Kährs to focus on six 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals
Over the decades, Kährs, in cooperation with its customers, became a leader in providing flooring offering high expectations of quality and design and innovative and sustainable solutions. Sustainability and environmental actions are at the heart of Kährs Group. As the UN sustainable development goals are recognized across global industries Kährs will adopt and integrate six of the global goals into its overall business operations.
“Kährs ambition is to contribute to a more sustainable society and we have chosen these six SDG goals in areas where we have the most impact. We are integrating these goals into our business operations and sustainability plan to further support our commitment to offer products that are healthy, recyclable, perform to the highest standards, and based on responsibly sourced materials”, says Christer Persson, President and CEO of Kährs Group.
Ongoing sustainable initiatives include using more sustainable internal transportations, one company goal is to have all internal transports running on fossil-free fuel. Aligned with the goal of affordable and clean energy, the company will continue its efforts in reducing energy use and increase the amount of energy from renewable sources. Another goal is to secure sustainable sourcing of its raw materials and products.
“Our sustainability program characterizes all parts of who we are and what we do. We are taking responsibility to minimize our environmental footprint by utilizing innovative, sustainable solutions and actions”, says Bruce Uhler, Sustainability Manager at Kährs.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals was adopted by all UN’s member states in 2015. All signatories decided together, to achieve a social, environmental and economically sustainable development. Read more at: https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/