BUSINESS certification


Are you ready to make your mark?

Holders of The Planet Mark Business Certification are required to measure and reduce their annual carbon emissions associated with business operations. Each year the new carbon footprint becomes the next year’s baseline, thus driving continuous improvement and helping generate our outstanding results.

This certification is for organisations of all sizes. The programme brings sustainability into the centre of your business through a combination of measuring the environmental impact of your business and an employee-led approach to continuous improvement.

We see a world with a healthy environment, empowered society and prosperous economy. The Planet Mark certification programme reached 1,017,226 people in 2017. Will you be the next?


  • Rigorous measurement – The Planet Mark Code of Practice provides technical rigour and integrity to our measuring

  • Meaningful reduction of your operational carbon emissions – on average,  holders of The Planet Mark make a 12% carbon saving per employee each year through reductions in energy, waste, water, travel and procurement

  • Cost savings through resource efficiencies – Holders of The Planet Mark can expect to make cost savings through savings on energy, waste, travel and procurement

  • Competitive advantage through stronger bids and tenders – The Planet Mark Certification provides buyers with third party verification of your company’s sustainability performance

  • Greater participation from all employees in every part of your organisation – The Planet Mark offers tools, advice and workshops to successfully engage your key stakeholders, including employees

  • Effective communication of your corporate sustainability credentials – The Planet Mark provides you with the knowledge, materials and expertise to deliver results-driven communication

  • New business opportunities – The Planet Mark business community supports your economic growth through networking and knowledge sharing events

  • ISO 14001 – The Planet Mark supports businesses seeking to comply with the new ISO14001 or can be awarded instead of ISO 14001.