Peterborough's Queensgate wins trio of awards for commitment to the environment

Staff at Peterborough's Queensgate shopping centre are celebrating a treble award win.

Wednesday, 15th March 2017, 10:33 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:55 am
Carol Wakelin, environmental manager at Queensgate shopping centre.

The centre has received three prestigious accolades for its commitment to the environment.

Its environmental team, led by environmental manager, Carol Wakelin, achieved the coveted ISO 14001:2015 accreditation.

It is considered globally as the gold standard for best energy and carbon management.

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The centre has also received the Great Green Star at the East Region Investors in the Environment (iiE) Awards.

The iiE is an environmental accreditation scheme designed to help the business sector save money and reduce their impact on the environment.

And on top of that success, the centre collected silver for the Travelchoice Business Travel Plan award for its sustainable Travel Initiative for its 3,000 staff and retailers.

Carol said: “This has been a wonderful few weeks for Queensgate and a great show of our commitment and hard work for improving the centre’s carbon footprint.

“We continue to achieve the highest level of excellence in Queensgate and uphold our status as one of the UK’s leading shopping centre’s for energy efficiency and our low environmental Impact.”