Vertas Group named finalist for Environmental & Sustainability Award at EADT Business Awards

Submitted by Connie Maddock | 04/06/2024

Vertas Group has been named a finalist in the East Anglian Daily Times (EADT) Business Awards. This recognition underscores the Group’s unwavering commitment to delivering environmentally sustainable services.

The company is delighted to be a part of the EADT Business Awards, which bring together Suffolk’s business community to celebrate achievements, individuals and significant milestones in a company’s journey.

To be recognised as a finalist in the Environmental and Sustainability category underscores Vertas Group’s commitment to prioritising sustainable practices and reducing its impact on the environment.

Vertas Group is proud to focus its strategy on achieving Net Zero carbon emissions and supporting environmental aspirations through key initiatives. For waste and recycling, the company ensures 100% waste diversion from landfills.  Additionally, for energy and carbon management, Vertas Group aims for carbon-neutral energy performance, adopts eco-friendly procurement, and reduces water consumption and waste output. Meanwhile, transport initiatives promote sustainability, including moving toward an electric fleet by 2030.

The EADT Business Awards connect like-minded professionals and provide a unique networking event, raising the profile of local businesses.

Furthermore, the recognition of being named a finalist inspires the company to continue its journey towards sustainability, leaving a positive legacy for future generations. Vertas Group is incredibly proud and looks forward to furthering its environmental initiatives.

Ian Surtees, MBA FloD, Vertas Group Limited’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are thrilled to be named as a finalist in this year’s EADT business awards. Our team works tremendously hard to ensure sustainability, one of our core values, remains central to all our operations. It’s incredibly rewarding to see our efforts to reduce waste, improve efficiency, and promote sustainable practices being celebrated.

We are honoured to receive the recognition alongside so many inspiring businesses in our county and are excited to continue our journey towards a greener future.”

You can read the EADT Business Awards Finalist Supplement here. 

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