Stanford Industrial Concrete Flooring has achieved The Planet Mark sustainability certification for business.

Dec 12, 2014 | News

By <a href="" target="_self">George Catchpole</a>

By George Catchpole

Marketing Manager

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Stanford Industrial Concrete Flooring, an innovative industrial flooring solutions specialist has achieved The Planet Mark sustainability certification, which is provided by Planet First in partnership with the Eden Project.

The certification demonstrates Stanford Industrial Concrete Flooring’s commitment to sustainability by reducing energy, waste, water, procurement and travel consumption and associated carbon emissions. The Planet Mark is an international certification for businesses which demonstrates commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability.

The Planet Mark certification has been achieved based on a carbon footprint measurement of 362 tCO2e or 9.3 tCO2e per employee. Stanford Industrial Concrete Flooring has committed to reducing their carbon footprint by 5% over the coming year.

You can see Stanford Industrial Concrete Flooring’s Planet Mark certificate by clicking here.

“Stanford Industrial Concrete Flooring is the first business from the concrete industry to achieve The Planet Mark sustainability certification. Stanford has a reputation for delivering innovation and taking leadership in their sector, whether it is the use of laser technology or delivering training to increase industry skills. By choosing to commit to The Planet Mark, Stanford has set a new benchmark in sustainability for the concrete industry to follow. We applaud their vision in tackling the reduction in carbon, energy, water and waste head on.” Steve Malkin, CEO Planet First

Stanford is an important part of bringing sustainability into their customers supply chain. Stanford has worked on a number of Planet Mark certified buildings developed by Prologis.

“We are immensely proud at Stanford to be the first concrete sector specialist to achieve The Planet Mark Certification. It shows our commitment to the environment and continued carbon emission reduction whilst supporting customers who wholeheartedly believe in the same values” Kevin Louch, Managing Director, Stanford Industrial Concrete Flooring

As part of its certification, Stanford Industrial Concrete Flooring is also proudly supporting the Eden Project Education programme, to develop educational materials and workshops for school children and young people, as well as industry specific development training programmes, both off-site and at the Eden Project in Cornwall.