Sustainability

In our commitment at Efore, we are dedicated to achieving our sustainable development goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. To this end, we are working diligently to reduce our absolute CO2 emissions by more than half before 2030. As a provider of power equipment and lithium batteries, we play a crucial role in consistently lowering our carbon footprint. We are actively contributing to a carbon-neutral world through increased investments in research and development and a focus on innovation.”
Bengt-Eric Skoglund
CEO

Environment

For Efore, environmental responsibility means the continuous development of environmentally friendly and energy efficient products and the minimization of the environmental impact of all of our operations. Our products are energy-efficient and the use of materials is strictly controlled.

This environmental approach covers the entire product life cycle from design to recycling or disposal of the product at the end of its life cycle. Efore’s environmental systems are developed, maintained and certified according to the ISO 14001 standard.

Efore’s products meet the requirements of the European Union’s WEEE Directive. They are also produced in compliance with the RoHS Directive in a lead-free production process using components that meet the criteria defined in the Directive. Recycling of electronic waste is organized in cooperation with carefully selected partners. In addition, environmental aspects are included in the selection of suppliers and subcontractors, and these companies are expected to continuously develop their operations toward increased environmental friendliness.

The long-term improvement principle, as stated in Efore’s environmental policy, emphasizes compliance with the ISO 14001 standard and other relevant requirements, regular checking of environmental performance, continuous improvement, environmental awareness and active communication with all stakeholders.

Cornerstones of our environmental policy

Efore’s environmental policy commits us to

  • Consider environmental aspects in all functions and all actions.
  • Aim to reduce environmental impact in advance, through continuous improvement.
  • Provide guidelines for developing environmental programs.
  • Following environmental legislations.
  • Maintaining the welfare and safety of our personnel.
  • Doing our share to help improve our customers’ environmental performance.
  • Following and developing our suppliers’ environmental capabilities.

Part of the environment and society

We are committed to caring for our shared environment and we consider environmental aspects in all our activities. We meet current environmental legislation and regulations. In accordance with our environmental policy, to continuously improve upon environmental aspects in our activities, our aim is to reduce the environmental load of both our products and our operations.

We favor economically and technically feasible solutions that conserve natural resources. Our aim is to avoid damage to the environment. We educate our stakeholders about environmental matters and we take into account their feedback. We promote the welfare of our personnel by maintaining working capacity, working environment satisfaction and safety at work.

Customers

We contribute to our customers’ efficiency in protecting the environment and strengthen our competitiveness by anticipating and understanding the needs and expectations of our customers and other stakeholders.

Suppliers

We pay attention to our suppliers’ environmental behavior and require them to meet environmental legislation and other regulations. We support and encourage our suppliers to develop their own environmental activities.

Personnel

All Efore personnel are responsible for managing resources in an efficient, economical and environmentally sound manner. We promote environmental awareness by providing environmental training for our personnel and by running a company-wide suggestion scheme for environmental issues.

 

Certificates

All of Efore sites are certified according to the ISO 9001 Quality Management System and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.

ISO 9001 Quality

Finland

China

Thailand

ISO 14001 Environmental

Finland

China

Thailand

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