Achilles helps customers save 97 thousand tonnes of CO2

Grant Prior 1 year ago Achilles Information Limited
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Supply chain specialist Achilles is demonstrating its commitment to a net zero future, both for the organisation and its customers, enabling more every year to achieve their own carbon reduction targets with an increase of 144% in Achilles’ Carbon Reduce Programme members in the past two years.

In the last 12 months, the Achilles Carbon Reduce Programme has also helped its members to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions by a significant 97,411 tonnes CO2-e, which is the equivalent of 48,700 cars travelling 7,600 miles per annum.

To offset this amount without reduction, Achilles customers would have had to plant over 4.8 million trees within one year – making the reduction a colossal feat for climate action.

Achilles has also won the international ‘Toitū Brighter Future Award 2022 for Climate Action’ for the second consecutive year.

Austin Hansell, Carbon Product Manager at Toitū Envirocare said: “We are recognising the organisations from the various Toitū Envirocare programmes making a significant impact in environmental sustainability.  Achilles is actively working to reduce its impact and with businesses across the UK.

“The Toitū Brighter Future Awards are judged on impact, not public voting, with the winners scientifically proven to be making a positive difference to the world around them. It’s simply progress. We are the currency by which businesses can forge change – and have the means to do so when certified under our programmes. No business will ever be perfect and we have to keep improving, so these awards help acknowledge the milestones.”

Achilles Chief Executive, Paul Stanley  added:  “Climate action is one of the most important challenges of our generation. Our people work with passion and commitment every day to help our customers address carbon reduction and meet their ESG goals.  Showing leadership within our own business is vital for our credibility and for our planet”.

 

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