Our Commitment to Sustainability
We now have a climate crisis on our hands following decades of inaction. Due to the scale of this crisis, its going to take action from all sectors including small businesses. Unless we all confront the urgent carbon problem together science tells us that the results will be catastrophic.
Sustainability requires us to take measures to avoid the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance. We at Pearson Web Services are not only Climate Positive as a company but we believe we offset all the carbon produced by your website to make your website Climate positive too. We believe we are the first Web Services Company to do this in the UK. In addition to this we are also taking action to minimise the overall impact of our domestic activities. See Latest News for further information on our activities.
We provide you with a logo to not only rave about the fact your website is Climate Positive but to share the fact you are committing to sustainability in your business practices. In addition to our business commitment.
We are now investing in environmentally-sustainable projects globally – These projects include turning waste biogas into electricity, reforestation and setting up renewable technologies in remote locations. This not only helps to offset our carbon but creates employment for families primarily in the developing World and goes some way to restoring wildlife habitats.
As a result, carbon emissions arising from production, transport and employee activity are now offset, harnessing a Climate Positive Workforce.
The Pearson Web Services Ecologi Profile Page visualises the commitment to global environmental sustainability, displaying the number of trees in a virtual forest, as well as the total quantity of carbon reduction (tonnes).
The Ecologi platform provides full transparency, with specific information on projects funded and also CO2e calculation. More information on Ecologi can be found here.
It’s now common knowledge that one of the best tools to tackle the climate crisis and keep our temperatures from rising above 1.5C is to plant trees. They are also crucial to preventing ecological collapse. At Pearson Web Services we have committed to planting trees both Worldwide and in the UK. Check out our latest news to see what activities we are up to. Better still why not join the movement yourselves.
We are now Platinum corporate sponsors of the Ribble Rivers Trust
Supporting a local effort means we are directly supporting potential customers and securing our reputation in the community but its more than this for us. This is our local play ground, the place we go to unwind and relax so to be able to support this Trust was the perfect opportunity for us and our business vision.
The Trust was established to improve the water environments of the catchment, by restoring and protecting the river to make sure that current and future generations can enjoy the beauty of its wildlife and fauna.
Attending local events will also increase positivity amongst our employees and clients and we believe that our activities will inspire our clients, who already care about using green digital services, to get involved with local, environmentally friendly activities too.
As parents of young children, the platinum package works for us both from a business point of view and a personal aspect as it means we are not only supporting the 750 mile catchment area which contains more than 3479 miles (5,600 kilometres) of watercourses but are directly sponsoring the schools education programme too.