Leading networking solutions manufacturer Brand-Rex has been awarded ISO 50001 certification for its Energy Management Systems. The certification adds official validation to the company’s energy management systems that helped it to become the first globally carbon-neutral company in the networking sector.
ISO 50001 requires a company to develop a management framework for more efficient use of energy. Targets and objectives are established to meet these requirements, using relevant data.
Brand-Rex was the first in its field to introduce carbon-neutral products, including Category 5e and Category 6 cables, and has done much to reduce its carbon footprint, energy usage and costs.
“This is a journey we started in 2009,” says Brand-Rex CEO Martin Hanchard. “That’s when we first measured our carbon footprint and analysed our energy usage. Since then we’ve invested £300,000 to achieve a drastic reduction in energy consumption. So drastic, in...