Resource Futures, one of the UK’s leading resource efficiency consultancies, has been awarded the golden ‘Prove It’ status as part of Bristol’s year as European Green Capital 2015. The accreditation has been awarded by Go Green, Bristol 2015’s official business engagement scheme which challenges companies of all sizes, to improve their sustainability and environmental performance.
Resource Futures has reached the third and final stage of the process, ‘Prove It’, having completed the ‘Say It’ and ‘Do It’ stages, which included developing an action plan of ways in which the company will improve its commitment to sustainability. It is one of a handful of businesses to achieve this golden status.
This final stage is designed to create a cohort of leading sustainable businesses who are delivering green business practice. Resource Futures has been able to prove its sustainable practice thanks to its ethical foundations and ingrained attitudes to sustainability.
As an ethical and environmentally aware business since its inception, this Go Green accreditation adds to Resource Futures’ existing impressive environmental credentials. It is certified to ISO 14001 and implements green practice across the board. From staff members encouraged to use greener transport, to an environmental management system which ensures commitment to become a carbon neutral organisation, sustainability is a pillar of the company and the Go Green scheme has been a great opportunity to demonstrate its dedication to this area.
The scheme, which was set up earlier this year as part of Bristol Green Capital 2015, aims to unite Bristol businesses and organisations with a common goal: to work harder to be more sustainable in all aspects of working life, to benefit the city on a wider scale.
Stuart Woodham, Consultant at Resource Futures, comments: “The team here at Resource Futures is extremely pleased to have got to the Prove It stage of Go Green. It’s a fantastic accolade to add to our credentials and it’s given us the perfect opportunity to actively take a role in Bristol as European Green Capital.”
Alongside this commitment to Go Green, Resource Futures has been getting involved with Bristol 2015 in other ways – it played a key role in creating resource packs for sustainability in events, which has helped, and will continue to help, businesses and organisations host environmentally-friendly events throughout the year, and in the future. The company is also delivering a number of workshops in Bristol schools and is developing ‘resources about Resources’ for Bristol 2015’s National Schools Programme including practical actions as well as educational tools.