CSR

Amido is dedicated to our mission to become a sustainably carbon neutral company by 2025

We will be running a number of initiatives to reduce and offset our carbon footprint and we will measure the success of these initiatives with software products that we design and build internally. We will also make these tools available to other organisations so they are able to do the same.

Our 2020 goals

  • Reducing the amount of landfill we generate as an organisation

    Working to eliminate single-use plastic from our office, making sure that everyday items such as milk carts and disposable cups/plates are made from recyclable and compostable material.

  • Support charities and initiatives that are focused on long term sustainability

    Such as reducing deforestation and emissions from cookstoves in developing countries, purchasing renewable energy from wind or solar farms, planting trees, and supporting recycling and reuse projects

  • Conscious company events

    Decrease the environmental impact of company events by ordering from ethical and local suppliers

  • Bi-annual carbon emissions survey

    Measure our emissions using technology such as smart meters in order to track progress against our vision and set regular milestones

  • Increase environmental awareness in the business

    inform employees of the actions that increase and decrease greenhouse gas usage, and carbon footprint

  • Using ethical suppliers with a low carbon footprint

    Ensuring that all areas of the business use local suppliers where possible

The Farmsmart app

‘At Amido we believe that technology, and particularly its ability to empower people with greater knowledge and understanding of the world around them, has a massive role to play in helping us live more sustainably, and have a low impact and environmentally responsible life.’ Amido CEO – Alan Walsh. ‘The Farmsmart project has been a very significant CSR investment and is an example of the way in which our technology has a positive impact, by helping embed sustainability into communities all around the world.’

Find out how we’ve been helping Farmsmart develop this powerful tool that will revolutionise how organisations working with farmers share sustainable farming content here

Reusable containers

As part of our push to reduce the amount of landfill we produce as an organisation, we’ve pulled together a list of all the local restaurants and coffee shops within a 10 minute radius of our London head quarters, that are encouraging customers to use reusable containers. Many of which provide discounts and rewards for the effort.

Check out our definitive list here. With over 30 vendors to choose from, there’s no excuse not to get involved!

Plastic wastage

As of 2015, more than 6.9 billion tons of plastic waste had been
generated. Around 9% of that was recycled whilst 79%
accumulated in landfills.

Food Waste

7 million tonnes of food is wasted every year in the UK, costing
£12.5 billion!

Our oceans

Half of the world’s coral reefs have died in the last 30 years, and
two thirds of the Great Barrier Reef have been damaged by coral
bleaching – this happens when the sea temperature is too high.

Earth's resources

The world’s superpowers, including the UK and US, use more than
double the amount of resources they’re able to produce. We would
need 1.7 planets to support the current level of demand on the
earth’s ecosystems.

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