Environmental, Social and Governance  

Sustainability Statement

At Firefish Software, we understand that we have a responsibility to not only our business and stakeholders but also to our planet. We believe that by prioritizing sustainable business practices, we can create a brighter future for generations to come. That's why we're committed to integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors into all of our decision-making processes and operations. We know that our actions have a significant impact on the environment, communities, and economies where we operate, and we're dedicated to mitigating these impacts through responsible business practices.

Having been a 'remote first' company since 2020, we're able to closely monitor our carbon footprint and waste generation. We take pride in our sustainable practices while working from home and in our Hub, and we're continuously striving to improve our environmental performance. We actively seek out suppliers and partners who share our values and commitment to social responsibility and sustainability. Together, we can make a positive impact on our planet and create a brighter future for all.

Firefish World

What Firefish Does

Hardware Recycling

All hardware that reaches the end of its lifespan can be returned to the Hub for recycling (about 85% currently is). Hardware is collected and recycled by Revive IT. Where possible, we try to reuse equipment between Fish.

Hub Energy

Energy consumption limited on office premises. Gas and Electricity usage has decreased since we moved to being a ‘remote first’ company. Our Energy provider is British Gas who use at least 76% renewable energy as of 2019. Switched to LED lightbulbs in the Hub

Coffee Recycling

All coffee pods purchased are recyclable/compostable. We purchase Lavazza Tierra coffee that fund sustainability projects in the countries where the coffee is grown. Managing farming impacts on climate change in Africa and Central-South America.

Hub Recycling

Our features conveniently located recycling bins that are specifically designated for the collection of aluminum cans, glass bottles, and plastic containers. Not only providing an environmentally friendly solution, but also help to reduce waste and promote sustainable practices within the community.

Paper Waste

All confidential waste and paper generated is treated with the utmost care and security. Our secure recycling process ensures that sensitive information is properly destroyed and recycled in a responsible manner.

Hub Consumables

No single use plastic in Hub. Recyclable paper cups, plates, straws etc. Use recycled packaging wherever possible. All kit deliveries are done in a few deliveries as possible and sent in carboard packaging which can be recycled.

What Our Suppliers Do

Firefish People

HR/Culture Software

Our HR system supplier has implemented a number of initiatives to reduce their environmental impact. They have set a goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2024 and are investing renewable energy to power their data centers. They also have measures in place in their offices encouraging their employees to adopt sustainable practices to reduce waste and increase recycling. Their software also helps to reduce paper documentation and manual processes thus reducing their carbon footprint!

Firefish Cloud Hosting

Cloud Hosting

Our cloud platform has made a commitment to sustainability, aiming to be carbon negative by 2030. To achieve this they are investing in renewable energy, implementing carbon capture technology and encouraging sustainable practices across their operations. They offer customers the ability  to track their carbon emissions with tools such as their sustainability calculator. They have also introduced sustainable technologies such as AI for Earth and smart building management systems, to help businesses reduce their environmental impact.

Firefish Payment Processing

Payment Solution

Our payment supplier is committed to sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint, having already achieved carbon neutrality in their UK operations. They have implemented a number of initiatives to reduce their environmental impact, including investing in renewable energy, offsetting their emissions through verified carbon credits, and reducing travel by encouraging remote work. Additionally, they encourage their customers to switch to paperless Direct Debit mandates, reducing the environmental impact associated with paper-based processes.

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