April 1, 2021

First to Carbon Zero Certification

The UK’s leading independent steel fabrication company, William Hare Limited, announced today that it has become the UK’s first fabricator to achieve internationally accredited ISO 14064-1 Carbon Zero certification.

Chief Executive and Chair Susan Hodgkiss CBE, DL said, “As a family-owned business William Hare Ltd has always been conscious of the impact that the steel industry has on the environment, and we have been actively pursuing measures we can take to create a sustainable legacy for future generations. I am thrilled by the developments we have made so far; achieving the Carbon Zero certification underpins our desire to lead by example, ensuring our impact on the environment is minimised where practically possible. This is an important milestone in our journey towards Net Zero.”

Brian Hughes, SHE Director adds, “William Hare Ltd has been pursuing sustainable initiatives and developing innovative carbon reduction solutions with our industry partners to ensure steel continues to be recognised as a versatile, sustainable material choice for the future. We have made great progress and we are keen to continue to adapt our practices to remain at the forefront of the fight against Climate Change.”

William Hare Ltd has, through the Achilles Carbon Reduce Programme, been measuring, managing and reducing its carbon footprint since 2010 – seeing reductions, from their base year, in excess of 38%. In order to meet the growing demands of industry, and to be future ready, William Hare Ltd have taken the next step to offset their unavoidable emissions to achieve Carbon Zero as an organisation.

Katie Tamblin, Chief Product Officer at Achilles Information commented, “It’s more important than ever to be able to measure and evaluate corporate sustainability efforts. We’re delighted that William Hare elected the UK’s only ISO14065 accredited greenhouse gas certification scheme, Achilles Carbon Reduce, to certify their carbon zero status and tell their sustainability story with credibility and confidence.”

About William Hare Group Limited

The Group has successfully executed projects in over 50 countries. Collaboration is key to their operations and by forging, and maintaining, excellent customer relationships the company provides superior service in engineering, quality, safety and the environment.

For all media enquiries or for more information regarding William Hare Group please contact Director Matthew Nesbit on 07786 512804 or [email protected]

About Achilles Information Limited

Achilles Information administers the UK’s only ISO14065 Accredited Greenhouse Gas Certification Scheme, enabling business and enterprises a whole solution to accurately measure greenhouse gas emissions and put in place strategies to manage and reduce impacts.

For all media enquiries or for more information regarding Achilles Information Ltd
please contact Global Head of Corporate Communications, Rebecca Bantoft on 07931 374627.