RAK Ceramics are committed to promoting sustainable developments while carrying out global businesses without compromising the protection and preservation of the environment. RAK Ceramics reaffirms its commitment to protect the environment and office by plantation of trees around its production facilities and within region of operation that will promote suitable development.
The European logo of environmental quality certifies compliance with the European environmental criteria and is only given to products that, compared to those of competitors, have a low environmental impact. Ecolabel is a quality award that identifies and promotes the most eco-friendly products. The entire product lifecycle is evaluated to determine the impact on the environment, from the extraction of raw materials (including the selection of suppliers), through manufacturing, distribution (including packaging) and product use, until the final disposal.
Adhesives and sealants are a very dynamic technological field. Thanks to our long established technological know-how we have been among the leaders in creating new applications for adhesives, and expanding the use of adhesive bonding, through increased strength and durability, ease of application, user friendliness and environmental awareness. In Australia, Bostik has over 100 construction adhesive and sealant solutions that are deemed low VOC which is critical for green buildings. VOC values are in line with test methods outlined in US South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule 1168 which is mostly adopted by Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). Bostik is a member of Green Building Council of Australia and has GBCA Green Star Accredited professionals who understand Australian Green building practices and principles including Green Star environmental rating system for buildings.
Ceramica Sant’Agostino believes in the ability to conciliate the high quality of the product and the low environment impact. Ecoquality is a complete action programme carried out by Ceramica Sant’Agostino to coordinate all the company’s efforts aimed to obtaining very high quality products while totally respecting the strict European and international rules to protect the environment, the persons and the end-users. Ecoquality is a process that involves the whole company organization and therefore ambitious, objectively measurable and continually evolving.