Why Veganuary can be good news for the environment

Q: How do you know if someone’s a vegan?

A: Don’t worry, they’ll tell you about it regularly

There’s a somewhat outdated stereotype of vegans (which we’ve just reinforced with that joke) that they can be somewhat self-righteous, not to mention fond of informing people of their dietary choices.

Continue reading “Why Veganuary can be good news for the environment”

Paul Swinburne – Services’ Senior Finance Business Partner – reflects on Severn Trent’s 2021

We can now reflect on Severn Trent’s 2021, and looks forward to some exciting developments on the horizon.

It was nice to see a strong set of results announced by Severn Trent PLC for the six months to 30 September 2021. Our group turnover was in line with expectations, up 8.0% following the recovery in non-household consumption post lockdown restrictions and Group PBIT (Profit Before Interest and Tax) was up 13.8%.

Continue reading “Paul Swinburne – Services’ Senior Finance Business Partner – reflects on Severn Trent’s 2021”

From Severn Trent to blood bikes

Severn Trent Services employee Lorraine Gough tells us about her fascinating, and vital second career.

I joined Severn Trent Services six years ago, and just six months later took over as chairwoman for a blood bike charity, along with my husband Geoff who is their fundraising manager and also a rider.

Continue reading “From Severn Trent to blood bikes”

Severn Trent Services (STS) carbon, sustainability and the Carbon Task Force

Mike Williamson, the Head of Operating Services, offers his thoughts on COP26 and what we’re doing to help.

COP 26 has come to an end. Lots of negotiation, some agreements were reached, and compromises were made. It was great to see the world’s leaders (and a lot of business leaders too) come together, but it still feels like there is a way to go if we’re going to work collectively and collaboratively to protect our planet for the generations that will follow us.

Continue reading “Severn Trent Services (STS) carbon, sustainability and the Carbon Task Force”