Teknion designs furniture that works across boundaries, products that fit within any architectural envelope and work culture. A versatile and integrated portfolio supports collaborative spaces and those where people work alone. Their furniture works wherever you work.
Teknion’s corporate headquarters are based in Toronto, Ontario; U.S. headquarters are in Mount Laurel, New Jersey; and their European head office is in London. Teknion has sales offices, showrooms, manufacturing and warehousing facilities in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., India, Russia and Malaysia, and continues to expand into Europe, the Middle East, Central and South America, the Caribbean and the Pacific Rim.
GOING BEYOND WHAT IS EXPECTED
Most of their environmental impacts relate to the design and manufacture of their products – the materials they use, how products are designed, made and transported, and how they perform in their customers’ spaces. Eighty percent of their component parts are manufactured in-house. This affords us unprecedented control of their manufacturing process, enabling us to challenge the status quo and go well beyond the minimum requirements for third-party certification. They’ve chosen the following Foundation Programs because they can use them as tools to push us further and go beyond what is expected.
Environmental Management System to reduce environmental impact
11 Design for Environment guidelines addressing a product’s entire life at the design stage
Improving indoor air quality
BIFMA e3 Level:
Reducing environmental and social impacts of furniture within the built environment
SCS Global Services:
Leadership in environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards
Reducing environmental impact within the built environment
THEIR OTHER CORE PROGRAMS INCLUDE:
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP):
Mitigating climate change
Environmental leadership collaborative to share knowledge across industries
Living Building Challenge:
Reducing toxicity in their products and increasing transparency
ANEW / CSR ECO Solutions:
Extending the useful life of their products through product redistribution