Core (UK) Ltd
Member Since: April 2020
54 Lisson Street United Kingdom NW1 5DF London
Prerequisites6/6
Business Practices57/305
Bathroom/Breakroom22/83
Office Space61/212
Copy/Print24/53
Outdoor/Transport12/169
Community Involvement0/3

Completed Initiatives

Initiative Description
Points
Use a Virtual Office
32
Arrange the workspace to take advantage of areas with natural sunlight; design future spaces with natural lighting opportunities in mind
24
Purchase or lease copiers and printers that have a duplexing (two-sided copying and printing) function
18
Establish a paperless billing program for your customers and encourage use by creating incentives
12
Install a filtered water tap at your sink or a water cooler for drinking water, instead of purchasing bottled water, to save money and reduce waste
8
Use floormat/dirt-collection systems at doorways facing the outside space
8
Choose re-usable cleaning products like sponges instead of paper towels
8
Optimize your servers and web hosting services
8
Eliminate paper, styrofoam, or plastic cups, plates and utensils in the kitchen area. Use mugs, dishes, and silverware instead
6
Send and receive faxes directly to your computer. If not possible, eliminate fax cover sheets (use post-its on first page)
6
Eliminate envelopes from marketing materials – use fold and mail when possible
6
Sign up to pay your bills online and receive invoices and receipts electronically
6
Eliminate unnecessary paper forms; instead use electronic forms when possible
6
Modify business practices to assure only rain is going down storm drains – not toxins
4
Update the contact information on your company’s mailing lists regularly, to reduce wasted correspondence
4
Use air-filtering plants throughout the office to improve indoor air quality
4
Use a green web hosting service for your business’ website. This is typically available at the same price and is completely carbon neutral
4
Use telepresence or other long-distance communication to replace travel when possible
4
Display the Environmental Compliance Poster (included in your Welcome package) in a visible location where your employees will be reminded of environmental laws and activities to green your business
2
Request that your payroll service eliminate the printed version of the pay stub and envelope. Ask them to email pay stub information instead
2
Set computers to enter system standby or hibernate after 30 minutes of inactivity. Set monitors to enter sleep mode after 5 to 20 minutes of inactivity
2
Use water-conserving cleaning methods and strategies while cleaning.
2
Create and adopt a corporate environmental sustainability vision statement
1
Conduct a kick-off meeting to review the GBB Assessment results and recommended initiatives.
1
Put together an office Green Team which will serve as the initial supporters of greening your business as well as enlisting and informing all employees of key activities
1
Complete the GBB Assessment to determine your current level of green activities, and get credit for things you are already doing
1
Use natural odor elimination
1
Relax the office dress code to allow for attire that doesn’t require drycleaning. Also, encourage employees to make the switch to non-toxic dry cleaners
1