About

GC Rieber VivoMega

GC Rieber VivoMega is a leading producer of marine derived high Omega3 concentrates.

Located in Kristiansund on the north west coast of Norway, we strive to deliver the best quality bulk concentrates to customers worldwide. By focusing on international markets the success is made by people who possess outstanding competence and knowledge about what they’re doing.

Continuous focus on product quality is what drives us to succeed. At production plant, we only utilize state-of-the-art production equipment. This enables us to produce some of the most potent, stable and pure omega-3 concentrates in the supplements market.

Our oils consistently exceed international benchmark standards, such as the GOED monograph and IFOS 5-star. Our VivoMega portfolio of oils offers a wide range of the omega-3s EPA and DHA ratios that are available in both ethyl ester (EE) and triglyceride (TG) form, with a total omega-3 content ranging from 70 – 90%.

Values

Creativity

We enjoy the challenge of finding new ways of doing things, and we dare to question established “truths”.

Diligence

We are constantly looking for new opportunities and work tirelessly to transform those opportunities into tangible results.

Responsibility

We go about our business with a strong sense of responsibility towards our customers, society, the environment and each other.

As a family company GC Rieber is driven by a desire for economic, human and social development. The balance between financial strength, a robust corporate culture and respect for our environment is at the heart of who we are.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The company shall treat natural resources with respect, never to be squandered. These resources are to be passed on to future generations in at least as good shape as they were in when we took over.

– The GC Rieber business principles

At GC Rieber, we believe our social responsibility is to maintain a sustainable environment within our entire business operation. We feel that this is important to the long-term success of the Omega-3 industry as a whole. By focusing on improvements within the business and actively using internal expertise to drive economic, environmental and social change, we believe that the Omega-3 industry can better support international sustainability programs.

Our corporate social responsibility initiatives are an integral part of our organization’s guiding principles and they are reflected in our business goals. At GC Rieber, each business area identifies sustainability goals and aligns them with our stakeholders’ expectations. These goals are turned into action plans which are implemented both internally and externally, with a focus on continuous improvement. To ensure alignment with our partner relationships, we have developed a specific policy within our Code of Conduct for responsible supplier management.

GC Rieber Foundation

The GC Rieber family recognized early on that they had a responsibility to give back to the broader community. As a result, the first charitable fund was established in 1929. Our vision today is to support people with extra needs through their lives from children to elderly persons.

The GC Rieber Foundation manages philanthropic and charitable contributions to benevolent and social initiatives across a wide array of cultural and scientific projects. For instance the foundation is contribution on a study of high doses of Omega-3, that may reduce inflammations for patients with arthritis together with Haukeland University Hospital,

Contact us for more information about the GC Rieber Foundation and our Corporate Social Responsibility.

UN Global Compact

In 2010 GC Rieber joined the UN Global Compact initiative. This is currently the world’s largest initiative for corporate social responsibility and includes more than 8,000 businesses from 145 different countries around the world.

The UN Global Compact has established universal guidelines that encourage and demonstrate how businesses should take into account the following principles:

  • Labour rights
  • Human rights
  • Protection of the environment
  • Anti-corruption

For more information on UNGC visit UN Global Compact.

The Ocean – our most valuable resource

We belive that natural resources should be passed on to future generations in at least as good shape as they were when we took over.

— The GC Rieber business pinciples

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