Knowledge & Cooperation

We’re contributing to advancing the circular economy within the built environment by collaborating and sharing knowledge through a range of cross-industry initiatives. We continue to learn every day, inspired and challenged by our stakeholders.

We share knowledge and drive cooperation

We are collaborating with the Ministry of Economy of Luxembourg to create an industry standard for sharing circular information on products.

We are involved in the EU Circular Plastics Alliance, promoting voluntary commitments for more recycled plastics, with a target of 10 million tons of recycled plastics are used to make products in Europe by 2025

Our CEO called for industry action on the circular economy as part of the green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic at the FrenchFounders “Act to Impact” summit 

Tarkett supports our research to shine a light on the impact of workplace culture and business practices on health and sustainability.

Eileen McNeely, PhD, MS, RNC, Executive Director, Sustainability and Health Initiative for Netpositive Enterprise (SHINE), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA

We build responsible partnerships with our suppliers 

We fully engage with our suppliers on sustainability, developing genuine partnerships, and seeking long-term sales relationships with companies that share our ethical and environmental values.

Tarkett CEO Fabrice Barthélemy & Aquafil chairman and CEO Giulio Bonazzi

Partnership highlights

Through our partnership with the Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency (EPEA), we select our materials after evaluating their impact on health and the environment

Our strategic raw material suppliers are committed to the principles of the United Nations Global Compact.

We have developed a supplier code of conduct to help our suppliers improve their social, ethical and environmental performance.

We cooperate with the Dutch drinking water industry and have adapted our carpet production processes to recycle calcium carbonate from water treatment into our carpet backing. 

We are partnering with the car industry to use recycled PVB from safety glass and windshields in our resilient flooring in Europe and in carpet backings in North America.

Safety at Tarkett

The health and safety of people connected to our business is our first priority. To create a culture of safety in the workplace, we go beyond compliance to continuously improve our safety policies and practices, striving to keep our employees, contractors and visitors safe, every day and everywhere.

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Diversity, Inclusion & Talent development

Building diverse and inclusive teams enables us to respond more effectively to the needs of our customers and society. We strive to empower our people to bring a broad range of views and talents to work every day, taking our innovative capacity and performance to the next level.

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Tarkett Cares

We seek to care for and support our local communities through our global volunteering programme, Tarkett Cares, engaging our employees to share their time and talents for good causes. We also provide financial and product donations.

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