Welcome to our Sustainable Business Hub. We are committed to protecting our Environment as a responsible company and operating as a sustainable business.
At a time of global temperature increases and supply chain disruption to energy and key commodities, it is increasingly important that businesses make the transition towards a more sustainable future. Now is the time to take responsibility for our emissions and to commit to a carbon reduction.
Supplier and customer expectations are changing. By demonstrating commitment to climate action, not only will businesses potentially save costs, but also open market opportunities, attract new talent, and gain a competitive advantage.
This Sustainability Hub is designed to share useful articles and case studies on what some of our clients are doing to reduce their energy usage and carbon emissions.
The top three actions that people want businesses to take are:
- using less energy and resources in products and services
- restoring and protecting nature
- cutting greenhouse gas emissions
(Business in the Community & YouGov survey September 2021)
Click the images below to read our latest articles on sustainability in business:
Recent research shows smaller businesses account for 30% of all current UK greenhouse gas emissions (including emissions from households, industry and government) and around 50% of total emissions from UK businesses. (British Business Bank – ‘Smaller Businesses and the Transition to Net Zero’ 2021).
Find out what some of these businesses are doing to reduce their emissions impact:
Riverford Organic Farmers Ltd is an organic farm and UK-wide organic vegetable box delivery company in Devon, England. They used the Bishop Fleming tax team for their guidance and expertise. In this video they discuss that relationship and the result. Watch the video here.
In recognition of B Corp month 2021, Laura Seaward caught up with Philip Everett-Lyon, founder of Hattiers Rum which is one of just 7 B Corps in Devon. Click here to read.
'The world's first Rum Distillery to have a Carbon Negative Footprint'. Russ and Gemma Wakeham have used their passion for Rum, science and the planet to create the brilliant ‘Two Drifters Distillery’, leading the way in sustainability. Click here to read.
Jasun Envirocare is looking forward to the next 50 years, and a key part of the vision is sustainability and reducing the environmental impact of the manufacturing process. We met Charles Chandler, Finance Director, to discuss their journey towards Net Zero. Click here to read.