Nopa Nordic and Allison have been certified according to UN's Sustainable Development Goals, Bureau Veritas
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Nopa Nordic and Allison have been certified according to UN’s sustainable development goals (SDG)


As the first within their business, Nopa Nordic and Allison have been certified according to UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals by Bureau Veritas Certification.

Nopa Nordic and Allison, which is owned by Nopa Nordic, have as the first in their business been certified according to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by Bureau Veritas Certification. An SDG certificate was handed over to them to document their efforts with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

”The SDG certification is a large acknowledgement of the work we have carried out historically in our company and which is part of our DNA. We work and think sustainable, and it is amazing that this can be certified. At the same time, the SDG certification supports all our activities and differentiates us by actually contributing to the goals and not just talking about them,” says Nikolaj Haulrik, Development Manager at Nopa Nordic.

Working with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals is nothing new to Allison and Nopa Nordic. They launched their first eco-labelled products in 1993 and have worked with sustainability for many years. It is important for the company to have its efforts verified by an independent third party tells Nikolaj Haulrik:

”With the SDG certification we want to make sure that we work efficiently and determined with UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Furthermore, we want to ensure that a third party vouch for our work with the goals. This makes our employees proud and creates credibility in our communication with stakeholders.”

An SDG certification is more than a certificate

”Our cooperation with Bureau Veritas Certification has always focused on business development. It is not just a certification but also an assurance that the certification creates business value and can contribute to developing the company in the future,” says Henrik Karup Jørgensen, Group CEO at Nopa Nordic. Allison elaborates:

”The SDG certification has not just confirmed that we work organised and determined with the goals – it has also contributed to us looking at new areas on which we should focus in our work with the Sustainable Development Goals. In this way, the SDG certification contributes to ensure a long-term and proactive approach of working with UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Furthermore, it expands our horizon so we include the sustainable development goals everywhere it makes sense.”

The company’s SDG certification is thus not the final destination of Nopa Nordic’s and Allison’s journey towards the Sustainable Development Goals. With new inspiration in their luggage, the companies look forward to a future in which their work with UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals has only just begun:

”In the future we will continue finding new goals and challenge clients and consumers to buy the most sustainable solutions and not least continue our dedication to sustainability” concludes Henrik Karup Jørgensen.

About SDG certification

With an SDG certification, Bureau Veritas as an independent third party verifies that the sustainable efforts of your company are well-argued and documented so you can document your efforts towards your stakeholders holding an SDG certificate. Read more about a SDG certification.

About Nopa Nordic and Allison

Allison is a leading manufacturer and supplier of beauty care products and has since 2016 been privately owned by Nopa Nordic, which is the leading private label-manufacturer in the Nordic countries within cleaning products, laundry detergents, dishwashing detergents, and personal care products. Read more about Nopa Nordic and Allison.