Calor Publishes 2018 Responsible Business Review
Calor Gas Ltd – Britain’s leading supplier of bulk and bottled LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) has today published its 2018 Responsible Business Review.
Calor has now completed the first year of its three-year Responsible Business Plan running from 2018-2020. This plan consists of 10 targets across three key areas – Our People, Our Business and Our Planet and is underpinned by the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. 2018 saw huge developments in their community engagement, approach to wellbeing and introduction of BioLPG, driven by an innovation movement throughout the organisation. There was also continued success in their fundraising efforts and training opportunities for employees.
The 2018 Review tracks the company’s progress against these targets and highlights the exciting achievements that took place across the year.
Calor’s 2018 Key Achievements:
- 6% reduction in Calor’s carbon footprint
- 2,689 tonnes of metal recycled
- 8% increase in the percentage of recycled waste
- 1,690 days of training for employees
- 179 colleagues moved from temporary to permanent roles
- £25,797 raised for Mind and the Scottish Association for Mental Health
- 55% of employees participated in Calor’s employee volunteering scheme
- New Wellbeing policy endorsed by our leaders
- 34 colleagues took part in a flagship fundraising event - Tour de Calor
Calor has six brand values at the core of their business – Safe, Seamless, Local, Caring, Leading and Sustainable. For Calor, being sustainable means looking at the social, environmental and economic impacts of their activities, as well as the long-term viability of the company. Whether it is the support of their corporate charities or ensuring their operations are as energy efficient as possible, Calor are committed to playing their part as a Responsible Business.
Calor began operating in 1935 with the aim of bringing clean, efficient and modern energy solutions to homes and businesses across Great Britain. Today Calor continues to play a vital role in meeting rural energy requirements in a sustainable way; LPG is the lowest carbon fossil fuel available in rural areas. In addition, Calor plays an important role in supplying clean and efficient energy via LPG cylinders to meet temporary, remote or portable energy needs. Calor launched the UK’s first supply of renewable BioLPG in 2018. Calor also supplies bulk LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) into the transport and industrial heating markets.
Katie Latta, 01926 318628