Sustainability

Sustainability is a very important area for Nobia. We strive not only to reduce our negative impact on people and the environment but also to contribute to a more sustainable future. Here you can read about our sustainability commitment, and download sustainability reports and related key indicators.

Sunshine in the forest. Sustainability is a very important area for Nobia.

Stakeholder dialogue

Nobia has a regular dialogue on sustainability-related issues with its stakeholders in various forums. This dialogue is an important part of our work. Since 2015, we have been conducting systematic stakeholder dialogues with representatives of key stakeholder groups.

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Our focus

In our sustainability work, we prioritise sustainable choice of materials, product liability, responsible procurement, working conditions, health and safety, reduced climate impact and sustainable resource use, and also business ethics and anti-corruption.

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Contact

  • Amanda Jackson
  • Head of Group Sustainability
  • Email
  • +46 8 440 16 29
  • +46 761 354 001

Code of conduct

The principles that underlie Nobia's business are described in the Code of Conduct. The Code is based on international conventions and includes positions on matters relating to business ethics, human rights, working conditions and the environment.

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Health and safety

The safety of our employees is our top priority. Nobia pursues a 'zero vision' with regard to accidents in the workplace and work-related injuries. Preventive
measures are taken to minimise the risk of accidents, injuries and absence
through sickness.

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Wood - raw material

Our kitchens are mainly made of wood-based materials in the form of particle board and MDF. Wood has many positive environmental properties because it is a renewable raw material which forms part of the natural cycle. When forests
grow, carbon dioxide is captured. Wood-based products in turn store carbon
dioxide as they are used.

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Suppliers

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Nobia assessed 79 suppliers with regard to their working environment, human rights and environmental work in 2016. In all, Nobia has some 715 suppliers in its supply chain.

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People

Nobia has most employees in the UK, followed by Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Austria and Norway.

  • Employees in the UK
  • Employees in the Nordics
  • Employees in Central Europe
  • Employees in the Parent Company
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Climate and emissions

Nobia strives to reduce the carbone dioxide emissions. The Group's emissions of carbon dioxide per produced cabinet amounted to 6.3 kg during 2016.

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