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Ten companies in Breda are certified as sustainable entrepreneurs

17 Jun 2011 - 17 June 2011 - "I am pleased to announce that ten companies can be recognized with the 'sustainable entrepreneurship' label and even one of those companies with an acknowledged sustainability label.

Breda is a city that pays a lot of attention to its environment, one of our ambitions is to become a CO2 neutral city. With the involvement of companies from different branches we as the city of Breda are able to make the right steps towards this ambition", comments councilor sustainability Wilbert Willems.

Sustainable development in Breda pays off

On October the 25th the first launch for a new course 'Sustainable development in Breda pays off' was given. All participant started working with a so called environment barometer, which registers all the consumption data inside a company. On the basis of these results every participating company wrote a layout plan with corresponding actions. The actions varied from building a warmth/cold depot in a newly build company to a 'green' company car park and energy saving lights. Participating companies: Cobar Europe BV, Michelin Distribution BV, Jacobs Elektro BV, Van Tilburg-Bastianen Group, Grass Valley Netherlands, Civel Engineering Balemans, VELUVINE BV, Chasse Theatre.

Sustainable development is not just good for the environment but also gives financial advantages. Companies that also want to follow the course 'Sustainable development in Breda pays off' can find all the required information with E. Lap or e-mail ejm.lap@breda.nl.

Acknowledged Sustainability certificate BOVAG

With this certificate the car dealer shows to pay attention to sustainable development, environment and the care for employees within the organization. The sustainability certificate for car dealers is an initiative of BOVAG.

City of Breda

Breda, 19-01-2011

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