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Protecting our environment

Protecting our environment

environment-webAs a socially responsible organization with an engaging CSR profile, we are committed to reducing our environmental impact. Whilst our impact on the environment is low due to the nature of our operation, we have nevertheless pledged to limit our contribution to climate change by managing and counteracting our greenhouse gas emissions. 
Our key implementation activities include: 
  • Extending the measurement of carbon footprints to other SDL sites 
  • Strategic sourcing to reduce environmental impact
  • Optimising the energy efficiency of existing and new offices and equipment 
  • Implementing strategies to reduce waste 
In 2011 we extended our measurements to benchmark our offices in: the USA, (Superior); The Netherlands (Amsterdam); and Japan (Tokyo). We also report back on the progress we have made at our Head Office in Maidenhead relative to the baseline measured in 2010. 
We have established an overall target to progressively reduce our tCO2e/FTE emissions by over 5% per annum over three years for these four offices in the 2011 scope.