Armstrong Fluid Technology has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development.
The award recognises Armstrong’s leadership in sustainability, including improvements in daily operations, contributions to the sustainability of customers, and support for sustainability initiatives in local communities.
Now in its 55th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are among the most prestigious business awards in the country, with recognised businesses able to bear the Queen’s Awards emblem for the next five years. Of the exclusive list of just 205 organisations recognised this year, Armstrong Fluid Technology is one of only 17 to receive an award in the sustainable development category. Armstrong Fluid Technology now also holds the distinction of being the first company in the commercial-scale HVAC sector to receive a Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development.
In 2013, Armstrong brought together its sustainability efforts to form a single global programme, called Planet Proposition, to drive progress towards more ambitious environmental targets. The sustainability improvements, made through the Planet Proposition programme and led by Steve Cooper, sustainable design director, have now been recognised.
Charles Armstrong, executive chairman of Armstrong Fluid Technology commented: “Sustainability is a key driver within our business. We are leading the way in developing innovative energy-saving solutions that help customers to reduce their environmental impact. With advanced solutions that leverage edge computing, iOT, machine learning, digital twin technology and demand-based control, we’ve advanced efficiency in building HVAC systems around the world. In our own facilities, we continue to reduce energy use, and the related greenhouse gas emissions. We also run local projects to help the community at large become more sustainable. We’re very proud of the progress we’ve made, as well as our history of service to the global community, and we’re honoured to have our work recognised through this award.”
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