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Green Mark is a tailored environmental certification scheme.

Achieving a Green Mark helps organisations to:

  • Identify cost-savings.
  • Comply with environmental legislation.
  • Gain a competitive advantage.
  • Strengthen bidding and tendering opportunities.
  • Develop and environmental management system (EMS)
  • Work towards environmental accreditations such as ISO 14001 and EMAS.

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Green Mark helped Urban Planters to save costs and CO2 by making it even 'greener'

Green Mark helped Urban Planters to save costs and CO2 by making it even 'greener'

Urban Planters London West - a Green Mark certified business - increases employees' productivity rates by bringing greenery indoors to improve air quality and make people's surroundings better. The organisation supplies a high-quality range of living plants and plant-related products for offices and workplaces. They also offer a range of products such as living walls, living art and Christmas displays to transform indoor space, as well as maintenance services.
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Green Mark Newsletter - May 2015

Green Mark Newsletter - May 2015

Crisis Skylight Newcastle is going 'green' by transforming unwanted materials into functional products and art!
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Empowering employees with sustainability e-learning tools: good practices from Reed in Partnership

Empowering employees with sustainability e-learning tools: good practices from Reed in Partnership

Integrating sustainability into core business activities and organisational culture is not an easy process that can be achieved overnight. On-going training and employee engagement is required to improve the sustainability skills of employees and keep them aware of their changing environment.
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Is behaviour change the key to achieving sustainable business?

Is behaviour change the key to achieving sustainable business?

Yes, this is possible, said Dr Marcos Pelenur at the ESF TA Green Mark Celebration event on 4 June 2014 at The Crystal: "If you want to encourage a behaviour, make it Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely (EAST)! ... you can start by changing the defaults." More information about Dr Marcos Pelenur's presentation can be accessed at www.behaviouralinsights.co.uk.
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Green Mark can help you reduce your operational costs

According to The Carbon Trust, UK businesses are paying more than £1.6bn too much on their energy bills every year, and could save uo to 15% on their energy bills through energy efficiency measures.

Green Mark specialises in helping businesses reduce their environmental impact by increasing efficiency in areas such as utilities usage, waste disposal, and procurement.


Recommended by London’s primary Co-Financing Organisations

Green Mark is recommended by London’s Co-Financing Organisations for European Social Funds. These include the Greater London Authority, the Skills Funding Agency, Department of Work and Pensions, London Councils and National Offenders Management Service.

Telephone 020 7403 0300 or email green.mark@gle.co.uk to find out how your business could benefit from Green Mark.

Find out how your business could benefit from Green Mark
Telephone 020 7403 0300
Email green.mark@gle.co.uk.


Small businesses offered major discount on Green Mark certification

Small businesses offered major discount on Green Mark certification

Special Deal offers smaller organisations the opportunity to achieve Green Mark at only 60% of the standard certification cost until 31 December 2015.
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Casestudy: Russell Press save £8,000 per year through Green Mark

Russell Press have saved £8,000 per year through Green Mark

As a result of Green Mark initiatives, Russell Press saved £8,000 per year by reducing paper usage,. They also made significant achievements in lowering energy and fuel usage, sourcing of ethical materials, and use of recycled and chlorine free materials.

Green Mark not only taught us the importance of minimising our impact on the environment, but more importantly how." - Mike Coates, General Manager.


Casestudy: Crisis benefit from Green Mark

Crisis

“We were delighted with the service we received and would strongly recommend it to anyone. The Green Mark team were very helpful and supported us throughout the process” –Glenn Gunner, Facilities Coordinator Crisis UK

European Social Fund