Abbey Business Interiors

Abbey Business Interiors, a workplace and hospitality furnishing service has achieved certification to The Planet Mark.

This is Abbey Interior Design’s 8th year of business carbon footprint reporting and certification to The Planet Mark. Abbey’s total carbon footprint ending December 2019 was 134.3 tCO2e, a decrease of 35.3% from the year ending 2018. Travel emissions decreased by 37.3% and building emissions by 18.7%.

2019’s footprint includes emissions from building emissions, business travel and water used in the office.

Steve Malkin, CEO of The Planet Mark commented “Abbey Business Interior continue to demonstrate their sustainability commitment year-on-year. It serves as a great example to see an interior design company continually reduce its own building and travel emissions. Abbey’s exemplar efforts should serve as a statement to their clients that it is doing their part for the environment”

Certification to The Planet Mark is based on the commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability in its business operations by measuring and reducing its carbon footprint by 5% annually and engaging its stakeholders.

Abbey Business Interiors recognise its responsibility to embrace sustainability and its environmental credentials year on year. By achieving the Planet Mark accreditation Abbey are committed to reducing its carbon emissions and exceed business boundaries to invest in sustainable practices and projects around the UK. Abbey aims to encourage and inspire its employees, suppliers, and clients to follow their lead.

 

 

CERTIFIED  YEAR 8


The Planet Mark


This is to certify that Abbey Business Interiors has achieved a reduction in its carbon footprint and is committed to continous improvement in sustainability.


Valid to 31 March 2021

Steve Malkin
Founder
The Planet Mark

Sir Tim Smit KBE
Co-Founder
The Eden Project

MEASURE



35.3% absolute carbon reduction

carbon reduction per employee

We are committed to reducing our carbon emmissions yearly so that together, we can all halt climate change


  • Total carbon footprint 134.3 tCO2e
  • Reporting boundary : Head office operations (Cheltenham, UK)
  • Emission sources : Electricity, T&D losses, water, fleet
  • Reporting period : 1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

ENGAGE



37 FTE employees

We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.


COMMUNICATE



We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably report on


8 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS