Bartlett Mitchell, a Surrey based multi-award-winning contract caterer has reduced its emissions by 22.3 tCO2 in its second year of carbon footprint reporting with The Planet Mark, demonstrating its commitment to sustainability and environmental protection.
The Planet Mark is a sustainability certification which recognises outstanding achievements, encourages action, and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals. Certification to the programme is retained by organisations making a minimum reduction of 2.5% in carbon emissions every year.
Bartlett Mitchell’s total carbon footprint in year ending December 2019 was 99.8 tCO2. A decrease of 19.1% from the previous year. This emissions reduction is equivalent to an average family vehicle driving more than twice round the circumference of the planet.
Steve Malkin, CEO and Founder of The Planet Mark, commented: “The team at bartlett mitchell live and breathe sustainability. We are thrilled to see them achieve their second year’s certification to The Planet Mark and in doing so, make such a significant carbon reduction. Food lies at the intersection of some of our plants most pressing environmental and societal challenges. In certifying with The Planet Mark, bartlett mitchell is helping make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible for everyone, while nurturing the planet at the same time. This is wonderful work from a really committed team of people.”
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24.2 % carbon footprint per employee
99.8 tCO2e total carbon footprint
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