Working with like-minded people and organizations, we can reduce waste, water and energy use and carbon dioxide emissions. At the same time, we will seek opportunities to increase positive impacts for people and the planet. We are committed to reporting biannually on our environmental impacts and are Climate Smart certified.
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Policy: To limit our energy consumption, we ensure computers and monitors operate in energy saving mode, and turn them off when not in use. We also use LED lighting wherever possible and turn off lighting when the office is not in use.
How we measure: Energy consumption
Policy: To limit the greenhouse gas emissions that we create, we minimize our road and air travel by using video-conferencing and encouraging working from home. We also encourage walking, cycling, and using public transport for staff commuting by providing lockers and a safe place to store bicycles.
How we measure: CO2e emissions according GHG Protocol published by World Resources Institute and the World Business Council on Sustainable Development.
Policy: To limit the amount of garbage that goes to landfill we
How we measure: Waste to landfill, diversion rate for recyclable material.
Policy: To encourage and support businesses that are part of the global environmental community, we maintain a Supplier Policy outlining actions we undertake, including:
How we measure: Percent of total purchases made according to our supplier policy.