Impress was established in 1989 and has grown into an award winning environmental print company and one of the most successful, highly regarded and innovative print and communication providers in the South East.
This is Impress Print’s 2nd year of carbon reporting and certification to The Planet Mark. First year 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.
Impress Print first measured the carbon emissions of its operations for the year ending December 2018 and setting a target to reduce emissions by 5% annually. The company recorded a carbon reduction of 17.1%, resulting in a total carbon footprint of 327.7 tCO2e. The relative carbon footprint was 3.86 tCO2e per employee, a decrease of 22% compared to the year ending 2017. This year’s footprint includes emissions associated with electricity, natural gas, and fleet. Impress Print recorded a reduction in electricity by 16.9% and travel emissions by 18.8%.
Impress Print Said “We are delighted that Impress Print Services has achieved The Planet Mark. They have consistently led the way in sustainable design and print enabling their customers to communicate effectively and in the most environmentally friendly way. Measuring the whole company’s carbon footprint is an excellent way of focusing attention on what more could be done on many aspects of the business including logistical processes and use of energy”.
Impress is firmly committed to reducing our environmental impact, increasing their positive social impact, being a good employer and driving sustainable, profitable growth. Credentials include World Land Trust and FSC certified paper.
CERTIFIED YEAR 2
This is to certify that Impress Print has achieved a reduction in its carbon footprint and is committed to continous improvement in sustainability.
Valid to 30 April 2020
Sir Tim Smit KBE
17.1% absolute carbon reduction
22.0% carbon reduction per employee
We are committed to reducing our carbon emmissions yearly so that together, we can all halt climate change
85 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