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29th November 2023 Issue no. 682
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Double sustainability win for Magenta Security
Magenta Security has secured the coveted gold awards in sustainability categories at the Security and Fire Excellence Awards and West London Business Awards just two days apart.
- Last Tuesday Magenta was awarded Gold at the Security and Fire Excellence Awards in the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative Of The Year Category
- The following day, Magenta was awarded Gold at the West London Local Chambers Business Awards in the Best Green Business Category
Responding to this success Abbey Petkar, managing director, Magenta Security commented: "COP 26 might be over, but every forward-thinking business owner doesn't need to digest the conference notes to know how critical it is that we reduce carbon production now and continue to seek new and creative ways to reduce our environmental impact whilst supporting local communities and staff. Magenta has been focused on CSR since the day we first started trading more than 26 years ago - successful businesses are not those that make a lot of money but those that remain profitable whilst giving back and having a conscience."
Petkar believes that: "Every last detail of a company's operations should be fundamentally based on an environmentally responsible strategy, from top to bottom, with processes for productivity and profitability being designed with serious consideration given to environmental consequences."
Magenta was the first security company in Europe to be awarded ISO 14001 for our environmental management systems, and in May 2021 it became a Carbon Neutral Plus company. It's a UK first within the security industry and it follows a year-long audit which shows net carbon production of just 8 tons, with an offset of 13 tons, compared to an industry average of around 450 tons.
Petkar concludes: "Our track record proves that developing a comprehensive CSR strategy for your business can lead to success through credibility and integrity, and it offers substantial cost benefits. There really is no downside."
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