At Elfa we take pride in our long heritage of steadily progressing towards sustainable products and production. We recognize that sustainability is a value creator for Elfa, our owners and to society as a whole, and we are committed to continue contributing to a sustainable future for all of us in our society.
Naturally, we work very hard to reduce our company’s impact on environment and resources, in particular in areas where we can make the most significant contributions to society. Our trade demands high attention on product quality, manufacturing techniques, used and wasted resources, and not the least, employee health and safety. These are areas we measure and follow up on closely, and also publish in our yearly sustainability report.
– Anders Rothstein
Elfa are strongly committed to work towards a sustainable future for all of us in our society. We continuously work to reduce the environmental impact our products have over its lifecycle.
We take great pride in the fact that the vast majority of Elfa’s assortment are produced in our own factories. Having the means to in detail manage product development, manufacturing and transportation, make us in control of the environmental impact our products might have on our environment.
Across Elfa, we fully understand our role in helping to solve some of the world’s most complex problems. To act upon this, we are a signatory to the UN Global Compact. This means we are actively improving our operations to support UN in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030. Our strategy is focused on: people centricity, a sustainable supply chain, and a focus on the environment. We have identified three goals to be of particular importance to us.
Elfa agrees whole-heartedly on the UN SDG number 12, to move towards a more sustainable production and consumption. It is our belief that for this to be achieved, our products must be easy to reuse and recycle.
In fact, this is the way we have developed products for more than 70 years. We make a large variety of durable products, all with a high proportion of reused material, all possible to reuse in endless ways. If you have an old Elfa storage system from the 50s and would like to add a few more brackets, you can be certain that new ones will fit. In this area, we contribute by: