Crown Highways a leading Civil Engineering, Road Lighting and Technology company has showcased its commitment to sustainability by becoming a member of Greener Highways, joining the collaborative charge towards net zero.
Greener Highways is a membership organisation set up to unite a sector in the battle against the ongoing climate crisis. It aims to aid with the education and implementation of sustainable initiatives, products, services and operations across the highways sector.
In order to achieve this, Greener Highways will showcase the contributions of its members towards a cleaner, greener future. Greener Highways aims to tackle the climate emergency together by looking at areas such as energy, transport, wildlife and waste, with further aim to build best practice relationships between businesses to encourage faster changes towards long-term sustainability.
As part of a huge highways community, Greener Highways sees the environmental impact of the sectors business activities and realise that companies need to address increasingly serious environmental problems such as climate change, resource depletion, carbon footprints, and pollution.
Crown Highways has opted for Greener Highways membership as it shares the mission and aims of the organisation. The business believes in a cleaner, greener future in an industry that can make a monumental difference with its carbon reduction.
Crown Highways has recently been awarded works across 8 different National Highways areas on the SDF framework, the Scheme Delivery Framework sees Crown entering into 6-year framework agreements for Road Lighting & Electrical and Technology works (including Traffic Signals) commencing between January 2022 and April 2024.
Crown Highways recognises the importance of looking after the environment and long-term sustainability. As a company they have always supported their local communities and invested in local people, this can be seen by their successful apprenticeship scheme.
Crown Highways are working with National Highways to achieve their carbon reduction targets by providing LED lighting solutions across the network, 70% of the SRN’s lighting will be LED by 2030.
Over the past few years, Crown have recognised the need to look at new markets and as such have invested in their EV charging capabilities with a view to providing EV charging points across the UK.
Mike Dale, Managing Director said: “We are very proud to be joining Greener Highways and will support the community by sharing our experiences and knowledge for the greater good and making a difference for future generations.”