Our Environmental Commitment

Environmental Policy Statement

Seven Stories believes that climate change and human activity are having a detrimental effect upon the environment and upon the prospects for sustainable living for future generations. Seven Stories’ mission, to enhance the quality of life and life chances for children and young people through children’s literature, therefore brings us a responsibility to strive towards the highest environmental and sustainability standards we are able to achieve, reducing our own carbon footprint and environmental impact and encouraging others to do the same.

Click here to read Seven Stories Full Environmental Policy

Seven Stories achieved Industry Green Certification in 2011/12 and was awarded 2 stars last year in recognition of its commitment to managing its carbon and improving its environmental impacts.

Industry Green certification is developed by Julie’s Bicycle for music, theatre and the wider creative industries’ response to climate change and environmental sustainability.

For more information please download the Industry Green report provided here. The assessment of Seven Stories Carbon Emissions covered data from April 2010 to March 2012 and includes emissions deriving from energy, water, waste and business travel, staff commuting, catering, concessions and merchandise.

For more information please contact Jayne Nicholson

For more information about Industry Green and Julie’s Bicycle please visit www.juliesbicycle.com

Seven Stories has also achieved Green Tourism in Business Silver Accreditation in 2013 and you can find out more by visiting the Green Tourism website.