Certifications & Sustainability

 

ISO9001-web 

ISO9001 - Quality management standard - View our certificate
A certified quality management system (QMS) which proves the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet the needs of customers. Our certified quality management and operational excellence means we can deliver the best to our customers, on time and on budget.

ISO14001-web 

ISO14001 - Environmental management standard - View our certificate
An international Standard for Environmental Management Systems. Managing and minimising our impact on the environment is at the heart of our business as a manufacturer. That is why we have sought ISO14001 accreditation.

fisp-web 

FISP -Furniture Industry Sustainability Programme - View our certificate
FISP certification confirms our company’s commitment to achieve the principles of sustainable development in the furniture industry. Focusing on not just environmental issues, but also purchasing, end of product life, social and community issues.

FSC-web 

FSC - Forest Stewardship Council
FSC certification ensures that products come from well managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits. KI Europe works with a supply chain that is FSC accredited.

SKA-Rating-web 

SKA Rating
Operated and owned by Royal institution of Chartered Surveyors, SKA rating is an environmental assessment tool for sustainable for-outs. SKA ratings are split out for each of the main furniture types. To meet SKA criteria the product must meet one of the six requirements. One of these is that the product comes from a FISP member. As KI Europe is a FISP member, our products meets SKA criteria. Find out more about SKA rating.

 level-web 

level
A multi-attribute, sustainability standard and third-party certification program for the furniture industry. KI's level certification by product can be found here.

 

Memberships

KI Europe is also a member of a number of organisation and holds certificates for various quality and environment standards, including: 

The-Furniture-Makers-Compay-web  The Furniture Makers' Company (Corporate member)

Also known as The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, this is one of the City of London's historical Livery Companies. Founded in 1963, it provides support and assistance to those in need in the UK furnishing industry, specifically to students, the retired, and those of working age. Working to ensure the right skills are available to the industry for years to come, the Company focuses on encouraging students to pursue a career in furniture making. For those currently working in the industry, or those who have retired after enjoying lengthy careers assistance is available in times of hardship due to circumstances such as illness or bereavement. It also creates opportunities for training and career development for those already actively involved in the furniture making industry.

Jonathan Hindle, KI's Group Managing Director for EMEA was Master of the Furniture Makers' Company between May 2013 and May 2014.

FIRA-web  FIRA – Furniture Industry Research Association
The UK’s largest furniture association and the only organisation that provides support to the world furniture supply chain, across all sectors. Jonathan Hindle, KI's Group Managing Director for EMEA is a member of the Council/Board of Directors.
BCFA-web  BCFA – British Contract Furnishing Association
The British business association for the contract furnishing industry, covering the full spectrum of interior products and services in the UK and globally. A company can only become a member of the BCFA when it satisfies the association’s standard of professionalism and makes a commitment to provide the market with the highest standards of service.
OFAS-web 

OFAS – Office Furniture Advisory Service
OFAS is recognised throughout the UK and Europe as the hub of the furniture, educational and hospitality sector, offering information on all aspects of office and contract furniture.

BFC-web  BFC – British Furniture Confederation
The BFC maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector. Jonathan Hindle, KI's Group Managing Director for EMEA appointed as the New Chairman of BFC in March 2016.
LEED-web  LEED – Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design
The LEED process is designed to inspire project teams to seek innovative solutions that are better for our environment and communities.

 


 

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