1. Our green ‘roots’ – until 1997 Structured environmental management Focus on processes Focus on products Being a ‘good neighbour’ at both plants Structured environmental management Focus on processes Focus on products 1st environmental report 1st Ecodesign: A220 chair ECO-indicator measuring ISO 14001 certification
Our green ‘roots’ – 1997 until now Nominated for EU enviirnonmetal prize LTA1 (energy efficiency EMAS-validation LTA2 (energy efficiency) ISO 14001 certification Economie Light project (Dutch environmental organisation) Sustainability focus Integral CSR approach Closed recycling loops by 2020 (C2C) CO 2 -neutral by 2020 EMAS-Award First and/or only in Dutch branche MJA2
It’s time to make a breakthrough towards sustainable solutions. We need to act together to tackle the global challenges and to protect our planet for future generations.
We set ourselves ambitious goals. In 2020 we want our product and production loops to be closed and have CO 2 -neutral production. I know that if we want to be responsible in our daily business that we will reach our goals step-by-step.
7. Our certificates Advise on ISO 26000 norm Certified Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified, Ahrend won EMAS award 2008 Certified under CU-COC-808416 Energy-efficiency for Products and production ISO 26000 (participant in the norm-commission) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ISO 14001 ISO 26000 (certification not possible) Environmental management Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) Environmental management Type Focus What we offer Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Management of forestry LTA 3 2001 – 2020 Long Term Agreement LTA on Energy-efficiency with Dutch government
Our certificates 2008 start C2C projects (with EPEA) Certification started ANSI/BIFMA furniture emission-norm Indoor air quality Type Focus What we offer Certified NEN norms (NL) Products and design process LEED rating system “ Green buildings” Calculation of scores that will help you get LEED certified Cradle to Cradle Nature inspired principles
EcoBase gives an insight into the environmental loading caused by products.
Used in product development.
Environmental load of product (or component) can be expressed in terms of 9 weighted indicators.
Gives information about performance in production and delivery chain
Insights into greenest products
Provides basis for “C2C” scores
Normalised environmental profile Abiotic depletion Greenhouse gases Depletion ozone layer Toxicity human Toxicity aqua Toxicity terra Acidification Smog Eutrophication
Because y our world matters your world our world what we offer what we do Products Concepts CO 2 -neutral production Closed recycling loops Improve sustainability of our plants
9. Ahrend Facility Care Ahrend Facility Care offers sustainable services and concepts to extend the lifecycle of products. Concept Green lease Sustainable furnishing Interior architecture Install Project management Cable management Ergonomics Use Ergonomics Lifecycle extension Cable management Advice Next Life Refresh Resit/Refit Return (Re-use/Recycle)
Sustainable projects Municipal Amsterdam (C2C) Summertown Interiors (Dubai) Ahrend Amsterdam (flagship) Workconcept based on sustainable furnishing and Ahrend Next Life concept Office with C2C products LEED Gold certificate: Sustainabel materials good for people and environment