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27 . Sep . 2016
Cork mindset

Cork, as part of the world’s forests, helps maximize carbon sequestration and consequently counters global warming and climate changes. Cork is the bark of Quercus Suber L. and is renewed every nine years. Amorim Cork Composites is also using sub-products from cork stoppers production as raw material. This value-chain …

12 . Oct . 2020
Sustainability and high performance for the “Forest City” Schöneiche’s artificial turf pitch

The SV Germania 90 club and the municipality of Schöneiche chose a cork-based natural infill for artificial turf when they rebuilt their pitch in Germany.

About Us 27 . Sep . 2016
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Preservation of the cork oak forest

It makes the cork viable in a unique manner, and as a result, the preservation of the cork oak forest, a unique example of green economy, which is based on a balance between economic, social and environmental issues. The constant concern to adopt and reinforce sustainable development practices makes Corticeira Amorim o…

27 . Sep . 2016
Commitment to Forestry chain of custody

We prefer to use cork from well managed forests, certified by the forest certification system of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), and/or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC). We do not sell FSC or PEFC certified products which have included the following categories of forest r…

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