NEW LIFE ETIC CODE
New Life Etic Code, pursues an enterprise model that, with passion, contributes to build values in respect of workers, partners, customers and suppliers.
NEW LIFE strongly believes in reciprocal respect, in honesty and compliance to all laws and existing norms and promots their application by all counterparts.
NEW LIFE IS ISO 9001 CERTIFIED SINCE 2013
WHAT?S ISO 9001 ?
It’s the internationally recognized reference standard for quality management.
Primary scope of ISO 9001 it’s to pursue customers’satisfaction, for the products and services supplied, as well as continuous improvement of company performances, allowing the certified company to ensure to its customers the constancy and improvement in the course of time, of the quality of its goods and services.
To be certified ISO 9001 is a voluntary choice, through which our company adheres to all those programs aiming to constant improvement of company’s performance, ensuring to its own clientele quality and attention through time.
NEW LIFE IS CAPABLE TO REALIZE PRODUCTS PROVIDED WITH FSC® CERTIFICATE
FSC® certificate identifies products containing wood coming from correctly and responsibly managed forests, according to rigid environmental, social and economic standards. Origins of forest have been indipendently controlled and evaluated according to these standards (principles and criteria of good forest management) established and approved by Forest Stewardship Council® a.c.,through the participation and consent of involved parties.
FSC® is an international, independent, no profit ONG, including among its members, environmental and social groups, local communities, forest owners, wood trading industries, scientists and technicians, operating together to improve forests management all over the world.
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CATAS, QUALITY CERTIFICATION BODY
MATERIALS AND CASEGOODS TESTING FOR QUALITY AND SECURITY IN FURNITURE
New Life chairs are tested by Catas, the largest Italian research and test institute in the wood-furnishing sector. www.catas.it
Seat and Back fatigue test EN 1728:2012+AC:2013
The test has been carried out according to table 1 of EN 16139:2013, level L1 – general.
The UNI EN 1728 norm defines the test method for seating’s durability and resistance evaluation.
Tests are carried out according to European Norms (EN), International Norms (ISO) and National Norms
((UNI, DIN, BS,NF, ASTM, ANSI).
The present norm has been approved by CEN – European Committee for Standardization – on June 9th , 2012.
Other tests or the same test at different levels, can be carried out on specific request.
Items marked with this symbol can be produced on request with completely green materials and finishes.
100% Green New Life's trademark corresponds to:
FSC wood, certiPUR foam, water painting finishing, 100%linen or 100% cotton with recycled ecological thread.
With the creation of these products the company has chosen ethically actively contribute to the respect and maintenance of the environment.
CertiPUR is a voluntary testing, analysis and certification programme for the environment, health and safety properties of polyurethane foam used in upholstered furniture applications.
CertiPUR specifies substances that may not be used in the production of polyurethane foams and sets stringent maximum limits for some components.
The scheme is fully transparent. It rests on clear criteria that require companies to comply with restrictions concerning substances in foam which may be of concern for health or the environment. The foams of label holders are tested every year by independent laboratories to ensure that they continue fulfilling the specifications of CertiPUR. If a company fails these checks, it will have to take immediate remedial action. Further failure will lead to dismissal from CertiPUR and withdrawal of the right to use the label.
ALL THE FABRICS PRESENT IN THE NEW LIFE COLLECTIONS B AND C CATEGORY, CORRESPOND TO THE STANDARD 100 BY OEKO-TEX
The Oeko-Tex certificate guarantees the total absence of potentially harmful substances for human health in the materials used for padding.
The STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is a globally standardised independent testing and certification system for raw materials, semi-finished and finished textile products at all production stages as well as any other accessory parts.
THE EU ECOLABEL GUARANTEES PRODUCTS THAT HAVE A HIGH ECOLOGICAL QUALITY
The EU ECOLABEL is the premier European award for products and services which meet the highest environmental standards. It is a voluntary scheme backed by all EU Governments and verified by a robust and independent certification process.
Some fabrics in the New Life collections are EU ECOLABEL certified.
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LEED CERTIFICATION IS A GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED SYMBOL OF SUSTAINABILITY ACHIEVEMENT
LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all buildings, community and home project types, LEED provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings.
Some fabrics in the New Life collections are LEED certified.
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GREENGUARD CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
The GREENGUARD Certification Program (formerly known as GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification) gives assurance that products designed for use in indoor spaces meet strict chemical emissions limits, which contribute to the creation of healthier interiors. Achieving GREENGUARD Certification gives a good reputation to manufacturers’ sustainability claims, backing them with empirical scientific data from an unbiased, third-party organization.
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UNI EN ISO 14001:2015
The UNI EN ISO 14001: 2015 certification refers to the international standard norm that provides organizations with a reference framework to protect the environment and respond to changes in environmental conditions in balance with the needs of the socio-economic context. It specifies the requirements that allow an organization to achieve the expected results it defines for its environmental management system with a view to continuous improvement.
Mastrotto Group has obtained the Gold Rated, the maximum score of the LWG certification. The main objective of the Leather Working Group is to develop and maintain a protocol that assesses environmental compliance and corporate practices regarding sustainability by promoting improvements in the leather industry.
ENVIRONMENTAL Blue Angel testifies to the ecological quality of the leathers produced by Mastrotto Group. Blue Angel certified products better protect the environment and human health, thanks to a series of tangible benefits:
• less water consumption in the various production phases;
• the use of raw materials produced in a sustainable way;
• the cautious use of resources in the use or disposal phase;
• the absence of harmful effects on health and the environment because they are low in emissions;
• being easy to recycle.
Gruppo Mastrotto is a member of Leather Naturally, an association that promotes the use of sustainable leather produced globally, with the aim of inspiring and informing designers, creators and consumers about its beauty, quality and versatility.