Environment case studies

Veolia: Business in the Community's Responsible Business of the Year 2016

Veolia - Resourcing the world

Resource management company Veolia's services benefit the UK population through recycling collection and delivery, water treatment and management, low carbon and renewable heat and electricity, and by providing new materials to industry.

Updated: July 2016

Kingspan Insulated Panels

Kingspan Insulated Panels is a leading global manufacturer of advanced building envelope systems and solutions for the creation of high performing, energy efficient buildings. Based in Holywell, North Wales, it is the biggest division within the Kingspan Group.

Updated: April 2017

Dr Zigs Extraordinary Bubbles

Dr Zigs Extraordinary Bubbles is a family-owned micro business that manufacturers sustainable giant bubble toys and mixes and performs at events and has recently diversified into an on-site Bubble Barn (shop) and Café. 

Updated: April 2017

IKEA Cardiff

IKEA Cardiff is the only Wales branch of IKEA, a home furnishing retailer committed to creating a better everyday life for as many people as possible. 

Updated: April 2017
Olam International - Societe d'Exploitation Cotonniere Olam - Highly Commended

Olam International - Société d’Exploitation Cotonnière Olam (SECO)

Agri-business Olam International has expanded and strengthened their supply chain by offering training, healthcare, and accessible finance to the farming communities they work with.

Updated: July 2016
Categories: Environment
Whitbread: Winner of the Asda Environmental Leadership Award 2016

Whitbread - Costa Eco-Pod and Hub, by Premier Inn

Hospitality company Whitbread is tackling climate change and making savings through two new environmentally friendly building projects, the Costa Eco-Pod and the Hub hotel, from Premier Inn.

Updated: July 2016
Categories: Environment
Halen Mon Anglesey Sea Salt - Winner, Dwr Cymru Environmental Leadership Award

Halen Môn Anglesey Sea Salt – Resource Reduction and Biodiversity Enhancement

Halen Môn has moved into a purpose-built new saltcote (salt factory) on the Isle of Anglesey. With built-in cost savings, the world famous sea salt is now more efficient to produce than ever before.

Updated: June 2016
Business in the Community Scotland winner

Kirsty Maguire Architect Ltd

A leader which seeks to inspire and influence policy makers locally and globally in developing sustainability across the construction industry and beyond, Kirsty Maguire Architect Ltd proves that great design can go hand-in-hand with environmental sustainability.  

Updated: June 2016
Categories: Environment
Elan Hair Design: The salon

Elan Hair Design - The UK’s most eco-friendly hair salon

Élan Hair Design transformed their salon into an award-winning eco-friendly business by investing in new technologies and devising new waste management systems.

Updated: June 2016
JPA Furniture - a notebook recycled from a chair

John Pulsford Associates Limited - Redundant Furniture Recycling and Reuse Programme

John Pulsford Associates Limited (JPA) is reducing waste and making savings by offering furniture repair and recycling services.

Updated: June 2016
National Grid - Natural Grid: A National Grid employee looking through binoculars

National Grid - Natural Grid

National Grid is working with local partners to transform the way they manage their landholdings, improving biodiversity and conservation as well as adding value to their business.

Updated: June 2016
Categories: Environment
Veolia - Resourcing the World: A man standing next to a pipe

Veolia - Resourcing the World

Veolia is tackling resource scarcity and climate change by challenging its staff to develop innovative products which reuse materials while opening up new revenue streams.

Updated: June 2016
Categories: Environment
WSP | Parson Brinckerhoff - Future Ready: A landscaped area

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff - Future Ready

WSP | Parsons is making sure that its building and infrastructure projects are future fit and sustainable through research into environmental, economic and social trends.

Updated: June 2016
Pollinate Energy - Pollinate Energy Business Model

Pollinate Energy - Pollinate Energy Business Model

By installing solar lamps, stoves, and water filters Pollinate Energy is delivering safe, green, affordable electricity to urban communities in India and growing its business at the same time.

Updated: June 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

ABP - Doing More With Less

By investing in new technologies, reusing waste products, and valuing biodiversity, food producer ABP UK has reduced its energy and water usage and gained a competitive edge.

Updated: April 2016
Categories: Environment

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