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Neptunus achieves ISO14001:2004 certification

Neptunus, a specialist in temporary buildings and event structures, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the coveted ISO 14001 environmental certification from TÜV Netherlands. After a positive audit last May, the certificate was handed over personally to Neptunus’ Logistics Director, Betty Eilers and H&S Coordinator, Elfried Jacobs.

ISO 14001:2004 refers to a series of standards on environmental management tools and systems. ISO 14001 deals with a company's system for managing its day-to-day operations and how they impact the environment. The Environmental Management System and Environmental Auditing address a wide range of issues.

Matthijs Vreeswijk, Lead auditor of TÜV Netherlands, was impressed with the way Neptunus takes responsibility for its environmental obligations. He comments: "It is important to engage employees on all levels and this starts at the top. The Board showed commitment to the process which is a vital part of the Environmental Management System.”

Betty Eilers is very proud of the Company’s achievement. She explains: "In our logistics systems we focus on waste management. When they evaluated our environmental processes TÜV Netherlands acknowledged that sustainability is already a prominent part of our methods. Recycling and reusability are intertwined in our business practice. The successful certification audit is the next step following our earlier certifications SCA** and ISO 9001.”

Commenting about the environmental objectives she says: "Neptunus Group take responsibility for the environment and supply chain in which we operate. We believe that our products contribute to a more sustainable environment due to the reusability of our structures.  Sustainability is becoming ever more important for our clients and everything in our procedures, from research & development and production to building and dismantling our products reflects our green thinking."

Henry Schoenmakers of TÜV Netherlands (left in photo) handed the certificate to Neptunus’ Betty Eilers (centre) and Elfried Jacobs (right).

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