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Environmental policy

As one of the UK’s leading independent energy consultancies, we are committed to continually improving our environmental performance and leadership by promoting good practice both externally and internally. We have an ISO 14001 compliant environmental management system and are currently awaiting certification.

The Green Consultancy (TGC) is ISO14001:2004 certified and follows 14001 systems and disciplines.

Our mission

TGC is committed to continuously improve our environmental performance and environmental leadership by promoting environmental good practice externally and internally.

Externally, as one of the UK’s leading independent energy consultancies, by providing energy management and sustainability advice to non-domestic energy consumers – in particular, to help them to reduce their carbon emissions.

Our impacts

As our most significant impact is to help businesses and public sector organisations reduce their carbon emissions. We recognise that in pursuing these objectives we can impact the environment.

Our most significant adverse environmental impacts are:

  • Carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere from the use of fossil fuel based energy and consumption of electricity in our offices;
  • Greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere from the use of fossil fuels for our business transport requirements;
  • Production of waste in the office;
  • Use of paper in the office;
  • Indirectly, the environmental impact of our suppliers and consultants.

Our Commitments & Objectives

Internally we are committed to continuously improve our environmental performance and seek to minimise our negative environment impact by:

  • Complying with relevant environmental legislation, regulations and other relevant requirements;
  • Continual improvement by regularly reviewing our environmental management system;
  • Implementing systems that meet the requirements of ISO14001 as a certified environmental management system;
  • Influencing business and public sector organisations to take a leadership role in carbon emission reduction;
  • Influencing our supply chain by communicating our Environmental Policy and promoting environmentally sensitive approaches by our, suppliers and consultants;
  • Minimising the amount of waste and consumption of resources through reduction, recovery and recycling;
  • Minimising the amount of paper used by printing only when necessary;
  • Prevention of pollution by minimising our carbon emissions from energy consumption and travel;
  • Reporting our environmental performance in our Annual Report;
  • Setting realistic objectives and targets for each of our most significant environmental impacts;
  • Training all employees on environmental issues;
  • Using environmentally friendly products where possible

John Treble BA MSc
Managing Director
TGC EP1004 Version 2 January 2013

Annual report available on request.

Put us to the test NOW!  To discuss your requirements please call John Treble on 01761 419081 or email John@GreenConsultancy.com

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