Environment

Recognizing that the climate and environment is both a global and local issue we wanted to look at different ways to reduce our impact.
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Egress - baselining, reducing, offsetting and supporting local wildlife

We are all well aware of the climate crisis. Whichever side of the fence you sit on, whether you believe it or whether you are sceptical; whether this is simply just another phase of warming in our planet’s lifecycle or whether it is something existential, what we firmly believe at Egress is that it is clear humankind is not helping. 

If someone is out of breath, you don’t make them keep running. You sit them down. Let them recover.

And to us that is the leveller. Minimise our impact and give our planet, our home, the room it needs to breath. 

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What we are doing at Egress

As a growth company we are dependent on third-parties in both the delivery of parts of our services and for the places that we call home – our offices.   We understand that there are therefore limits to what we can achieve on our own in reducing our impact on the environment but, we recognise we still have a role to play in addressing the climate crisis and its real potential to fundamentally disrupt the environment and our ways of life.

There’s a saying that goes “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are”.

And that is what we intend to do.  We are passionate about doing what we can now, and adapting as we grow so that we create a positive social, environmental, and economic impact.

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Net Zero Programme

From October 2022, we are delighted to be working with Planet Mark to baseline our calendar year 2022 Scope 1-3 emissions. From here we will work with Planet Mark to then create our Net Zero Programme, aligned with the SBTi's Net-Zero Corporate Standard, in order to reduce our carbon footprint. Planet Mark is a sustainability certification that recognises continuous improvement, encourages action and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals and businesses to make a world of difference.

Learn more about Planet Mark

Traditional and innovative. Near and far. Where we are.

Recognising that the climate and environment is both a global and local issue we wanted to look at different ways to reduce our impact. 

We offset our carbon footprint via Ecologi

We started working with this fantastic, innovative company back in February 2020.  Our monthly funding enables us to support projects looking to remove carbon through reforestation, and crucially, those looking to remove the creation of carbon. View our Ecologi profile

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We are proud to have joined Tech Zero, a climate action group for tech companies committed to fighting the climate crisis, in December 2021.

Tech Zero is an official partner to the UN Race to Zero. All members are committed to the same goal: halving emissions by 2030 and achieving net zero emissions as soon as possible.

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Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust's vision is to see a Living Landscape – an amazing, green landscape for the wildlife and people of Sheffield and Rotherham – which is understood, enjoyed and cared for by local people and organisations. Supporting their work enables us to help support a key organisation focussed on the area and habitats around our Sheffield office.

Fleet Evolution

We have signed up with Fleet Evolution to enable our UK employees to access a fully maintained electric vehicle through a salary sacrifice scheme enabling them to have a new, innovative way to reduce their own carbon footprints.

Fair Care

We offer our UK employees the chance to save on new bikes and accessories, helping them to reduce their commuting costs and their own carbon footprints through Fair Care.

The Climate Coalition

In November 2020 we signed up to The Climate Coalition’s #Thetimeisnow declaration.

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London Wildlife Trust is a driving force for nature conservation across the capital, working tirelessly to protect wildlife across London. Supporting their work enables us to help support a key organisation focussed on the area and habitats around our London office.

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Mass Audubon is the largest nature-based conservation organization in New England, protecting wildlife, conserving and restoring resilient land, advocating for impactful environmental policies, offering nationally recognized education programs, and providing endless opportunities to experience the outdoors. Supporting their work enables us to help support a key organisation focussed on the area and habitats around our Boston office.

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust protects wildlife for the future, connecting and improving Gloucestershire’s wildlife and wild places. Supporting their work enables us to help support a key organisation focussed on the area and habitats around our Cheltenham office.

Ontario Nature is a charity that has been protecting wild species and wild spaces through education, conservation and public engagement since 1931. Supporting their work enables us to help support a key organisation focussed on the area and habitats around our Toronto office.