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UhUb Partners with Planet Mark

06 August 2021 | Updated 09 August 2021

UhUb, the provider of Education Technology for the cleaning sector, has partnered with Planet Mark, a sustainability certification for every type of organisation.

The certification enables organisations and their people to positively transform society, the environment and the economy through measurement of their carbon and social data. This is done through a unique three-step process: Measure, Engage and Communicate. Planet Mark certification recognises continuous improvement, encourages action and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals who want to make a world of difference.

Their most recent endeavours to promote the importance of taking the pledge has included a digital and physical Zero Carbon Tour in their Carbon Battle Bus, as well as an offering of a suite of Zero Carbon Solutions, designed to demystify the area of net-zero carbon emissions and assist businesses in committing to a target and creating an action plan so they are supported at all stages of their net-zero journey. 


"Businesses that fail to adapt to the climate crisis, will fail to exist."


– Mark Carney
Former Governer, Bank of England


Time to Take Responsibility


The period between 2020 to 2030, proclaimed as the Decade of Action by the United Nations, is likely to be the most important for the planet and society. It is critical that businesses, individuals, cities and governments work together to limit the rise in global temperature to 1.5°C, ultimately avoiding the most severe consequences associated with climate change.

Mark Carney, former governor of the Bank of England and now UN special envoy for climate action and finance, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s finance advisor for COP26, was quoted to say in 2019 that "businesses that fail to adapt to the climate crisis, will fail to exist."

The UK government has set the target of net-zero - neutralising or compensating for all carbon emissions - for 2050. Energy Services Analyst at TEAM Energy, Katie Brockwell, discussed how whilst 2050 seems like a long way off, mitigating climate change, improving climate resilience, and protecting our planet for the future rely on decisions that are being made here and now. 


UhUb’s Planet Mark Report


UhUb are partnering with Planet Mark to develop a new ‘Planet Mark Report’ that will enable mutual customers to produce and demonstrate data on relevant training, information sharing and activity within their teams at a tap, thus improving accuracy, and saving time and effort on data collection. UhUb already shares Planet Mark information and will be working with Planet Mark to develop and share more information on a range of Climate and Planet subjects.

Proud holders of the Planet Mark certification for three years, UhUb was the first app-based business to achieve this and committed to being an ethical business from day one.  They espouse a “sustainability by degrees” philosophy whereby they believe saturated, whole workforce training on method, product and equipment, along with information on Climate and Planet activities maximizes any cleaning company’s "Green" investment and ensures the best results are gained throughout a business.

To celebrate this partnership and to encourage more businesses to place real focus on their carbon impact, all new UhUb clients will receive 10 per cent off their year one Planet Mark certification. Once you become a Planet Mark member, you can join their Community Platform which provides ongoing support and fosters shared learning and collaboration.

Companies of all sizes, from across the world, are committing to targets in reducing their carbon emissions. You can’t make a commitment without first measuring your carbon footprint. Join UhUb and many other organisations in the Planet Mark movement for change by contacting Planet Mark and quote UhUb for your 10% discount.  By working together we can bring about meaningful, cumulative change.


Picture: the UhUb logo overlayed on a bright field.

Article written by Bailey Sparkes | Published 06 August 2021


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