We continuously seek out opportunities to reduce our carbon footprinT and responsibly strive to offset any unavoidable impact we make.

WE ARE CERTIFIED CARBON NEUTRAL

WE SEND ZERO WASTE TO LANDFILL AND WE CONTINUE TO REDUCE OUR USAGE OF PLASTIC YEAR ON YEAR

100% OF OUR ELECTRICITY SUPPLY IS RENEWABLE; WITH 50% SUPPLIED FROM A 2.5MW ON-SITE WIND TURBINE

UK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR

2010, 2018 & 2019

OUR SUSTAINABILITY JOURNEY 2009 – 2021

2020

Certified Carbon Neutral site
(The Park)

Installed 10 electric vehicle charging points at The Park

Certified carbon neutral branded bulk and imported wine portfolio into Europe and the UK (All AW)

Replaced WoT multi material bag and black tap with single material (EVOH) bag and white plastic tap

By sourcing plant-based disposable food containers for employee use on-site, the restaurant’s Covid safety precautions were implemented, without additional plastic waste being created.

Introduced a ‘flat’ 75cl PET wine bottle, made using 100% recycled PET, this format also provides improved loadfill compared to a round bottle.

Collaborated with a supplier and customer to bring a 10 bottle pack to the market, improving loadfill and reducing corrugated material use.

On site manufacturing of select OEM engineering components through 3D printing, significantly reducing the CO2e emissions associated with delivery of spare parts.

2019

2019

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2.5MW wind turbine installed at Accolade Park. Expected to provide c. 50% of Accolade Park’s consumption.
  • Dry slat install on all bottling lines, significantly reducing water consumption & additionally reducing consumption of chemical lubricant & electricity.
  • All electricity supplied to Accolade Park is sustainably sourced
  • Metal halide external lamps replaced by LED, now use 73% less electricity
  • Won MOYT Sustainable Manufacturer
  • Winner of the Supply Chain & Logistics Innovation – The Drinks Business Green Awards 2019”
2018

2018

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • ‘The Manufacturer’ – Sustainable Manufacturer of the year – WINNER
  • Achieved 0% Waste to Landfill
  • EPR Permit variation approved – commencement of blending on site
2017

2017

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Commenced on-site nitrogen generation.
  • Appointed Renewables Project Engineer
2016

2016

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Commenced process to send label-backing for recycling rather than landfill c. 130 tonne annually
2015

2015

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Achieved certification to ISO 50001 Energy Management
2014

2014

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Replaced all internal industrial lighting with fluorescent T5s, saving 1.3 million kWh annually
2013

2013

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Waste reduction A3 engaged all work-force in the waste hierarchy and what we could do to improve our performance
2012

2012

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • The Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2012. – Sustainable Manufacturer – Shortlisted
2011

2011

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Implemented lux control of manufacturing hall lighting. Reducing site electricity consumption by 4.37%
2010

2010

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Automated surface water protection devices installed in the southern & western outfalls to controlled water
2009

2009

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Construction of Accolade Park completed and production commenced
  • Achieved certification to ISO 14001; internationally recognised Environment Management Standard.