We're 'GreenTag' Certified!
In an on-going effort to reach significant sustainability milestones, we are proud to announce that Belgotex Floors has received the respected Green Tag eco-label certification.
This makes us the first South African flooring manufacturer to earn the prestigious award.
Awarded an internationally recognised “Level A” certification, called GreenRate™, our products’ ability to achieve 100% of the available credit points across all Green Building Council rating tools has been maximised.
We are making our mark across the world-renowned six sustainability criterias that indicate a product’s relative performance in achieving a complete eco-friendly status. The GreenTag certification, in it’s esteemed nature, solidifies Belgotex Flooring as a world contributor of environment-friendly products.
“Our aim with this GreenTag certification is to enhance the credibility of eco-product offerings and change the perceptions of the product category,” says Kevin Walsh, chief operations officer at Belgotex Floors.
“The challenge for the flooring industry is to shift traditional operating paradigms to new eco-innovative sustainable ones,” explains Walsh.
Belgotex are constantly pushing the limits for operational efficiency, seeking out ecologically sustainable manufacturing methods and developing eco-friendly products.
Belgotex Floors were subjected to GreenTag’s robust and rigorous assessment process, achieving maximum compliance against their sustainability criteria. These include Health and Eco-toxicity, Life-cycle Analysis (material extraction, durability, end of life), Product Emissions (for Green House Gases), as well as Social Responsibility.
“This stringent assessment process [for GreenTag certification] has equipped us to develop holistically and underscore sustainability across our value chain,” he continued.
“Our passion drives us to develop multi-dimensional long term operational plans aligned with our deeply held sustainability beliefs, which in turn has lead to great strides in our Green Journey,” concluded Walsh.
South Africa’s Green Building Council (GBCSA) recognises GreenRate certification to award points to projects that use green certified products.