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Harrow Green achieves The Planet Mark for business

Posted by Camilla Oelman on 03-Nov-2014 06:50:00

Harrow Green, specialising in business, IT and international relocation, as well as storage, recycling and reuse harrow-green-logoservices, has now achieved The Planet Mark sustainability certification, which is provided by Planet First in partnership with the Eden Project.

The certification demonstrates Harrow Green’s commitment to sustainability by reducing energy, water and travel consumption and associated carbon emissions. The Planet Mark is an international certification for businesses which demonstrates commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability.

The Planet Mark certification has been achieved based on a carbon footprint measurement of 1,542.7 tCO2e or 7.42 tCO2e per employee. Through The Planet Mark certification, Harrow Green has committed to reducing their carbon footprint by 5% over the coming year.

Harrow Green is displaying its sustainability certificate and results of its activity to the public through the company's website www.harrowgreen.co.uk and through www.planetfirst.co.uk.

“Harrow Green is now fully committed to sustainability. The company is bringing its knowledge, expertise and passion for sustainability together to make energy, carbon and cost savings. Harrow Green’s services relate to the circular economy, which directly translates into furthering sustainability. By achieving The Planet Mark certification, Harrow Green is demonstrating commitment to reduce their environmental impacts whilst engaging with their customers, employees and supply chain.” Steve Malkin, CEO Planet First

As part of its certification, Harrow Green is also proudly supporting the Eden Project Education programme, to develop educational materials and workshops for school children and young people, as well as industry specific development training programmes, both off-site and at the Eden Project in Cornwall.

“We are very proud to have achieved The Planet Mark certification. Sustainability is extremely important to us and we make it a priority throughout our business. Everyone at Harrow Green works hard to cut our environmental impact and to engage with our local community and our customers. We have now clearly demonstrated our commitment to sustainability and are delighted to have this recognised by The Planet Mark.” Nigel Dews, Managing Director, Harrow Green

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