Investors In the Environment Accreditation

We are happy to announce that KWL continue to achieve the Green Level Award through the Investors in the Environment (IIE) accreditation scheme by implementing an environmental management system.

There are three levels of accreditation, with the Green Award being the most challenging.

By qualifying for the accreditation, we are demonstrating a commitment to minimising our environmental impact and helping to set the standard for the environment.

The IEE annual audit consist of an assessment of five key areas of an organisation’s Environmental Management System (EMS). These areas include:

  • Environmental Policy
  • Resource management and monitoring
  • Progress against targets
  • Action Planning including social/environmental projects
  • Communication

Key Highlights for KWL over the past year were:

  • A 3% reduction in Carbon Emission’s compared to 2018 and an overall reduction of 18% against the baseline year of 2012
  • A reduction in the use of resources against the baseline year with gas, electricity, water, waste achieving reductions against the previous year as well.
  • 36% of the energy at our Kingswood premises was generated by solar panels
  • Electric vehicle charge points have been installed.

By qualifying for the Green award, KWL are classed as a green leader and help to set the standard for the environment amongst businesses

As our ongoing commitment to the environment, KWL will continue to strive to introduce new initiatives and thoroughly monitor our performance against challenging targets to improve our environmental management system.