Reporting Boundary: Tannas House Unit 13- 14 Cygnus Business Centre
Emission sources: Electricity, T&D Losses,
Natural Gas, Water, Waste, Fleet, Paper, Homeworking (excluded from footprint)
Reporting Period: 1 April 2020 – 31 Mar 2021
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 9 SDG’s.
Tannas, a company focused on becoming London’s most sustainable office supplier, has achieved Planet Mark certification.
This is Tannas’ third year of business carbon footprint reporting and Planet Mark certification. Since certifying to Planet Mark, the company has set a target to reduce emissions by 5% annually.
Tannas’ total location-based carbon footprint in the year ending March 2021 was 9.1 tCO2e, a reduction of 39% compared to the previous year. Tannas’ total carbon per employee in the year ending 2021 was 0.5 tCO2e, a reduction of 45% compared to the previous year.
In this crucial Decade of Action, the company wants to ensure that they are a force for good: positively transforming society and the planet by measuring its own impact on the environment. Over the next year, Tannas is committed to tackling climate change and inspiring others to join the movement.
“Tannas is one step closer to its mission of becoming London’s most sustainable office supplier. Tannas has made changes in its organisation that have greatly reduced its planetary footprint. This will give its customers peace of mind that Tannas is walking the walk on sustainability. Well done to the team on some fantastic progress in a challenging year for business.”
Tannas started as a stationery shop in North West London in 1976 and are proud to still be providing stationery and more to customers all over the UK. Tannas are on a mission to make products available to everyone easily & environmentally friendly. Beyond the commitment to continually reduce carbon emissions, the company is achieving this through recyclable packaging, using a sustainable courier, and committing to electric vehicles throughout its fleet.
A sustainable business is not only one that is good for the planet but is always one that is primed to offer the necessary services to modern businesses. There is a tremendous opportunity to be taken by companies that embrace sustainability. This manifests not only in the growing market for sustainable products but also in moving beyond environmental compliance to establish processes that will become the new normal in the foreseeable future.
As part of the Planet Mark certification, Tannas Office Supplies has committed to making a year-on-year reduction.