Important suppliers and cooperators:
VEGA is a consulting company focused on business development and management systems for quality, environment, occupational health and safety, social responsibility and information security. They also work as project managers, with method and structure support, as trainers and audits. VEGA was founded in 1996 and currently has a huge number of customer within a wide range of industries in both private and public sector. Vega has the Nordic countries as main market. Vega is also Steen & Strøm’s chosen supplier and advisor within compliance-, sustainability- and management system services.
SP Certification is one of the leading bodies in the field of certification in Scandinavia. SP issue certificates of compliance within a large number of international standards. Steen & Strøm has chosen SP Certification as supplier for the ISO 14001 accreditation services, with the conviction: they will search for continuously improvements in our company.
Eco-Lighthouse is Norway’s most widely used certification scheme for enterprises seeking to document their environmental efforts and demonstrate social responsibility. This analysis starts out by looking at the enterprise’s environmental impact in the areas of energy, waste, transport, procurement and work environment. Subsequently, an action plan is created that includes measures to be implemented in the enterprise in order to be awarded environmental certification. Already back in 2006, Steen & Strøm decided to start up the Eco Lighthouse certification in the Norwegian shopping centers, which has led to a 100% implementation coverage today.
The Swan is the official Nordic eco label, introduced by the Nordic Council of Ministers in 1989. The Swan eco-label’s vision is a sustainable society, in which future generations can benefit from the same conditions and opportunities as we ourselves do. An important step towards this vision is for us all, with the help of eco-labeling, to choose the most environmentally-friendly products. Steen & Strøm has chosen The Swan as a strategic partner in Scandinavia to gain further improvements and focus towards sustainable procurement and purchasing.