because every person counts
Corporate social responsibility is woven into the Houblonesse DNA.
Our products were created by Sowepo vzw, a social enterprise, in association with Vlaio and Vives academy.
Based on its mission, Sowepo strives to offer meaningful employment to people facing difficulties on the regular job market. This way, people are offered opportunities with which they can develop skills and find their way in society.
By giving people with disabilities a chance to integrate into the job market, we offer them the opportunity to be really proud of what they achieve: making tasteful, sustainable and high-quality products – some of which have been granted several prestigious awards.
Because of a strict internal quality control, our organization always succeeds in making high-quality finished consumer goods.
According to the principles of corporate social responsibility – people, planet, profit – we focus on our own in-house values: