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How improved buying helps higher education cut emissions

Mar 18, 2020 1:00:00 PM / by Banner posted in CSR, Education, Working Smarter, eco-friendly

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There's a big reason why any higher education purchasing policy should have carbon emissions front of mind.

2020 Carbon reduction targets

Reducing carbon emissions is pertinent for universities in 2020, because they had hoped to meet a 43% reduction target set by the Higher Education Funding Council for England in 2009.

While most universities may not be on track to achieve this, there have been successes.

The University Carbon Progress Report showed carbon emissions from UK higher education providers falling from 1.7 million tonnes to 1.6 million tonnes in the year to 2017/18.

So how can your university do better, on campus and throughout the supply chain?

Here are 4 buying policies that can make a difference:

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Coming Soon: Respectful

Mar 12, 2020 1:00:00 PM / by Banner posted in Our Environment, Print, eco-friendly

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Coming Soon!

Banner's exclusive new range

Would you like to achieve high print quality whilst at the same time using products that have less impact on the world's precious resources?

Introducing our exclusive new range of Respectful toner cartridges.

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Our top 5 eco-friendly products for your next marketing campaign

Jan 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, CSR, Print, Good and Green, eco-friendly, Promotional

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Sustainability is high on the agenda for many businesses who are looking to make their operations and products greener and limit their impact on the environment.

Using eco-friendly promotional products creates a good impression for your business and shows your customers you are working towards reducing your impact on the environment. A recent study found 42% of consumers have a more favourable opinion of a company if the promotional product they received was environmentally friendly. (Global Advertising Specialities Study, 2016).

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