MITIE Supplier award

Camfil scoops prestigious 'Overall Winner' supplier award from FM heavyweight MITIE

Camfil Farr is a global manufacturer of air filtration equipment and associated services and the world leader in the production and development of air filters. They recently became the first manufacturing company in the UK to be awarded Energy Management Standard BS EN 16001 and the ERV Kitemark.

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Camfil Farr is a global manufacturer of air filtration equipment and associated services and the world leader in the production and development of air filters. They recently became the first manufacturing company in the UK to be awarded Energy Management Standard BS EN 16001 and the ERV Kitemark.

MITIE Group PLC provides facilities, property and asset management for some of the biggest public and private sector businesses in the UK. A FTSE 250 business, it employs over 60,000 talented and driven people, delivering world-class services and ensuring its best in class position.

MITIE has over 8000 suppliers and as part of its commitment to corporate social responsibility, expects those suppliers to take the same approach to sustainability. At MITIE's inaugural Supplier Forum on Wednesday 9th March 2011, as part of its Diversity Week, select suppliers were asked to attend and participate in issues related to Sustainability and Supply Chain Diversity.

Camfil have been awarded the coveted OVERALL WINNER of the Carbon Reduction award. Camfil entered the Carbon Reduction category, which Romeo Effs, Group Supply Chain Manager at MITIE explained as: "Our impact in terms of carbon foot print is very important for us to both manage and reduce. We want to lead the way in carbon reduction programs: taking our staff, clients and supply chain along that journey is essential to doing this" Suppliers had to demonstrate their capabilities in the following areas:

  • a sustainable approach to procurement, constantly taking in to account their environmental, social and economic effects
  • Constantly providing value added services that help to control MITIE's total costs
  • They are a responsible provider in terms of sustainability.

Bill Wilkinson Camfil Managing Director said:

"Camfil's challenge is to educate Estates and Facilities Managers about the substantial energy saving opportunities (25-50%) that can be made by replacing existing filter assets with low energy air filters. MITIE is a world class organisation that is serious about carbon reduction and sustainability right through their supply chain. We are delighted to have been given such a prestigious award"

Contact Camfil today to find out how low energy air filters can reduce energy bills by between 25- 50% - ideal for CRC compliance and energy reduction targets.

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