit at the workplace, ergonomic furniture and noise reduction in the offices provide a healthy basis for daily work. In addition, we also pay for employer-funded supplementary company health insurance for all employees to provide them with preventive benefits at private patient level and therefore a healthy advantage. This also includes supplementary or replacement dental benefits. The offer from uniVersa Versicherung, with an unrestricted catalog of measures at low monthly costs, fully convinced us. If you have any questions about uniVersa's bKV (company health insurance), they will be happy to help you on the toll-free number 0 8000 8000 87.
Economically, of course, these measures are paying off: lower expenses, high attractiveness as an employer also for applicants and a very committed, growing team have contributed to the success of the first ten years of PACOON and this is continuing in the first half of 2023. This success in turn secures long-term income for everyone. For this we thank our loyal and numerous customers, suppliers and of course the whole team.
Therefore, we are also planning a new edition of the successful SOLPACK sustainability conference for 2023, which we organized for the first time in Munich in 2012, to give all interested parties an update on the trends. In addition, we are happy to continue offering our help to interested parties in their search for new packaging solutions or alternative packaging materials and concepts.
Be actively involved instead of just being in the middle! We look forward to hearing from you.