Mid and East Antrim Borough Council recognised for green leadership in annual environmental survey
Tuesday 22 November 2022Mid and East Antrim Borough Council achieved Platinum Level in the 2022 Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey
- The NI Environmental Benchmarking Survey is an annual event that scores organisations on the measures they take to improve their environmental impacts
- Over 100 organisations from a range of different sectors measured and reported their environmental impacts
Northern Ireland’s most sustainable organisations were revealed at an event to announce the results of the 2022 Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey, organised by responsible business network Business in the Community (BITC).
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council achieved Platinum Level in the Survey, which is used as an important comparison tool and a helpful way for organisations to identify areas where they can improve their environmental impacts, as well as be recognised for their efforts to become more sustainable.
Over 100 organisations from a range of sectors including: General Manufacturing; Local Authority; Education; Utilities; Construction; ICT; and Food and Drink took part in the Survey in 2022.
Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Alderman Noel Williams, said “We are delighted to have maintained Platinum level in the annual Environmental Benchmarking Survey. We are continuing to make a concerted effort to reduce impacts on the environment including implementation of renewable technologies, decarbonising our fleet and reducing plastic use. We also continue to improve and enhance the environment through delivery of biodiversity projects including tree planting programmes and peatland restoration. Many congratulations to all involved.”
Tuesday 22 November 2022