Public sector refurbishment contractor The Apollo Group’s projects are ISO 14001 accredited and it recycles around 90 per cent of site waste. It uses a network of approved waste contractors which are audited to ensure they conform to our waste management standards.
The firm’s carbon footprint is 1,200 tonnes of CO2 per year and it estimates that for every £100,000 in project value it produces between five and 10 tonnes of CO2.
It also believes that behavioural change is just as important in reducing energy use as building design, and employs a team of community investment managers to train staff and incoming occupants on how best to manage their heating, cooling and lighting systems.
Annual turnover £300 million
Highlights: Has signed up to WRAP commitment and is ISO 14001 for all projects.