WILA confirmed as
Carbon Neutral Organization
October 4, 2021
Innovative lighting specialist WILA Lighting is celebrating its green credentials with the confirmation of its status as a Carbon Neutral company.
The standard is awarded by Carbon Footprint Ltd; an organization working with blue-chip and mid-market companies to support them in reducing their carbon emissions and engaging in carbon offsetting.
As part of its work, Carbon Footprint Ltd awards an industry-recognized standard to those companies that can demonstrate their carbon footprint status. To achieve this, organizations must complete a carbon footprint appraisal.
For 2021, WILA has gone one step further and has been recognized at the highest level of Carbon Neutral+ standard. This makes them an exemplary organization within the lighting industry, demonstrating their commitment to supporting a range of additional environmental projects.
Since 2008 when WILA committed to a carbon offsetting program, the organization has reduced its carbon emissions by an impressive 84%. This demonstrates the company’s true dedication to not only offsetting to neutralize but also actively reducing their initial output, which they have achieved significantly over the past 13 years.
As part of their carbon-neutral activity, WILA has chosen to support a UK tree planting project. In addition to VCS offset – a project that aims to reduce deforestation in Brazil – trees will be planted that will sequester carbon over their lifetime, as well as providing habitats for wildlife.
Matt Vogel, Managing Director from WILA said: “We’re very proud of our work over the past decade to offset our carbon emissions, as well as significantly reducing our initial output. Our team has worked hard to achieve the Carbon Neutral+ Standard, and we continue to be committed to being more sustainable in our activities and processes.”
WILA Lighting Ltd is part of Experience Brands and is based in Oxfordshire, UK. WILA specializes in the development of innovation and highly engineered, technical lighting solutions. The company prides itself on its ability to respond to project-specific requirements through its personalized approach, delivering exceptional customer service and manufacturing flexibility.
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For more information on WILA, visit www.wila.co.uk