Q3 makes progress on net zero
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News 1 Min Read 17 January 2023
17 January 2023 1 Min Read
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Q3 makes excellent progress on Net Zero

Planet Mark certification renewed and a 27% reduction in CO2 emissions

Q3 has declared 2035 as the target year for achieving Net Zero status and in the second year of its Carbon Management and Reduction Plan, is making excellent progress, recording a 27% reduction in CO2 emissions over the last twelve months.

The company has once again worked with Planet Mark to assess and validate its carbon emissions activity and has received a renewal of the Planet Mark certification for the 2021-22 financial year.

The achievement is even more remarkable, as the company has expanded significantly during this period, both through organic growth and the acquisition of the Newtons Group business, which was also included in the audit. The Newtons’ operation in Southend-on-Sea added to the overall buildings carbon footprint but a change in the mix of services delivered, resulted in a reduction in vehicle fuel emissions, creating a net reduction overall. Measures to reduce the level of operational emissions are also taking effect.

Commenting on the result, CEO Martyn Freeman said, “I’m pleased with the progress we are making on our Net Zero journey. The inclusion of Newtons’ hard services expertise to our overall FM offer means we have the in-house skills to tackle the challenges we face, not only within our organisation but also for our clients, who are on the same journey.”

Q3’s updated carbon reduction plan may be viewed and downloaded from our website: Carbon Management and Reduction Plan

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