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What is Weaver?

Weaver is a social sustainability programme for businesses developed by Office Friendly in partnership with independent sustainability consultancy, Carbon Smart.

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.

  • Be proactive by increasing your sustainability across five key areas
  • Integrate sustainable practices into your operations and community
  • Demonstrate accountability with transparent reporting and certification
  • Stay ahead of your competition, retain existing clients and win new business

 

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How will Weaver help grow your business?

What does it mean for your business?

What does the Weaver certification include?

How will Weaver help grow your business?

Improve your sustainability

Achieve year-on-year improvements, demonstrate your action and commitment to the environment and community.

Win business

Stand out from your competition and leverage the benefits associated with sustainability certifications, such as ensuring maximum points on tenders.

Reduce your costs

Improve your bottom line by reducing energy, resource consumption, operating costs and employee turnover.

Motivate your team

Show your commitment to your team, customers and community and advance your company reputation as well as brand image.

 

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What does it mean for your business?

The Weaver certification recognises five individual areas of sustainability, for which there are three respective certification levels (gold, silver, blue). It includes:

  • A Weaver certificate and emblem enabling you to display your credentials
  • A personalised sustainability action plan
  • A summary report measuring and analysing your achievements across 5 areas
  • Access to support, training resources and templates, as well as key action points
    via Office Friendly’s dedicated learning platform, Pioneer

 

Carbon Footprint

Measure, monitor and reduce your carbon footprint in line with your
business metrics on an annual basis.

Waste Management

Reduce, reuse, recover and recycle business and operational waste by taking direct action and making changes within your supply chain.

Single-use Packaging

Minimise environmental contamination and waste by reducing the amount of single-use plastic and packaging before disposal.

Sustainable Products

Improve the sustainability of your overall supply chain by introducing more sustainable products into your offering.

Social Responsibility

Create a positive social impact for your employees and your wider community through engagement and action.

 

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What does the Weaver certification include?

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.

How does it work?

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 – Comply

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 – Compete

Silver is business sustainability in practice. A business must take actions to strive towards a sustainable business, compared to its competitors.

Gold – Champion

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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Office Friendly provides support in business strategy, marketing and training. They are at the forefront of an ever-changing industry, always making themselves forever relevant.

The account management support is excellent. It focuses on individual requirements to deliver a 12-month business plan which is aligned to our company goals.

We found that all the Office Friendly team are fab. They’ve been a great team to work with and it’s a real asset to have them working with our company.

We’ve gone to Office Friendly with various different problems and they’ve always come back to us with solutions.

Office Friendly’s marketing services have been an absolute god send for our business.