Reporting Boundary: Coppards Lane,
Northiam, East Sussex, TN31 6QN
Emission Sources: Electricity, Building Fuel,
Water, Business Travel, Waste, Paper, Homeworking (Excluded from the footprint)
Reporting Period: 01 May 2021 – 30 Apr 2022
We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.
We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably contribute to 8 SDGs.
Amenity Horticultural Services (AHS), a market leader in the supply of bark and wood chip products to the landscape and playground industries throughout the United Kingdom, has achieved Planet Mark certification.
Amenity Horticultural Services strives to maintain high levels of environmental awareness throughout the company; most products are sustainable and sourced from natural, organic or recycled materials, which help reduce the impact on the greater environment. AHS also has a range of peat-free and environmentally sustainable bagged products that are produced locally to the business.
Companies working with in landscaping can seize the opportunity of a sustainable transition. Modern consumers increasingly demand a supply chain analysis for ethical and environmental purposes. Successful businesses in this industry will combine supply chain transparency with wider sustainable initiatives to offer a planet-friendly service from seed to sale. Companies that embrace environmental initiatives will find themselves more resilient to future changes, and able to utilise eco credentials to attract new customers.
Over the next year, it will continue reducing its carbon emissions and sharing its journey with its community to inspire others. By being more strategic about its environmental responsibility, the company will be able to significantly increase its positive impact and hope to encourage continual improvements within its community.
“I am pleased that Amenity Horticultural Services has achieved certification for a third year. The company has produced environmentally positive products for a number of years, and is dedicated to extending this ethical ethos throughout its business. I am happy see AHS make a commitment to reduce its footprint in its third year, and look forward to seeing their progress.”
Through Planet Mark, AHS has protected an area of endangered rainforest thanks to Cool Earth; a charity working alongside rainforest communities to halt deforestation. Its pledge through Cool Earth directly supports the Asháninka community in Central Peru.
It has also helped the Eden Project – an educational charity building connections with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work together towards a better future.
To recertify next year AHS must reduce emissions by 2.5%.
A 5% year-on-year reduction is the target reduction recommended by Planet Mark.