Top tips for making your business more sustainable

  • Ask the question of yourself and colleagues. “Do you want to drive your top-line growth and win new business”?
  • If the answer is yes. Appoint an environmental or energy champion
  • Talk to staff – get them on board with energy reduction and environmental programmes-
  • Know where you use your energy – it may not be where you think
  • Install smart meters, motion sensors to major lighting circuits, low-energy or LED lightbulb alternatives
  • Where practical replace old equipment with newer, energy efficient versions
  • Share your success and explain the benefits to customers and suppliers – it brings people together

Free Sustainability resources

We’ve worked with industry, governments and consumers to agree best practice standards that cover the range of sustainability issues facing organizations of all sizes and offer a range of services to help your business grow sustainably.

More about sustainability standards

ISO 14001 for environmental management

Our most globally recognized and respected environmental best practice framework, ISO 14001 helps you identify and control how your business affects the environment, understand legislation and put clear methods in place to conserve resources and save money. Clients tell us that ISO 14001 has helped them reduce costs, enhance their reputation and win new business.

ISO 50001 for cutting energy costs

ISO 50001 helps you manage energy usage to tackle rising fuel bills, comply with the law and reduce unnecessary wastage.

By understanding how to monitor and manage your energy footprint, you can cut costs and meet environmental and carbon reduction targets, enhancing your corporate reputation as a result.