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World Environment Day: Travis Perkins plc exceeds carbon reduction targets

Travis Perkins plc is pleased to report on World Environment Day that we have exceeded our carbon reduction target 12 months early; reducing our carbon intensity by 16% on 2013 levels, exceeding our target set for 2017 of 11%.

World Environment Day: driving carbon reductions through telematics and behaviour

With over 25% of the UK’s carbon emissions coming from transport, and air quality in urban areas increasingly on the agenda, Travis Perkins plc is looking at how it can minimise the environmental impacts of its fleet. 

Braving the elements: Taking employee training to new heights

Travis Perkins plc aren’t widely known for encouraging their colleagues to battle against the elements in Arctic conditions, wade through ice and snow or scale the side of a mountain, but for one adventurer it was all just part of working life at the building materials supplier.

James Vance

Sustainability Champion: James Vance

James Vance joined Travis Perkins in November 2010 bringing with him his passion for the environment. He joined after a role with the MOD as a Sustainability Policy Officer, working with construction teams to design sustainable buildings and making contractors aware of sustainable policies. It was a real eye opener that led James to where he is today.

 

BSS Distribution Centre cuts energy use by 40%

The BSS Magna Park Regional Distribution Centre had a lightbulb moment when it decided to replace its existing SON/Metal Halide lighting with more efficient LED lighting.