Andy Craggs, Dave Hepple, Sean Box, and Alastair Pentland have one special thing in common. They – or their family members – worked down the coal mines in the north of England.
Back in the day, coal mining may have had some negative effects on the environment. Yet many of the people who worked in the coal mining industry are now in jobs doing innovative things to negate those impacts.
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Today is Earth Day 2022.
A day where individuals and organisations raise awareness of what’s being done – and what needs to be done – to drive positive action for the planet.
This year, the theme is ‘Invest In Our Planet’.
We spoke to Dan Mcardle, Head of Water Services Contacts. And Jemma Jones, Environment and Implementation Manager – to learn about some of the things Severn Trent Services is doing to invest in the planet.
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Today, we wanted to write to you about ESG or to give it its full and rather snappy title, Environmental and Social Governance. But first, a few questions: what is ESG, why is it important, how is it measured and what are we doing about it in Severn Trent? If you already know the answers, you are ahead of the game, so well done. If you don’t know the answers but are keen on finding out more, don’t worry, it’s where the majority of us are.
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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There’s a somewhat outdated stereotype of vegans (which we’ve just reinforced with that joke) that they can be somewhat self-righteous, not to mention fond of informing people of their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.
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