What can a hardwood floor do for the planet?
It depends on the hardwood floor.

Environment

The story of Listone Giordano begins in with its forests in France. Listone Giordano continues to set the benchmark by sourcing the finest quality French oak from its own plantations at Fontaines in the Burgundy region of France. These plantations are regarded among the most sustainable sources of hardwood in the world.

FRANCE: FORESTRY MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
The selection of raw material for all European wood species takes place in France. The “model” country for sustainable and renewable forestry management.

ITALY: 25.000 NEW OAK TREES
Experimental laboratory for the sustainable management of the forest in Umbria, Italy. Listone Giordano has recently implemented the most important Italian re-forestation project, in Italy, by planting more then 25.000 new oak trees.

SOUTH AMERICA: THE NEW FORESTRY BOUNDARY
The application of the expertise in forestry management acquired in France is helping us develop and pioneer an ambitious project in Bolivia and Argentina, aimed at the sustainable certification of tropical wood species in a forestry area of more than 50.000 acres.

ECO-FRIENDLY FINISHES
Healthy and eco-friendly Finishing processes, using solvent-free varnishes or vegetable oils based treatments, with total respect to health and the environment.

FORMALDEHYDE -FREE
Strict controls on formaldehyde emissions of the products with values ten times lower then the ones set by the most severe EU regulations.

NO RADIATION
Severe controls on radioactive emissions, both for raw materials and finished products.

A FIRM EMBEDDED IN NATURE
A production plant that perfectly fits the surroundings. High attention has been paid to environmental impact of the industrial process.

ENERGY SAVING
Energy saving and waste reduction thanks to the implementation of a thermal power system fed by biomasses.