Commercial, a specialist in business stationery, has achieved certification to The Planet Mark. Commercial is a leader in the procurement and distribution of office products, interiors, pre-printed material and computer consumables and the design, development, installation and maintenance of office technology and software solutions.
2019 saw Commercial cut carbon by 2.4% from 2018 resulting in its total carbon footprint ending January 2019 1,144. tCO2e. The relative carbon footprint was 3.78 tCO2e per employee, a decrease of 6.6% compared to the year ending 2018.
Commercial’s footprint includes emissions from electricity, natural gas, fuel used by fleet, waste, water, fleet, business travel, papers, and hotel visits. Waste emissions decreased by 54%, electricity by 22% and travel emissions by 0.6% respectively.
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.
Commercial pride itself on embedding sustainability at the heart of the company. They make it easier for customers to achieve social and environmental best practice while pioneering ground-breaking approaches to driving continual improvement in the future. Earlier this year Commercial launched its Social Impact Report. Its purpose is to challenge the traditional model of business by sharing its strategies, approach, and impact of their sustainability programme.
CERTIFIED YEAR 2
This is to certify that Commercial has achieved a reduction in its carbon footprint and is committed to continous improvement in sustainability.
Valid to April 2020
Sir Tim Smit KBE
2.4% absolute carbon reduction
6.6% carbon reduction per employee
We are committed to reducing our carbon emmissions yearly so that together, we can all halt climate change
303 FTE employees
We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.
We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably report on
7 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS