The WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board is a select group of global leaders in sustainability, active in the Building and Construction industry. These companies serve to guide WorldGBC on its strategy and activities to accelerate the sustainable building movement.
Forbo is a global provider of premium commercial and residential floor coverings, with an extensive and attractive range of environmentally friendly products.
Sustainability is a major part of Forbo’s ethos, from how they choose raw materials to the way they market and sell products. All together this ensures that Forbo's floor coverings fulfil their mission to create a better environment, using Green Design guidelines, green energy and by using the 4R principle of: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Renew.
Forbo Flooring Systems has also managed to create a true climate neutral flooring solution from cradle to gate called Marmoleum, without buying carbon credits. This real and unique achievement is fuelling further ambitions. All of Forbo Floorings’ manufacturing sites are SA8000 certified, one of the world's pre-eminent social standard that ensures that everyone in the supply chain is cared for, from employees to suppliers.
Cristina Gamboa, CEO, WorldGBC said:
“We are thrilled to welcome Forbo Flooring Systems to the World Green Building Council’s Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) for 2021. Through their demonstrations of market leadership towards sustainable building and construction practices, we know that they will bring a wealth of expertise and will be a huge asset to the CAB. We look forward to collaborating over the coming year to deliver sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere.”
Edo Rem, Global Marketing Director Forbo Flooring Systems said:
”We are proud to be recognised for our efforts in creating better environments. Our sustainability goals show a remarkable match with those of the WorldGBC. With our entry to the CAB, we see a great opportunity to act
ively contribute to green building beyond the scope of our company. With working together on a global scale, we believe that we can advance towards a greener built environment with real solutions for decreasing carbon dioxide emissions, achieving circularity and better indoor health and wellbeing. ”
Inzide is proud to be the exclusive supplier of Forbo products in the New Zealand market and congratulate Edo and the Forbo team for such a notable achievement for the betterment of our industry.