Henry Group has been recognised once again as one of Northern Ireland’s most sustainable organisations as the results of the NI of the 2021 Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey, organised by responsible business network Business in the Community were revealed recently at an online event. The NI Environmental Benchmarking Survey is an annual event that scores organisations on the measures they take to improve their environmental impacts.
Henry Group retained the Platinum level in the Survey, which is used as an important comparison tool and a helpful way for organisations to identify areas where they can improve their environmental impacts, as well as be recognised for their efforts to become more sustainable.
113 organisations from a range of sectors including: General Manufacturing; Local Authority; Education; Utilities; Construction; ICT; and Food and Drink took part in the Survey in 2021, choosing to prioritise sustainability despite the challenges of the past year and half.
Charlene Clinton, Group Environment & QA Manager stated ‘We are delighted to maintain the Platinum Level at this year’s Environmental Benchmarking Survey. Having recently implemented our Net Zero Strategy we have set new Key Performance Indicators to ensure we are continuing to drive down our carbon footprint and meet our Net Zero Strategy commitments. Maintaining this Platinum Award is testament to the efforts made in driving the sustainable agenda throughout the Henry Group”.
Sponsored by Moy Park and supported by Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, the Survey scores, recognises and rewards organisations that are going above and beyond their legal environmental requirements.
Managing Director of Business in the Community Kieran Harding said: “The Survey is an important comparison tool and a way for organisations to not only be recognised for their environmentally sustainable efforts, but also to identify areas where they can improve. It serves to highlight key environmental areas they need to be thinking about for the future.
Mr Harding continued: “Stakeholders, suppliers and the general public are seeking reassurance from businesses that they’re doing all they can for the benefit of the environment and participating in the Survey can provide evidence of their commitment to a greener future.
“I want to congratulate and thank all companies that have stepped forward to take part in the Survey and report on their environmental practices.”