Wales’ most responsible businesses were recognised on June 26 at BITC Cymru’s Wales Responsible Business Awards 2019 dinner and Kingspan Insulated Panels is proud to have won the Wales Environmental Award.
Twenty-five entries were received and nine winning companies were rewarded for their responsible business activity at the dinner which was held at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, hosted by BBC Cymru Wales’ Lucy Owen and attended by 350 representatives from businesses, the third sector and government. Of the Kingspan entry, Lucy Owen described “Kingspan’s holistic approach to environmental sustainability as well as helping to reduce CO2 emissions through its products, the business works hard to minimise the environmental impact of its manufacturing process, and is on track to achieve Net Zero Energy in 2020”.
Commenting on Kingspan’s environmental commitments Phil Smith, Managing Director UK and Ireland stated “When we talk about sustainability being a vital consideration for a successful business, it is not just a sales pitch for our products. We are property owners and end users ourselves, and the various sustainable initiatives we run are what we do to thrive as a large manufacturer. By openly sharing and reporting the results of this work, we hope to lead by example and show other businesses in all industries that sustainable business practice is not only achievable, but profitable.”