Category: Environmental Initiatives

Where to Find Audits, Advice and Networks for Green Businesses

It is easy to look at the current state of the climate and feel that it is too big a problem for any of us to tackle. And it’s true: no one business, no one individual can solve this problem. Luckily, there are thousands of businesses out there who are using their power and influence – no matter how big or small – to create the sustainable, carbon-neutral economy that our climate needs in order to remain stable. Below, you […]

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Want to Be a Carbon Neutral Business? Here’s How We Did It

A typical company of our scale generates between 450–500 tons of carbon a year. At Magenta Security, the entirety of our business activity produces between 8 and 11 tons – which we offset through reputable and measurable schemes. As we in the business world grapple with our responsibility in tackling the current climate emergency, reducing carbon emissions in both internal operations and supply chain must be priority number one. However, going from hundreds of tons of carbon to a handful […]

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Climate Emergency: Businesses Must Work Together for a Green Economy

The climate emergency is here. In their most recent and exhaustive report, the IPCC found conclusive evidence of global warming caused by human activity. The report also warned that further warming is inevitable. Whether such warming is within manageable levels or catastrophic for human life will depend on how greatly carbon emissions can be reduced in the coming years. Already in 2021 we have seen the damage and loss of life caused by extreme weather events in Canada, Germany, Greece, […]

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Magenta Security’s Green New Deal: Electric Vehicles, Remote Work and Industry Change

In a time where it has been challenging to find reasons for optimism, our sustainability mission has been a source of pride and excitement. Here’s why Magenta Security will emerge from this pandemic a greener, more efficient and more committed company than ever before. Magenta Security’s vehicle fleet will be fully electric by 2025 For a company dedicated to reducing our impact on the natural world and global warming, electric vehicles were a source of frustration. We estimated that our […]

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Why Green Business is Good Business

I believe business success should be used as a tool to make the world a better place, whether it’s through our charity work or our green initiatives. But even if I didn’t care at all about the fate of this planet, it would be bad business for me not to be pursuing green business initiatives. If your long term plan for your business doesn’t take energy efficiency and sustainability into account, that needs to change today. Recently, human industry reached […]

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Three Ways You Can Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Business

Magenta Security was the first manned security service in Europe to fully comply to the ISO 14001 environmental standard. Since then, we’ve continued to reduce our carbon footprint and be an industry leader in environmental responsibility and energy efficiency, achieving and maintaining a carbon neutral status for many years. Clients often come to me for advice on how to reduce their impact on the environment, especially now that many businesses won’t work with companies who can’t prove their environmental credentials. […]

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Magenta Security continues to make significant environmental investments

Magenta Security Services continues to make great strides in sustainable development through it’s continued investment in environmental initiatives. Considered one of the most environmentally friendly companies in the security industry, Magenta has installed solar panels on the roof of its headquarters in Hounslow to significantly reduce its energy usage. The solar panels generate 9 kilowatt hour per hour of electricity allowing Magenta to generate 40% of the electricity it needs. The company has also invested in a state-of the art […]

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Why the environment remains a priority

The environment is a growing concern for our customers so we are proud to be well known as the leader in our industry when it comes to green credentials and low energy usage. Corporate social responsibility is something discussed in detail in my whitepaper ‘Managing You Security’. The paper highlights areas companies should look at when deciding on a security company to work with in relation to corporate social responsibility and highlights initiatives they can introduce themselves. I strongly believe […]

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Environmental credentials important when choosing a security provider

The environmental credentials of a security provider should be front of mind when choosing a company to work with, according to Abbey Petkar, Managing Director of Magenta Security. In his new whitepaper ‘Managing Your Security’, Petkar highlights key criteria that businesses should look at when choosing their security provider. He believes the environment is increasing in importance for customers, with Magenta having successfully won several contracts due to its green credentials. Magenta Security is considered one of the most environmentally […]

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Magenta Continues To Go Green With New Electric Cars

Magenta Security Services invests in electric cars to reduce its carbon footprint. Magenta Security has invested in state-of-the-art electric cars for the company’s fleet of vehicles. The move is a long-term investment which will significantly reduce the company’s carbon footprint as well as vehicle running costs. Magenta Security is considered one of the most environmentally friendly companies in the security industry. It was the first manned guarding company in Europe to be awarded certification to ISO 14001:2004 and was the […]

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