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Principle Cleaning Services

Principle cleaning, a provider of corporate, commercial cleaning is committed to continuous improvement in sustainability in its business operations by measuring and reducing its carbon emissions.
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2 years

Facilities Management Cleaning



Location-based total carbon footprint

Reporting Boundary: Solar House (1-9 Romford Road, London, E15 4LJ) and Warehouse (Unit 1A, Block T, Leyton Industrial Village, Argall Avenue, Leyton, London, E10 7QP)

Emission Sources: Electricity, T&D Losses, Water, Fleet, Business Travel, Waste, and Commuting (not included in total footprint)

Reporting Period: 01 Apr 2021 to 31 Mar 2022

52.8 tC0₂e

Location-based total carbon footprint per employee

0.5 tC0₂e

Market-based total carbon footprint

51.3 tC0₂e

Market-based total carbon footprint per employee

0.4 tC0₂e

Total Social Value



FTE employees

We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.



UN Sustainable Development Goals

We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably contribute to 6 SDGs.


Certification story

Principle cleaning, a provider of corporate, commercial cleaning has achieved the Planet Mark certification. Achieving the Planet Mark is based on the commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability in its business operations by measuring and reducing its carbon footprint and engaging its stakeholders. 

Principle Cleaning Services strive to be at the forefront of sustainability and caring for the environment and local communities. Its business decisions are always influenced by their environmental and social impact. Working with supply partners, the company ensure it is sharing its journey to inspire others.

The company is fully committed to carbon footprint reduction in its operations with a minimum target of 5% reduction in emissions year on year.

As part of its environmental objectives, Principle Cleaning has rolled our paperless contracts throughout its portfolio and is working with Crown Estate’s Waste Scheme with the aim of sending zero waste to landfill. Instead process a range of different waste streams in a environmentally-friendly way. And it has continued its focus on incorporating circular economy principles.

The company has also measured its social value contributions which amounted to £15,527. This refers to the net social and environmental benefits generated by its team. Measuring its social value gives a holistic insight into its positive contributions to not only the environment but also to society, demonstrating its commitment to meaningfully contribute to a better planet for all.

Through Planet Mark, Principle Cleaning Service has protected an area of endangered rainforest thanks to Cool Earth; a charity working alongside rainforest communities to halt deforestation. Its pledge through Cool Earth directly supports the Asháninka community in Central Peru.

It has also helped the Eden Project – an educational charity building connections with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work together towards a better future.

Future targets

Reduce carbon emissions by at least 2.5% each year

To recertify next year Principle Cleaning Services must reduce emissions by 2.5%.

Aim to reduce carbon emissions by 5% each year

A 5% year-on-year reduction is the target reduction recommended by Planet Mark.

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