Sustainability strategy

Sustainability is a central part of our business strategy and now we are launching our new sustainability strategy with the aim of creating positive change that extends well beyond our own operations. With conscious choices, the kitchen can be as modern today as it is sustainable for the next generation. Through our long experience and high ambitions, we want to assume leadership in key future issues.
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Innovations for a sustainable lifestyle

The kitchen is a place where we spend a great deal of time, and where there is immense potential for thinking sustainably. As a leading kitchen supplier, we want to inspire and enable.

Overall goal: to design kitchen products that are conducive to a more sustainable life in the kitchen by promoting sustainable consumption through innovative solutions and partnerships that are supported by information that is relevant to the customer, while ensuring that our products are safe to use throughout their lifetime.

UN Global Compact principles: 1, 7, 8, 9.

Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals:
8.4 Improve resource efficiency in consumption and ¬≠production.
12.8 Promote universal understanding of sustainable lifestyles.

 
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Circular materials and flows

Wood is the main component of our products. Metal and plastic materials are other key materials categories. We want to offer kitchen products and solutions that will function in the more circular economy of the future.

Overall goal: to promote sustainable resource utilisation through circular business models, renewable and recycled materials, by maintaining biodiversity and reducing waste, and facilitating future recycling through clean material flows.

UN Global Compact principles: 2, 7, 8, 9.

Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals:
8.4 Improve resource efficiency in consumption and production.
12.5 Substantially reduce waste generation.
15.2 Promote implementation of sustainable forestry. 
17.7 Encourage effective partnerships.

 

   

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Reduced climate impact

Manufacturing transportation and extraction of raw materials contribute to climate impact and we want to strive to limit greenhouse gas emissions in our value chain. 

Overall goal: to use a scientific-based approach to reduce the climate impact of our own operations and in our value chain in line with the Paris Agreement, while working to enhance energy efficiency.

UN Global Compact principles: 7, 8, 9.

Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals:

13.1 Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related disasters. 
13.3 Build knowledge and capacity to meet climate change.

 
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Promoting a sustainable culture

In order to strenghten sustainability topics throughout the value chain, tools and support are required for integration, as well as continuous skills development.

Overall goal: to deepen the expertise on sustainability issues in our operations so that each and every person, based on their function, can become a stronger contributor to our shared goals; to be active in the supply chain to contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

UN Global Compact's principles: 1-10.

Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals:

8.8 Protect labour rights and promote safe working environments for all.
12.8 Promote universal understanding of sustainable lifestyles.
12.12 Achieve sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources.
16.5 Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms.
17.16 Revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development.