Bene takes a leading role in responsible environmental management. It is practised throughout the company, from product development to procurement, production, distribution and product recycling.
Bene regards ecological responsibility as central to sustainable corporate straegy.
Bene aims to exceed legal requirements and to strive for better, more sustainable environmental protection throughout the Bene group. Bene's key environmental principle are: Avoidance – Minimisation – Recycling – Disposal.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council to classify ecological construction. As an internationally recognised standard, LEED sets out numerous guidelines for environmentally friendly, resource-efficient, and sustainable construction.
The use of SETTLE is an important contribution to LEED certification. The following criteria for this are from “LEED 2009 for Commercial Interiors”:
|MR Credit 4||Reycling share||up to 2 points|
|MR Credit 5||Reginal materials||up to 2 points|
|MR Credit 7||Certified wood||up to 1 point|
|MR Credit 4.5||Material with low hazardous substance content||up to 1 point|
133.34kg / 60.60%
61.38kg / 27.89%
15.95kg / 7.25%
9.38kg / 4.26%
Total weight of reference model: 220.1kg