communication agency drpgroup saved clients £62,455 last year and reduced its
own costs by more than £5,500 through sustainability and environmental initiatives.
The success came following a number of strategies, from small
initiatives such as a reduction in the use of vinyl and banner material, to
larger changes including the adoption of fully online registration portals,
which saved 30.8 trees worth of paper.
also retained certified accreditation for both the ISO:14001 and BS8901
environmental management standards which it won in 2010, through a more
Dale Parmenter, group managing director, said: “The
company were keen to make sustainability ‘real’. At the start of 2011 we set
every department a challenge to come up with at least one tangible and measurable
sustainable improvement. The team really got behind the challenge and the
results were staggering.”