Wagering on innovation applied to production and the quality of raw materials to guarantee environmental sustainability and energy efficiency. This is the path taken by Gruppo Natuzzito supply responses to the growing demand for products to furnish the home in harmony with nature. For theInternational Year of Forests, declared by the UN for 2011, the Natuzzi Group makes a commitment to improve its already advanced principles and criteria of good management for the protection and optimal use of trees and forests. According to the philosophy of the company, wood is an excellent material in qualitative and environmental terms, as long as it is legally produced, arriving from forests managed in a responsible way. For this reason, Natuzzi does not accept illegally harvested wood or materials from forests threatened with destruction. In particular, before over purchase of wood and wood-based materials, Natuzzi gathers information on their origin. Suppliers are required to regularly provide information on the sources of wood materials.