50% Emission Reduction by 2030,
Net Zero by 2050.
We are committing to bring our company in line with the Science Based targets set out by the UNFCCC to achieve Net Zero no later than 2050 and target a 50% reduction in emissions by 2030. To track our progress, we pledge to report the total Greenhouse Gas emissions of our business, at a minimum, on an annual basis.
We are aware that our business activities result in various environmental impacts and will comply with all relevant legislative, regulatory and other environmental requirements in order to act in a socially responsible manner. To read more about our environmental management processes, click here.
Kubus Carbon Reduction Plan
In conjunction with Net Zero International, we have prepared a carbon reduction plan. To meet these Science Based Targets, Kubus will develop the following initiatives:
- Sustainable travel policy
- Employee engagement
- Sustainable supplier policy
- Energy review
- Sustainable company vehicle policy (electric car feasibility)
For a comprehensive document outlining and explaining our carbon emissions reduction plan in more detail, click here.
How do we support the United Nations SDGs?
We have identified 3 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that we will consider in every decision we make.
The wellbeing of our people is imperative to running a sustainable business. We promote healthy lifestyles and will continue to develop this.
Our industry consumes a lot of tech. We will work with our partners and suppliers to move away from wasteful consumption & increase sustainable practices, as well as looking our own consumption.
Climate change is a threat to everyone’s future. We will do all we can do reduce our negative impact on the planet.
Our Sustainability Timeline
C02 Emissions Report
Created and began monitoring the business’s carbon emissions.
Full Environmental Policy
Created a full environmental policy to ensure the company’s commitment beyond legal and regulatory requirements. The full policy can be found here.
Offsetting Emissions Created by Business Travel
Began offsetting emissions created by business travel with new travel system that involves putting funds towards sustainability projects per business trip taken.
Cisco Sustainability Specialisation
Achieved the Environmental Sustainability Specialisation through the Cisco Partner Program.
Introduced carbon neutral shipping with DHL via their ‘GoGreen’ initiative, which covers 95% of our shipping, helping to reduce emissions, waste and other environmental related impacts throughout the supply chain.
Electric Vehicle Scheme
Introduced an electric vehicle scheme, allowing employees to obtain an electric car through salary sacrifice, with electric charging points on site at the Kubus Kemble office.
Sustainability Project Team
Established an internal team focused on:
- Preparing our CSR policy and Carbon Reduction Plan
- Signing up to appropriate UN Sustainable Development Goals
- Undertaking a carbon audit to establish benchmark carbon emissions
Energy Efficient Lightbulbs
Initiated the phased replacement of lighting with energy efficient bulbs.
Hybrid Working Policy
Launched a fully supported hybrid working policy for all non-warehouse staff to reduce emissions generated through commuting.
Targeted a company wide reduction in printing, including the move from manual to paperless Credit/Accounts Payable functions.
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multi-nationals locally and abroad.
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