Weaver is a social sustainability programme for businesses developed by Office Friendly in partnership with independent sustainability consultancy, Avieco.
When it comes to sustainability, many customers and stakeholders have come to expect transparency, accountability and action from the businesses they choose to work with. Weaver helps you implement sustainable practices relating to carbon footprint, waste management, single-use packaging, sustainable products and social responsibility.
Achieve year-on-year improvements, demonstrate your action and commitment to the environment and community.
Stand out from your competition and leverage the benefits associated with sustainability certifications, such as ensuring maximum points on tenders.
Improve your bottom line by reducing energy, resource consumption, operating costs and employee turnover.
Show your commitment to your team, customers and community and advance your company reputation as well as brand image.
The Weaver certification recognises five individual areas of sustainability, for which there are three respective certification levels (gold, silver, blue). It includes:
Measure, monitor and reduce your carbon footprint in line with your
business metrics on an annual basis.
Reduce, reuse, recover and recycle business and operational waste by taking direct action and making changes within your supply chain.
Minimise environmental contamination and waste by reducing the amount of single-use plastic and packaging before disposal.
Improve the sustainability of your overall supply chain by introducing more sustainable products into your offering.
Create a positive social impact for your employees and your wider community through engagement and action.
There are three certification levels available on the Weaver programme depending on how much progress you’ve made in each area and what you’d like to achieve.
The Weaver sustainability certification has three available levels: Blue, Silver and Gold. All five sustainability areas are certified individually, giving you room to address different areas at your own pace.
Blue is the foundation of business sustainability. A business must take actions in accordance with basic requirements and compliance with the legal minimum of each sustainability area.
Silver is business sustainability in practice. A business must take actions to strive towards a sustainable business, compared to its competitors.
Gold is leading with business sustainability. A business must demonstrate leadership to excel the sustainability of the business and its wider business and community network.
You’ll also have access to a comprehensive suite of tools and resources to support you throughout the programme, including ready-to-use templates and online learning resources via our dedicated platform, Pioneer.
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