Corporate Social Responsibility

Our approach

As a major player at the heart of technology, Mersen is a committed partner to the companies that drive the industry forward and shape a more sustainable society.

Aware that its social and environmental impact must be constantly measured, evaluated and analyzed in order to be better managed, the Group has established a cross-segment CSR policy for all its employees and adapted to all levels of the organization.

Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals

Mersen has identified policies and practices within its operations that make a direct or indirect contribution to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - Mersen

2022-2025 CSR Roadmap

The Group has plotted out a new roadmap defining its CSR priorities for the 2022-2025 period. It is based on an analysis of the main non-financial risks and opportunities using a materiality matrix.

Download Mersen's CSR Roadmap

Our commitments


Responsible partner


Environmental impact


Human capital


Ethics and Compliance

Magali Joëssel Representative of Bpifrance Investissement on Mersen’s Board of Directors

The CSR strategy is an integral part of the Group’s strategy. It is implemented under the responsibility of the Board of Directors. The Group’s Executive Committee supports the CSR strategy and oversees its implementation. To that end, it calls on several bodies.

Magali Joëssel
Representative of Bpifrance Investissement on Mersen’s Board of Directors

Mersen, Committed to Sustainability

Governance and implementation of the CSR policy

Organization chart to support Mersen's CSR strategy

We support the UN Global Compact

A signatory of the United Nations Global Compact since 2009, Mersen has undertaken to promote its ten universal principles related to human rights, labor, the environment and the fight against corruption.

In 2021 Mersen has reached the Global Compact Advanced level. Through the GC Advanced level, the Global Compact Office recognizes companies that strive to be top reporters and declare that they have adopted and report on a broad range of best practices in sustainability governance and management.

Respecting human rights and labor standards, protecting the environment, and combating corruption are core commitments for the Group.

UN Global Compact


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Review of the 2018-2021 CSR roadmap

The Group drew up its first CSR roadmap in 2018. It gave rise to five priority commitments broken down into medium-term targets; most of the commitments made in 2018 were met by the end of 2021.

Key Figures 2021



of sales linked to
sustainable development



waste recylcing rate



women engineers and managers



Severity Injury Rate


Drawing with a woman and CSR symbols to illustrate Mersen CSR roadmap
Mersen committed to sustainability - CSR Roadmap
image with electric vehicle, solar panels and wind turbines
2021 Universal Registration Document
photovoltaics panels cover image of mersen ISR presentation
SRI Presentation - Socially Responsible Investment
Mersen URD 2020
2020 Universal Registration Document
Conflict Minerals Reporting Template - Advanced Materials Group Segment