Environmental Policy

Firefish Ltd Environmental Policy

Firefish UK is striving towards a more sustainable future, managing our environmental impact is a significant part of this. We are continually improving our practices of how we work, the suppliers we engage with and the work that we do for clients. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact, carbon emissions and preventing pollution.

Premises

ISO14001: We are certified to ISO14001:2015. Our Environmental Management System covers the lower ground and ground floor of 170 – 172 Tower Bridge Road.

Waste reduction: We are committed to a wide range of recycling schemes. We review the recycling schemes on an ongoing basis to ensure waste reduction in all the key business materials we use.

Energy: We are committed to reducing our energy usage. The office is fitted with all the most up-to-date energy savings specifications, all major appliances purchased since moving into the new premises are at AAA star rated or equivalent energy saving versions.

Transport: We offer season ticket loans to cover travel for all employees – to help minimise unnecessary car travel. We have also signed up to a Cycle to Work scheme which allows staff to buy a tax-free bicycle.

Sustainable Consumption: We aim to educate our team and have measures in place to ensure sustainability is considering in our purchasing decisions. We are committed to work with suppliers that share the same values as us and procure low impact options.

Compliance

We are proactive adopters of compliance requirements. We make it our business to know when applicable environmental legislation comes into force. We are committed to fulfill our compliance obligations, including those of other interested parties with the day-to-day running of the business.

Company Culture

We are a progressive and proactive company with a dynamic way of understanding the environment around us.  We continually update the objectives and targets to lessen our impact on the environment. These targets are reviewed annually at a management review meeting.

Industry Action

Firefish have been instrumental in setting up the Insight Climate Collective, working with the Market Research Society on it’s Climate Pledge to mobilise the industry to react and respond to the climate crisis.

We conduct pro bono work for the Purpose Disruptors, a marketing and communication sector climate action group, for launch at COP26.

Policy Version: 1.11

Environmental Manager: Vanessa Flockhart