EMAS is the world’s most demanding system for sustainable environmental management and was developed by the European Commission. EMAS focuses on continuous improvement of environmental parameters, transparent reporting and independent certification by external experts.
Please find here our Environmental Statement 2021 and our Environmental Statement 2020
See our EMAS certificate here.
The global environmental management standard ISO 14001 provides the framework for an effective environmental management system and ensures that the environmental impact of a company is being measured and continually improved.
See our ISO 14001 certificate here.
Kelheim Fibres uses exclusively FSC® complying wood pulp. The wood comes from sustainably managed forests, harvested under strict observance of social and environmental legal standards, and from other controlled sources.
See our FSC® certificate here.
Kelheim Fibres uses exclusively PEFCTM complying wood pulp. The wood comes from sustainably managed forests, harvested under strict observance of social and environmental legal standards, and from other controlled sources.
See our PEFCTM certificate here.
The OEKO-TEX® seal guarantees products which are particulary low in harmful residues.
See our OEKO-TEX® certificate here.
Our VILOFT® fibres are fully biodegradable in marine environments.
See our OK biodegradable MARINE certificate here.
Our core products are compostable according to DIN EN 13432.
See our registration as compostable material here.
The ISO 9001 certification confirms that we have implemented a systematic quality management system and that our processes are aligned with the requirements of our customers.
See our ISO 9001 certificate here.
Kelheim Fibres operates an energy management system certified to ISO 50001 in which the energy flows in the company are systematically recorded and optimised.
See our ISO 50001 certificate here.
BIOBASED certification from the US Department of Agriculture confirms that our core products are at least 97 % organic.
See our USDA certificate here.
As a German fibre producer, Kelheim Fibres meets the requirements of the EU REACH Chemicals Regulation.
See our REACH certificate here.
EcoVadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings with a global network of more than 75,000 rated companies.
We were awarded Gold in EcoVadis’ 2021 CSR rating, scoring among the top 3% of all companies evaluated.
See our EcoVadis Certificate here.
Canopy is a not-for-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting forests, species and climate. Canopy has collaborated with more than 750 companies to develop innovative solutions, make their supply chains more sustainable and help protect our world’s remaining ancient and endangered forests.
See our CanopyStyle Report here.
Kelheim Fibres was awarded a green shirt in Canopy’s 2021 Hot Button Ranking.
We are part of the ZDHC “Roadmap to Zero” Programme. The non-profit organisation with more than 160 contributors worldwide has set itself the goal of completely eliminating harmful substances from the textile value chain.
More about “Roadmap to Zero”.
Our fibres are “readily degradable” according to the OECD 301 B test procedure.
Certificate OECD 301 B Galaxy
Certificate OECD 301 B Danufil, Danufil QR, Olea & Viloft
Certificate OECD 301 B Bramante & Celliant
We have joined the Environment + Climate Pact Bavaria, an agreement between the Bavarian State Government and the Bavarian business community. For the continuous improvement of corporate environmental protection, the Environment + Climate Pact Bavaria relies on customised and efficient strategies, building on the initiative and experience of the companies.
Certificate Umwelt + Klimapakt Bayern
We are a founding member of the “Corporate Climate Protection Network“, a platform of the German Chambers of Industry and Commerce for companies that give corporate climate protection an important role, set ambitious goals and work to continuously improve their climate performance.
Note : Due to additives, individual fibre products are not available with specific certifications.