Environmental policy

Kinnarps’ business must be characterised by an active commitment to the environment and by ongoing improvement. The goal of our environmental activities is long-term sustainable development. The business must aim to use the smallest possible amount of resources and have the smallest possible environmental impact. It is the joint responsibility and task of the management and all the employees to adhere to this policy.

In order to achieve this, we must constantly work towards:

Responsible forestry
Obtaining all our wood raw materials from responsibly managed and preferably environmentally certified forests.

Efficient transport
Transporting our goods in the most efficient way in environmentally friendly vehicles and with reusable packaging.

Carrying on an open dialogue on environmental issues internally, with our suppliers and with the people and organisations around us.

Developing and refreshing the environmental skills of our staff by providing information and training.

A good working environment
Developing a working environment which encourages hard work, influence, personal development and safety in all processes.

Preventing undesirable environmental impacts by tackling potential problems at source.
Economic use Ensuring that materials and energy are used sparingly and recycling residues and waste.

Planning to prevent environmental accidents and to minimise the use of substances and chemicals which can be hazardous to people or the environment.

A life cycle approach
Using a life cycle approach to adapt production processes and product development in order to reduce the environmental impact, now and in the future.

Compliance with legislation
Ensuring that we comply with all relevant environmental legislation.

Environmental policy