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‘Green’ Survey Sees Belfast Harbour Achieve Highest Score

3rd December 2015
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#BelfastPort- In this year’s Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey, Belfast Harbour has achieved platinum status – the highest scoring level.

The achievement for Belfast Harbour came just before the United National Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris began. Like the port, companies throughout Northern Ireland have put their ‘green’ credentials on the table for all to see. With 83 organisations from all sizes and sectors participating in 2015 Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey.

Results from the survey were announced at Belfast Harbour last week along with materials handing giant, NACCO Materials Handling Ltd that was revealed as the top performing company, closely followed by Belfast Harbour and Bombardier Aerospace.

The survey, generated by Business in the Community’s ARENA Network campaign, annually assesses top businesses in Northern Ireland for environmental management, performance and assurance.

The 2015 results have seen scores increase to 78% from 74% in 2014 and 58% of participants scored over 80%. This continued improvement demonstrates that Northern Ireland businesses are committed to making progress and managing their impacts effectively.

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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