GlobeNewswire

Bona Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

Del

Report Highlights Company Benchmarks for Betterment of Global Sustainability Initiatives

Malmo, Sweden, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Bona, the global leader in hardwood floor care and maintenance since 1919, released its 2018 sustainability report. An industry pioneer in creating products and processes for the betterment of worldwide sustainability, the report highlights benchmarks and achievements in Bona’s journey for a more sustainable future.

“Acting sustainably and taking responsibility for our climate footprint has never been a more important for Bona and the broader business community,” said Kerstin Lindell, CEO of Bona. “The 2018 sustainability report is an important milestone for Bona showcasing our commitment to innovation and sustainability for this past year and for years to come.”

Since the company’s inception in 1919, sustainability has been central to the business. From the launch of the first-ever waterborne hardwood floor finish in 1979 to its years of encouraging renovation rather than replacement of hardwood floors, Bona has remained committed to putting sustainability first.

Long term, Bona plans for 50% or more of the company's gross margin to come from products that have been launched or undergone significant sustainable changes over the past five years. Bona reached the target in 2018, with new innovative products contributing to 53.7% of the gross margin.

“In 2018, we launched an innovative system for hard surface floors, the Bona Resilient System, which makes it possible to clean, care and renovate worn and damaged PVC, PU vinyl and linoleum floors,” Lindell continued. “Today, many hundreds of millions of square meters are covered with these types of hard surfaces. With this new system from Bona, we can save the earth's resources and the floor owner’s wallet.”

Another highlight of 2018 is Bona’s new distribution center in Limburg, Germany which was built with sustainability in mind. The center has doubled Bona's capacity to handle and distribute goods and contains several environmentally minded features including electricity generation via solar panels that make the center self-sufficient. A decision to change road-borne transportation between Malmö and Limburg to trains has also significantly reduced the climate footprint.

The 2018 Sustainability Report also highlights Bona’s work to align with the United Nations’ 17 global sustainability goals as well as its mission to give back to the people and the planet. From ensuring a safe work environment to supporting reforestation efforts to combating global poverty Bona is committed to creating a better world. 

Bona's Sustainability Report for 2018 is available in its entirety at bona.com

About Bona

Bona is a family-owned company founded in 1919 that supplies products for installing, maintaining and restoring wood floors. Bona’s turnover is 2.6bn SEK (EUR 248 million) 2018. The head office is in Malmö, Sweden, and the company is represented globally by its 17 subsidiaries, 70 distributors, 600 employees and 5 factories. For more visit www.bona.com.

Attachment

Om GlobeNewswire

GlobeNewswire
GlobeNewswire
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York

https://globenewswire.com

GlobeNewswire is one of the world's largest newswire distribution networks, specializing in the delivery of corporate press releases financial disclosures and multimedia content to the media, investment community, individual investors and the general public.

Følg saker fra GlobeNewswire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra GlobeNewswire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra GlobeNewswire

Test Release - 25-05-2019 - 21108925.5.2019 15:39:00 CESTPressemelding

Test Sub Headline - 2067088 Chicago, May 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American HealthCare Lending, the leading non-recourse patient financing platform serving health systems, physician groups, surgical centers, and other healthcare providers throughout the country, today announced that it will showcase its patient financing platform at the Healthcare Financial Management Association's ANI 2014 Conference in Las Vegas June 22-25. Hosted by the nation's leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders, HFMA's 2014 National Institute is a place for top executives and key decision makers to explore solutions to the most pressing issues facing the industry. American HealthCare Lending's patient financing solution addresses one of these key issues, the dramatic rise in out-of-pocket patient responsibility, by delivering financing options designed to fulfill the company's mission to Make Healthcare Affordable™. Attachment sample

Biome Grow Inc. to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial Results.24.5.2019 19:08:00 CESTPressemelding

TORONTO, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biome Grow Inc. (“Biome” or the “Company”) (CSE:BIO, OTCQB: BIOIF, 6OTA:GR) will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 before market open on May 29, 2019. Following the release of its first quarter 2019 financial results, Biome will host a conference call and audio webcast with Khurram Malik, CEO at 8:30am Eastern Time May 29, 2019. Webcast information A live audio webcast will be available at https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/2015980/CEAD1B37BDD7710D021A38D2B79B5C45 Calling Information Toll Free Dial-In Number: 1 (866) 211 3199 International Dial-In Number (647) 689 6601 Conference ID 8693906 About Biome Biome wholly owns five subsidiaries, including: The Back Home Medical Cannabis Corporation, a company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador and in the late stages of applying for a license under the Cannabis Act; Great Lakes Cannabis, a company incorporated under the laws of the

Jason Lamb of Gates Foundation Named New Chair of CGAP’s Executive Committee24.5.2019 17:04:00 CESTPressemelding

CGAP CEO calls for renewed focus on retail credit to support growth and jobs for the poor Beirut, Lebanon, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jason Lamb from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was elected chair of the Executive Committee for The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) at its annual meeting on Wednesday. Lamb will succeed Carolina Trivelli, senior researcher at the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos and Peru’s former Minister of Development and Social Inclusion. Under Trivelli’s leadership CGAP adopted its new five-year strategy and theory of change that places empowering the poor through financial services to capture opportunities and build resilience at the heart of CGAP’s work. At the Gates Foundation, Lamb is Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor (FSP) and manages focus country implementation in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Indonesia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. He has served on CGAP’s Executive Committee, which functions like a board of directors prov

Gainsight Unveils the Customer Cloud, the Future of Customer Success Technology23.5.2019 19:30:00 CESTPressemelding

New Products Announced at Pulse 2019 to Drive Customer Success Across the Enterprise SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Gainsight® launched the Customer Cloud —a first-of-its-kind solution for subscription businesses looking to adopt a customer-centric philosophy that enables them to retain customers while also driving company growth post-sale. According to the 2018 Subscription Economy Index report, subscription companies are growing five times faster than S&P and retail sales. The Gainsight Customer Cloud caters to these businesses by combining the company’s Customer Success and Product Experience products with three new product innovations to offer a powerful set of solutions for businesses to optimize their subscription strategies through technology. “With the maturity of cloud technology and the subscription economy, customer expectations have drastically changed. Companies are struggling to leverage existing tools to satisfy the increasing demands of their cus

Lowered Return Expectations Among Several Trends Pointing to a Shift in Private Markets Due Diligence says New eVestment Survey23.5.2019 15:30:00 CESTPressemelding

ATLANTA, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Private markets funds have continued to rake in new commitments from institutional investors eager to diversify their portfolios and capture the returns private markets investments can offer. However, investors are now tempering their private markets return expectations. Coupled with other industry trends, this will have implications for private markets fundraising and due diligence according to a new eVestment report, produced in association with parent company Nasdaq. The 2019 eVestment Private Markets Due Diligence Survey of institutional investors, consultants and private markets fund managers finds that 52% of investors expect returns in the space to decline in the future (page 16). Only 12% of investors expected private equity returns to increase, with the balance – 36% – expecting returns to stay about the same. Forty-seven percent of investors surveyed expect to see lower returns in venture capital vs. just 16% of investors who expect r

Collibra Announces 2019 Excellence Awards Winners23.5.2019 15:00:00 CESTPressemelding

American Express, Deloitte, and Lloyds Banking Group recognized as leaders in harnessing data to drive digital transformation NEW YORK, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Collibra, the leader in enterprise data governance and catalog software, today announced the winners of the 2019 Collibra Excellence Awards. Presented at the annual Data Citizens conference in New York, the awards honor teams and individuals driving innovative data strategy by collaborating with Collibra. “In today’s market, organizations that are able to maximize data have the power to transform entire industries,” said Felix Van de Maele, co-founder and CEO of Collibra. “We’re proud to honor the recipients of the Collibra Excellence Awards, a cutting-edge group at the forefront of data-driven innovation.” The 2019 Collibra Excellence Award Winners: American Express — Distinguished Data Program of the Year American Express was recognized for its data governance transformation, which began as a compliance initiative and