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Simone Hindmarch-Bye - Commercial Group

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  • We had a plan, a vision…. and bags of enthusiasmWe certainly didn’t have all the answers We became a carbon neutral companyISO14001 certifiedInaugural CSR Day We launched our carbon and waste reduction programmes
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    • 1. The Commercial Story
      How to cut your environmental impact while growing your business
    • 2. Commercial – the business
    • 3. continued growth
      Why is Commercial growing so quickly in a recession?
      Percentage Market v Commercial’s revenue growth in 2010
      Innovative solutions, delivered as promised...
      Sustainability
      Cost reduction (reporting and account management)
      SPRINT : Supplier & distributor specialist products
      Commercial grew by 25% 2010, with revenue increases well in excess of the overall market. We are investing in people and systems to sustain this trajectory
    • 4. 2006 - the beginning
      Waste Management
      Carbon Reduction
      Charity Charter
      “our vision was to embrace our necessary role in helping climate change and to become ambassadors for the solutions to this very real problem..” Nov 2006
    • 5. OPERATIONS ELECTRICITY
      Awards
      Community
      16
      Won
      Over
      40
      Reduced
      35
      awards
      %
      OPERATIONS CARBON
      Customers
      %
      Increase charitable funds
      Over
      250
      Normalised emissions down by
      Programmes
      75
      Supplier assessment
      Revenue
      Supplier programme
      OPERATIONS WASTE
      %
      Reduction projects
      Revenue
      Growth
      41
      90
      93
      Reduced
      100% response to
      %
      Media
      %
      Employee engagement
      %
      expenditure
      Over
      100
      Happy to talk
      92
      articles
      %
      Five years on… the highlights
    • 6. Awards
      Accreditations
      Community
      Awards
      Carbon Neutral
      ISO14001
      ISO9001
      Beacon South West
      FSC
      BITC Big Tick
      National Business Awards
      European Office Products
      Green Fleet (Private Sector)
      Carbon Trust
      LowCVP
      Charity charter
      Green Ambassadors
      Glos. Apprentice Scheme
      Charity events
      Speaker events
      Charity Video
      Supporting events
      OPERATIONS
      Customers
      ISO14001
      Waste Management
      Carbon Reduction
      Data Centre
      Bio-Diesel
      Lighting
      Water Usage
      DRS
      CSR Day
      Technology Day
      Seminar programmes
      Data centre projects
      Carbon reduction
      Shepherd scheme
      Programmes
      Supplier assessment
      Supplier programme
      Revenue
      GROWTH
      Brand
      Revenue
      It is part of our DNA
      Handled with Care
      Video messaging
      Van wraps
      Signage
      Media relations
      Campaigns
      Supplier Engagement Supplier Assessment
      Individual support
      Award Programme
      FSC Chain of Custody
      Office Supplies
      IT Services
      Interiors
      Print
      MFD
      Media
      Employee engagement
      Times
      Guardian
      BBC World News
      Regional/Local
      Trade Journals
      Bike scheme
      Home working
      Green Angels programme
      Green Ambassadors
      Awards programme
      10 Commitments
      Five years on… and still going strong
    • 7. Carbon reduction
      • Dynamic Routing System
      • 8. Saves over 150,000 miles per year
      • 9. Sustainable biodiesel
      • 10. Realtime blending system
      • 11. Energy efficient datacentre
      • 12. 90% reduction in emissions
      • 13. Active & LED lighting
      • 14. 18 month payback
      A recent survey reported that 96% of staff feel involved in the company’s sustainability programme and 92% are proud enough to share the Commercial environmental programme with their friends and families.
    • 15. How
    • 16. Green ambassadors
      Enabling staff to reduce their own impacts
      • Supports staff to improve their home and community
      • 17. Bronze, silver and gold awards
      • 18. Over 40% involved Year 1, 60% Year 2
      • 19. Average 56% improvement in score
      • 20. Saving over 500 tonnes of carbon
      A recent survey reported that 96% of staff feel involved in the company’s sustainability programme and 92% are proud enough to share the Commercial environmental programme with their friends and families.
    • 21.
    • 22.
    • 23. Green angels
      Spreading our wings – Challenging and supporting others
      • Start your own Green Angels programme
      • 24. Recruit a small dedicated team operating to tight brief = Business Transformation
      • 25. We our supporting our first three customers’ initiatives including videoing their first Green Angels Days
    • What helped us make our programme work
      Having buy in at the top
      Committing a from the top
      Allocating resource
      Setting challenging targets
      Being open and prepared to learn
      Making it fun and easy to get involved
      Providing good communication
      Using case studies & video clips
      Gaining awards & external recognition
      Committing to our annual CSR Day
      What we’ve learnt…
    • 26. Done well, a good sustainability programme :
      • Breaths life and energy into an organisation
      • 27. Brings staff together and helps you recruit like-minded people
      • 28. Promotes an atmosphere where it is healthy to question
      • 29. Helps you to do business with companies who see long term value
      • 30. Can provide surprisingly simple costs savings
      • 31. Requires both investment and commitment at all levels of an organisation
      What we’ve learnt…