30/05/2018

Translink Awarded For Commitment To Biodiversity

Translink NI has again been awarded Platinum Level in the Business & Biodiversity Charter by Business in the Community, in partnership with Ulster Wildlife, for its outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing biodiversity across its extensive property and infrastructure portfolio.
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Launched in 2015, the Business and Biodiversity Charter initiative aims to inspire and encourage businesses throughout Northern Ireland to protect and enhance biodiversity. Having gained Platinum in the Charter when it was launched, 2018 marked Translink's first re-certification.

Andy Bate, Environmental Manager, said: "The Platinum award shows Translink as exemplary in our approach to biodiversity and it is great to be formally recognised for our efforts in this way. The organisation has made a solid commitment to protecting and enhancing biodiversity within our Corporate Responsibility Strategy and we have invested in a number of innovative initiatives to improve biodiversity and inspire our employees and passengers to protect the natural environment."

(MH/LM)

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