PEFC, the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification, is a leading global alliance of national forest certification systems.
Since July 2009 nobilia and there by northern kitchen is the first ever kitchen manufacturer certified in accordance with PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes). In this way, northern kitchen documents its dedication to an environment worth living in as well as responsibility in handling the valuable raw material wood. Since the derived timber products processed all come from sustainably managed forests and controlled sources. Forest certification provides the guarantee that the wood products that consumers purchase are not coming from questionable sources nor from overexploitation, but come from managed semi-natural forests.
By applying for PEFC certification, our kitchens demonstrates to the customer a sense of responsibility for our environment.
Carefull handling of resources
Quality, environmental protection and energy efficiency are essential elements of our
PEFC chain of custody certification provides independent verified assurance that the certified forest-based material contained in a product originates from sustainably managed forests. It complements PEFC sustainable forest management certification, which ensures that forests are managed in line with challenging environmental, social and economic requirements.
Forests play a critical role for the global environment, population and economy. Besides alleviating the effects of climate change and natural disasters, they represent some of the richest biological areas on Earth. They also provide food, renewable raw materials for many of our products, and livelihoods for millions of people.