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XPS receives environmental accreditation

Published 23rd January, 2012 by Neil Nixon

XPS receives environmental accreditation

Milton Keynes based facilities management specialist, XPS, has proven its green credentials by achieving an ISO 14001 for its commitment to environmental issues.

ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised quality management standard for the environmental impact of business. The accreditation provides a framework for businesses to manage their processes and activities by focusing on proactive management and ensuring employee involvement in defining roles relating to the organisation’s environmental policy.

Pat Dean, director of compliance at XPS, said: “ISO 14001 is an obvious measurement tool for XPS and is recognised by both our clients and suppliers. This accreditation has educated us in how to use fewer raw materials and energy and reduce the amount of waste we produce, making us a more environmentally friendly company.”

XPS’ latest achievement follows its success in being named runner up in the East of England Business Champions Awards for ‘marketing innovation’.

XPS managing director, Emma Bowman Smith, said: “It has been a great year for XPS and as the business continues to grow, we are keen to demonstrate our commitment to a greener way of working. This accreditation means we will intrinsically improve our working practices, benefiting both the environment and our business.”