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The owner of ASIE and ARENA Concept Mr Raul Lättemägi receiving the gold level award at the Responsible Business Forum gala on the 23rd of May 2019.

Awarded with GOLD responsible business label

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Picture shows the owner of ASIE and ARENA Concept Mr Raul Lättemägi receiving the gold level award at the Responsible Business Forum gala on the 23rd of May 2019.

We have knowingly dedicated continious efforts to the growth of responsible entrepreneurship within our company and in our field of expertise. As a result our company is more driven to see a better future.

When in 2017 and 2018 we were awarded with the bronze and silver award, we were not going to stop there. We pushed for even higher standards from ourselves and our partners. Now in 2019 we belong to a very short list of companies who value and contribute to the growth of positive impact in social and environmental entrepreneurship.

A company with a gold label is knowingly responsible and shows both initiative and also systematic and consistent behaviour that ensures responsible behaviour in all managemant levels and by all workers.

We continue to be an example and a role model so that responsible behaviour will spread wider among the companies and partners in our field.

Silver quality level of Responsible Business

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We were recognized with a Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate and silver level quality label.

The quality label is given to companies who took part in the Estonian Corporate Social Responsibility Index, which value sustainable growth and contribute strategically to the development of the social and natural environment.

At the official ceremony, the silver quality label and the certification were given to Raul Lättemägi, owner of Advanced Sports Installations Europe.

According to Raul Lättemägi, the company achieved 83% of maximum score of CSR Index in its category and improved its quality level from last year’s bronze to silver this year. “We received feedback from CSR experts that operating responsibly has entwined with main activities of our company and we will show up initiative to act with responsibility. Based on this way of thinking, we have created the Arena Concept, an innovative zero-waste method for handling artificial grass on-site, that enables to reuse most of the materials from the artificial turf sports fields,” says Lättemägi.

We won the Estonian Business Award for the Environment 2017

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Our unique ARENA Concept, an innovative zero-waste method for recycling artificial turf on-site, was announced as the general winner of the eco-friendliness competition and it also received the most of e-ballots during public voting in its category. Technology developed by our company enables 100% of the materials to be reused in new sports fields or as recycled raw materials in other industries. It reduces CO2 emissions by 70% when compared to present methods of field renewal, solving the biggest problem associated with artificial turf fields – environmental pollution.

At the official ceremony, the Award was given to Raul Lättemägi, the ARENA Concept owner, by Minister of the Environment Siim Kiisler.

Photographer: Joonas Sisask

Strategic international membership with Synthetic Turf Council

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We became a full member of the Synthetic Turf Council, the world’s largest organization of the synthetic turf industry, representing over 200 companies with operations in over ten countries.
“With our Removal and Recycling program being launched to all of Europe, it is an exciting time to be part of this business,” says Roomer Tarajev, the PR & Media Manager for Advanced Sports Installations Europe. Roomer continues, “We are merging our resources and technology to further mobilize the recycling business while educating the public on strategic and effective ways to manage synthetic turf fields in and around their cities. As a member of this fine origination, we will be looking forward to meeting and brainstorming with other industry leaders on important social and environmental topics.”

Founded in 2003, the STC assists buyers and end users with the selection, use and maintenance of synthetic turf systems in sports field, golf, municipal parks, airports, landscape and residential applications. It is a resource for current, credible, and independent research on the safety and environmental impact of synthetic turf, as well as technical guidance on the selection, installation, maintenance, and environmentally responsible disposal of synthetic turf.

More information www.syntheticturfcouncil.org