Certifications

Dedicated to superior service & quality

We have chosen the following certifications partially based on customer and industry requirements, but also reputable accreditations that we believe in and want to lead the way with. All certifications attribute something to our sustainability journey as they provide opportunities to continually improve, to protect the environment, and offer a level of confirmation of our excellent standards to our customers.

Race has joined onto the Ocee International certificates, obtaining ISO14001:2015 Environmental Management, ISO9001:2015 Quality management and FSC® Chain of Custody in 2019.

For further information about Race Furniture’s environment and quality commitment, please contact our Group Sustainability and Environmental Manager.

FSC®

Forest Stewardship Council has a mission to improve global forest management. In the worldwide fight against deforestation, FSC has developed 10 principles focusing on legal compliance, labour standards, indigenous people’s rights, community relations, environmental benefits, and values, planning and monitoring and conservation efforts. As a furniture manufacturer, we understand the importance of sustainable forestry. All timber used in products complies with the UK and EU Timber Regulations to ensure no illegal logging involvement. We don’t want to just stop there, though, which is why we have obtained the FSC certification, to ensure that we are contributing to global sustainable forest management and active biodiversity replanting schemes.

See and download our FSC® Certificate

ISO 14001

The international standard for environmental management, ISO 14001, was launched in 1996 by The International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO is a cooperation between 153 national institutes of standards and is the world’s leading environmental management standard. The standard was last updated in 2004.

With a certified ISO 14001 environmental management system, the company can document that its processes, activities, and qualifications focus on minimising the external environmental impacts. The standard therefore requires/demands that the company commits itself to:

  • Conforming with environmental legislations
  • Preventing pollution
  • Constantly improving their environmental actions

The standard hereafter describes the elements in a management system which will enable the company to meet these obligations:

  • Environmental policies
  • Planning
  • Implementation and operation
  • Control and corrective actions
  • Managerial audit

See and download ISO 14001 Certificate

ISO 9001

With a certified ISO 9001 quality management system, we can document that our development, production, and freight activities focus on ensuring the highest customer satisfaction. With the requirements of the standard, we are obliged to work towards the highest level of our customers’ expectations and requirements from the first development process is initiated to the final product is delivered. We are motivated to address risks and opportunities for improvements, and we are determined to act on these. We are constantly surveying our customers satisfaction and trends on the marked, to ensure that we align with these, and that we are in the forefront with new trends and requests to our furniture. Every year we evaluate our quality policy and set new objectives for improvements in production and delivery.

See and download ISO 9001 Certificate

CSR Policy

Our corporate social responsibility policy.

In addition to our Quality and Environmental Management Systems, we aim to outline the promises and actions of Race Furniture’s Corporate and Social Responsibility. By incorporating the UN Sustainable Development Goals into our company operations, we strive to employ the best practices possible and prove our commitment to sustainability.

See and download Our CSR Policy

SafeContractor

SafeContractor delivers a tailored health and safety accreditation allowing contractors to showcase their capabilities to potential customers. SafeContractor Certification gives businesses the peace of mind that their supply chain is secure and resilient and allows contractors to demonstrate that they meet the necessary requirements around health and safety, environmental, modern slavery, diversity, equality, workplace wellbeing and financial stability, all in one product.

See and download SafeContractor Certificate

Achilles BuildingConfidence Gold Standard Assessment

BuildingConfidence is the construction standard providing certification to Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) and the Common Assessment Standard (CAS), putting the community at the forefront of standards in the UK.

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Race Furniture are also a trusted voice within the industry on this topic. We have shared our knowledge and sustainable expertise in the Theatre Greenbook, Sustainable Buildings toolkit. Read our guidance here.

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If you have any questions or are interested in talking to us about our efforts, please contact our Group Sustainability and Environmental Manager: Sian Berkley

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