Carbon Reduction – We measure our carbon emissions in
accordance with GHG guidelines, and have achieved a 25%
reduction since 2008. We continually strive for further reductions
to meet our challenging targets.
Policies and Accreditations – our accreditations show a clear
vision and purpose, supported and understood at all levels
Sunday Times Awards
UKOS has been included in The Sunday Times Best Green
Companies Awards for 3 years and recently ranked in 1st position
– Britain’s Best Green Company.
Ethical Supply / Sustainable Procurement – Our purchasing
policies favour suppliers with well established social and
environmental policies. Imperial College London has audited the
UKOS upstream supply chain, specifically focusing on the ethical
standards of our suppliers.
Sustainability Forum – Each year UKOS holds a sustainability
forum to engage with customers and suppliers, the aim being to
collaborate in the reduction of both carbon and risk within our
shared supply chains.
Packaging – Our reusable packaging allows customers to
receive deliveries in a reusable and recyclable container –
minimising cardboard waste.
Eco Delivery Schedules – Whilst it is the norm in the UK
stationery market to offer next day delivery, feedback tells us
customers do not always want 5 deliveries a week. For those customers, we offer Eco Delivery Schedules of 1, 2 or 3 days per week. Next day delivery of course available on request.
Environmental Products – The UKOS directory includes many products with sustainable credentials, including an extensive guide to choosing paper.
Recycling Services – Paper / Plastics / Toners / Glass /
Confidential Waste can all be collected from your offices at the
same time we deliver your stationery products, saving both
money and delivery emissions.
Electronic Marketing and Transaction – Our web ordering
allows for paperless transactions and a reduction in paper
Reports by UKOS – IMPACT reports by UKOS provide environmental information specific to each customer. This helps you and your organisation demonstrate your commitment to reduced carbon and improved sustainability.