Social Commitment

We are based on a principle of conscious cosmetics.

The conscious cosmetics is a new way of acting for the cosmetic industry, being truly natural with effective and ingredients and formulations that take care of the environment. Committing ourselves to conserve nature, protect plant biodiversity and the planet’s genetic resources. We believe that nature is the most powerful source of health and beauty.

Consciousness is an attitude that characterizes Vytrus business strategy. The decisions and lines of action are coherent and integral with its values, and in all the areas where are developed. We use the natural resources of the nearby environment, understanding that global sustainability begins at the local and closest level.

Projects that vytrus support

Vytrus sterilizes masks in the fight against Covid-19

Vytrus Biotech has recently adapted its processes to collaborate altruistically in the sterilization of masks for Sant Quirze del Vallès City Council, a town in Barcelona.

The masks have been made by a network of village volunteers and Vytrus Biotech has helped sterilize them at its facilities in order to guarantee their use for all types of healthcare personnel and the general public.‘As a responsible company with our community, we have made an effort to contribute with our resources and facilities to help in the batlle against Covid-19 at local level’, says Albert Jané, CEO of Vytrus Biotech.

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The first batch of 730 masks has already been distributed by Sant Quirze del Vallès City council and the volunteers are already working on the manufacture of a second batch of masks that will be sterilized at Vytrus’s laboratory as soon as it is received.

“This action has been possible thanks to the effort of Vytrus’s collaborators, a team committed not only to the organization, but also to society in general. ‘I am very proud of our team in maintaining the company’s level of activity and making this extra effort to help in these extraordinary circumstances”, adds Albert Jané.

Since the proclamation of the state of alarm by the government, Vytrus Biotech has rapidly implemented several measures such as teleworking, adaptation of rotating shifts in all departments, and the development of a safety manual as an internal protocol to guarantee the ingredient standards, with the aim of fulfilling the commercial commitments acquired, trying to ensure the safety and health of its human team and all collaborators involved.

 

Reforestation of a burned area in Collserola – Social Forest

The Vytrus team collaborated in the Social Forest reforestation project, planting 100 trees of the Sorbus domestica species to help offset the CO₂ emission produced by a fire in an area of ​​5,700 m² in Collserola (Catalonia). Thanks to the dedication of the team, in 50 years 40 tons of CO₂ will be offset.

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This sustainable forestry activity was carried out in a Catalan forest in which the Vytrus team shared an environment of motivation and teamwork, reinforcing their social commitment.

Donation to the Sant Joan de Deu Hospital (Barcelona)

Solidarity is the protagonist of Christmas so we made the Vytrus donation, in consensus with the team, we voluntarily reduced the Christmas gift and together with their contribution, duplicated by Vytrus, we donated to the Sant Joan de Deu Hospital (Barcelona).

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In this way, we join his campaign to acquire a digital photography camera for a microscope to be able to present histological images in a shorter time to the specialists of each medical committee and thus give a quick response to alternative treatments of childs.

Contribution to the Food Bank of the city of Terrassa (Catalonia)

From Vytrus, we wanted to be solidary to face the difficult situation created by the pandemic, collaborating with the contribution of 1,600 yogurts to the EL REBOST Food Bank in Terrassa.

EL REBOST is a volunteer and networking entity formed by the Social Services of the Terrassa Council and la Cruz Roja that offer a food bank service, properly a warehouse / pantry, which is nourished by European funds, collections and donations from individuals and companies. Through a delivery program, it distributes food to the neediest people in the city. They do not accept money, only food that they collect or receive at their headquarters.

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A representation of the Vytrus team, in line with the social axis of our corporate social responsibility, participated in the action by donating this food, helping the most vulnerable families, and learning more about the mission of the entity.