Quality and environment

All of Norra Skog’s policies are collected here.

Environmental policy

Norra Skog will contribute to a sustainable society through responsible forestry and industrial operations that take account of the climate and the environment. From an environmental perspective, this means that:

  • The environmental work will be incorporated into the Group’s strategic work, and overall environmental goals will be drawn up.
  • We will be aware of, and take responsibility for, Norra Skog’s environmental impact. We will make the most of the positive environmental impact that the business has.
  • We will carefully manage our use of natural resources and limit the amount of waste and pollution that our business generates.
  • The environmental work will cover the whole value chain within Norra Skog’s business and will be conducted in partnership with contractors and other suppliers.
  • We will comply with all laws, regulations and agreements governing our business.
  • We will evaluate, and inform people about, our environmental work on an ongoing basis and develop our processes through continuous improvements.
 

Quality policy

Norra Skog will deliver goods and services of a quality that gives our customers and members a significant reason to work with us in both the short and long term.
From a quality perspective, this means that:

  • The quality work will be incorporated into the Group’s strategic work, and overall quality goals will be drawn up.
  • We will be aware of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers and our members, and find ways of meeting these.
  • The quality work will cover the whole value chain within Norra Skog’s business and will be conducted in partnership with contractors and other suppliers.
  • We will strive to get things right first time, on every level.
  • Nonconformities and complaints will be handled quickly and correctly.
  • We will comply with all laws, regulations and agreements governing our business.
  • We will be process-driven and develop our processes through continuous improvements.

Raw material policy

Norra Skog does not accept raw material originating from:

  • Illegal logging
  • Forestry that contravenes rights concerning property, community tenure and usage
  • Forests with the highest conservation values.
  • Forests that are converted to other land use in contravention of PEFC Sweden’s Forestry Standard.
  • Forests that contain, or after harvesting are replanted with, genetically modified trees.