Builders' Merchants News


B&Q makes the Sunday Times best green companies list

Published:  13 June, 2011

LONDON: B&Q has been awarded a place on The Sunday Times Best Green Companies List 2011 – one of only three retailers to make the list. 

The award recognises B&Q's reductions in energy use and diversion of waste from landfill.

Euan Sutherland, chief executive of Kingfisher, stated: "We're especially delighted as we're one of only three retailers to be included on the list and are the only retailer within the DIY industry to be recognised. Our efforts to make it easier for our customers to create greener homes, is also a priority for the team."

The green awards, which are now in their fourth year, aim to celebrate British businesses making a concerted effort to improve their environmental performance. Each company enters one of five contests dependent on their size and whether the business operates in a high, medium or low environmental impact industry.