Congratulations to Mike Brown, GESL Commercial Director, who has been short-listed as sustainability director of the year with the Institute of Directors!
Weekly we bring you a selection of news that caught the eye of the Geo-Environmental team... Pick of the week: WORLD STANDARDS DAY 2021 October 14th was World Standards Day. On the 14th of October each year, members of the IEC, ISO, and ITU commemorate World Standards Day, which honors the collaborative efforts of thousands of [...]
Geo-Environmental Services Ltd has been monitoring their emissions for a number of years and whilst we have installed what measures we can, such as LED lighting and air-source heat pumps to minimise our emissions, we have been unable to find a sustainable alternative to the van fleet. Following a meeting of our sustainability group, where carbon off-setting was raised as [...]
Geo-Environmental is grateful to Veronica and Anthony who have agreed to Co-Chair our Net Zero and Sustainability working group. We think that it will be important for everyone in the Company to be involved in helping us get to Net Zero, so it important that our staff has a say in how we move forward. Veronica and Anthony will report [...]
Anthony Potter, our Environmental Champion, kindly reminds us that today is Earth Day and has come up with some good suggestions that we may want to consider. So with it being Earth Day, are there things that we can all do at work to help with climate change? Things to consider going forward may be: Whether it be a company van, [...]
An interesting report from the Green Alliance, 'Getting The Building Blocks Right - Infrastructure priorities for a green recovery' was published this month. Clearly, the intercession of COVID19 has had an impact on Government plans for addressing infrastructure plans to support Net Zero, but hopefully, now that a vaccine is now a realistic prospect, this is a good time to talk [...]
The Northumberland Line looks like an interesting project, not without its challenges but the sort of project we are going to need to help recover after CV19 and build a better infrastructure to support Net Zero. "Ground investigations have begun on the Northumberland Line upgrade, a project which will reintroduce a rail passenger service between Ashington and central [...]