Petersfield, Hampshire (PRWeb UK) March 9, 2010
Healthy Pets Insurance the leading online pet insurer, is extremely proud to announce that they have reached the finals of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainable Business Awards for the second year running, after securing a nomination for the finals in 2008. The winner of this year's award will be announced at an Awards Ceremony on May 20th 2010.
Healthy Pets state of the art offices in Petersfield were designed to be resource efficient and environmentally friendly. Energy saving devices such as a heating system programmed to be reduced by one degree in winter is used and water usage is reduced by short flush sanitaryware. The biodiversity of the site is improved through sympathetic ground maintenance; supporting local natural habitats and wildlife. The offices are situated near both bus and railway stations, encouraging employees to use public transport and where possible flexible working hours are offered to help reduce emissions of peak time travel.
In 2007 the Company achieved a Carbon Neutral Certificate, something that has been maintained and upheld for the past 3 years, measuring its carbon footprint with the assistance of Carbon Offset Ltd. Healthy Pets implements an office policy to shred 100% of waste paper, return all printer cartridges and recycle all cardboard. Future plans include the continuation of investing in international projects that will replace the same amount of Carbon Dioxide that is produced, to implement the total use of recycled paper to compliment the current recycling program and build a complete environmentally friendly work ethic.
Mark Effenberg, Chief Executive, says, "The whole company is extremely pleased that we have reached the final of these awards for a second time. Whilst we acknowledge that carbon offsetting is not a 'cure' for climate change, it can help raise awareness and reduce the impact of our actions".
Since 1997, Healthy Pets Insurance has remained independent and specialist pet insurance company, choosing to trade on the trust of its policyholders to gain one of the highest renewal rates in thee industry. Their pet insurance policies are very competitive and 100% underwritten through Underwriters at AMTrust International.
Healthy Pets Ltd is located in Ridgeway Office Park, Petersfield, Hampshire. The company can be contacted on sales(at)healthy-pets(dot)co(dot)uk, 01730 268592 or online at http://www.healthy-pets.co.uk.