Cel­e­bra­tion of “green” suc­cess

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Business -

Busi­nesses are in­vited to join in a cel­e­bra­tion of eco achieve­ments at the an­nual na­tional In­vestors in the En­vi­ron­ment (iiE) in Peterborough. The event will bring to­gether ex­ist­ing mem­bers and non-mem­bers of the iiE green ac­cred­i­ta­tion scheme. It will be held at Peterborough’s Kings­gate Con­fer­ence Cen­tre on Fe­bru­ary 21 at 5.30pm. April So­tomayor, busi­ness sup­port of­fi­cer at iiE, said: “For busi­nesses that are look­ing to im­prove their eco cre­den­tials and are in­ter­ested in be­com­ing an iiE mem­ber, the awards are a great op­por­tu­nity to hear first-hand from cur­rent mem­bers about their green achieve­ments through net­work­ing and tes­ti­mo­ni­als.” To se­cure the iiE ac­cred­i­ta­tion busi­nesses must achieve a min­i­mum two per cent im­prove­ment in re­source ef­fi­ciency. Other cri­te­ria in­clude hav­ing a re­cy­cling sys­tem in place, adopt­ing a travel plan, cal­cu­lat­ing car­bon foot­print and set­ting tar­gets for car­bon re­duc­tion. iiE mem­ber busi­nesses can se­cure bronze, sil­ver or the high­est level of green ac­cred­i­ta­tion. To book visit the web­site at https://www.iie. uk.com/events/iieawards/ Be­fore the pre­sen­ta­tion of the awards, there will be a net­work­ing op­por­tu­nity for busi­nesses to pro­mote their ser­vices.

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