ISO 9000 is today the most widely used standard when it comes to quality. ISO 9001 covers development, production, installation, and service.
A common theme in ISO 9000 is the concept of traceability, ie. that the company for each product can at any time go back through the production chain and constantly analyse the process.
ISO 9001 is the most comprehensive in the ISO 9000 series.
ISO 14001 is an international standard for environmental management. This standard is the world’s most dominant standard for environmental management. An environmental management system according to ISO 14001 is based on the company, its processes, and operations, and distributes responsibility and competence and describes the daily environmental tasks.
The Nordic Ecolabel is found throughout the Nordic region and is a Nordic eco-label, which means that the Nordic countries have the Nordic Ecolabel in common. The Swan is a voluntary and positive label. This means that we as a company ourselves decide which products we want to Nordic Ecolabel. Our products that are Nordic Eco labelled are inspected and approved according to their requirements and thus a good choice for the environment – a positive label.
The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation
Sweden’s largest environmental organization, and which is behind the eco-label “Good Environmental Choice” which helps consumers find and choose the products that are least harmful to the environment.
Byggvarubedömningen is a non-profit economic association that assesses and provides information on sustainability-assessed goods. Their goal is to promote the development towards a non-toxic and good built environment that takes responsibility for both this and future generations.
They have developed assessment criteria based on which all products must be assessed according to and created a database to be able to collect all assessments in one place.
TransQ is a supplier database and a qualification system used by buyers in the Nordic transport sector to handle supplier information and to select suppliers when purchasing goods, services, and labour.
The purpose is to have a meeting place where you can collect and exchange information about pre-qualification of suppliers, which saves time, resources, and administration.
Sunda Hus offers property owners services for conscious material choices. With a web-based system and advice, they systematize the work of phasing out hazardous substances in a building’s entire life cycle. Their vision is to create a long-term valuable built environment by enabling conscious decisions that promote the environment and human health.
Fti - Packaging and newspaper collection
All companies that produce, import or sell packaging have a number of obligations.
The company must:
- ensure that there is a return system where customers and other end users can return used packaging
- ensure that customers receive the information they need about packaging collection
- ensure that collected packaging is recycled into either new raw materials or energy.
To make it easier for all the companies affected by the law, Sweden’s business and industry sector has joined forces to create a common system for collecting and recycling packaging.
In BASTA systems, suppliers and manufacturers of construction products register the products that meet the requirements regarding the content of substances with hazardous properties in the BASTA or BETA criteria. The information in the system is third-party reviewed and quality-assured through regular audits of affiliated suppliers and manufacturers.
In their database, you will find construction products that meet BASTA’s high requirements for chemical content. The database is open and freely accessible for anyone to search.