Based in the Great Britain, Airwave is the leading provider of high quality critical voice and data communications to organisations that provide vital services to the public – the emergency services, local authorities, health, utilities and transport.
Airwave is committed to the protection of the environment and meeting present needs without compromising those of the future. Through a program of continual improvement, Airwave explores ways to reduce the environmental impact of business operations and increase energy efficiency.
The company considers environmental issues throughout the life-cycle of its network products, equipment and services. To ensure environmental responsibility, Airwave has implemented policies to meet all relevant environmental legislation. In instances where no regulations or requirements exist, Airwave will set their own standards.
The company is committed to fully integrating sustainability in all decision making processes and projects. To this end, Airwave is developing employee engagement programs to support policy delivery and promotes individual awareness of good environmental practices. Airwave has been measuring its carbon footprint and offsetting the emissions from its premises, vehicle fleet, business travel and waste since 2007. Airwave has upheld their commitment to the environment and purchased high quality carbon credits from Climate Friendly ever since, while also implementing a broad range of measures to reduce these emissions.
This action against climate change has benefited Airwave's business by adding another element to business cases for efficiency. While certain initiatives alone may not pay back in line with company requirements, additional environmental benefits increase the likely support of the business case. Through Climate Friendly, Airwave purchases carbon offset credits from projects that not only meet environmental requirements, but also meet ethical requirements. It is important to Airwave to purchase from projects that directly benefit the local region's residents.