Sustainability is at the core of our mission.

Kebony, the leading global producer of Dually Modified™ wood, has reestablished its position as a frontrunner for a safer and greener global construction industry, following the launch of the company’s third annual Sustainability Report.

Kebony’s Sustainability Report 2023 open on page 46-47

The Kebony Sustainability Report 2023 builds on the company’s materiality analyses conducted in 2022 and 2021, identifying key areas around which to improve the environmental impact of the company. Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework and referencing the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines, the report demonstrates the progress Kebony has made to improve its’ sustainability footprint in each of the Scope 1-4 categories, and to enhance transparency on the ways the company reports on its’ energy consumption and greenhouse emissions.

Looking ahead to 2024, the report outlines Kebony’s roadmap for further investments and the operational requirements the company will undertake to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2035, including plans to reduce waste-water streams at Kebony’s production sites and support for new applications of the Kebony technology.

Reflecting on the publication of Kebony’s latest annual Sustainability Report, Tom Paemeleire, Chief Executive Officer for Kebony, commented: ‘‘As a company, we recognise that our wood products bring benefit to our customers and to the environment, so we are committed to the value of making a positive impact to our daily operations and organisation. We look forward to sharing our sustainability vision and roadmap as a standard for the global construction industry.’’

Download Sustainability Report 2023

Download Sustainability Report 2022

Download Sustainability Report 2021

At Kebony, we consider our stakeholders to be our customers, employees, suppliers, authorities, creditors, shareholders and society at large. We understand that what we do as a company is connected to a larger industry and community, and has an effect beyond only our shareholders and customers. We are committed to global sustainability and environmental stewardship in everything we do.


Kebony group embraces the Norwegian transparency act to uphold human rights standards. In case of questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by using the following e-mail address [email protected]

Please find our approach and supply chain evaluations regarding human rights here.
Report on the Transparency Act 2023 (Redegjørelse Åpenhetsloven)

As part of the company’s corporate social responsibility program, Kebony has chosen to support and participate in a number of sustainability initiatives:

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The United Nations Global Compact supports companies to:

  1. Do business responsibly by aligning their strategies and operations with Ten Principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption; and
  2. Take strategic actions to advance broader societal goals, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with an emphasis on collaboration and innovation.


Kebony is FSC® certified

Kebony is FSC®-certified. Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) works to improve forest management worldwide, and through certification creates an incentive for forest owners and managers to follow best social and environmental practices. FSC® provides a connection between the forest and the end user, ensuring that products with the FSC® label uphold principles and criteria which bring the highest social and environmental benefits and considerations. All Kebony Clear and Kebony Character products are FSC®-certified.


PEFC, The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification

PEFC, The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification is the world’s largest forest certification organization. PEFC endorses national forest certification systems that have been developed through multi-stakeholder processes and tailored to local priorities and conditions. PEFC also promotes sustainable forest management through its third party, independent certification process. The raw material for Kebony is taken from sustainably managed forests with large timber harvests.


Swan Eco-labelled

All goods delivered by Kebony are Swan Eco-labelled. The Swan is the official Nordic Eco-label, introduced by the Nordic Council of Ministers. The Swan Eco-label’s vision is a sustainable society, in which future generations can benefit from the same conditions and opportunities as we do. An important step towards this vision is to help consumers choose the most environmentally-friendly products. The Swan logo demonstrates that a product is a good environmental choice.


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Kebony is member of the Norwegian Green Building Council (NGBC), an independent association for industry leaders in Norwegian construction and real estate. NGBC’s purpose is to increase the environmental standard of Norwegian construction by developing BREEAM-NOR in a manner that causes environmentally friendly buildings to be demanded and highly sought after.


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Kebony has received the best assessment, “A” in the Swedish web-based system SundaHus Environmental Data. The system is used by building owners, architects, consultants and contractors for managing material choices in buildings.

Kebony suppliers are valued partners in achieving our mission. Please find here our General
Purchasing Conditions.

Kebony is guided by fundamental values and principles reflected in our Code of Conduct. Please find here our Code of Conduct and Kebony Supplier Code of Conduct.