Antunes Receives SCARCE’s Earth and Water Flag
Sustainability efforts at Antunes are abundant – not scarce
CAROL STREAM, IL – Antunes has received the Earth and Water Flag from SCARCE, a local, environmental education non-profit, for efforts in conserving resources, creating a healthy environment and commitment to clean water. Located in Carol Stream, IL, Antunes, is a global manufacturer of foodservice equipment and as a family-owned and operated company, is uniquely positioned to have a strong purpose-driven culture.
“At Antunes, we want to make business decisions that positively impact our team members, our community, and the world,” said Sarah Bullock, Antunes’ Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Executive Assistant. “We want to raise awareness on how we do that in our business and everyday life so others can make simple changes to make a difference as well.”
SCARCE recognized Antunes with the Earth and Water Flag upon the completion of a SCARCE provided assessment, passing a validation audit and accomplishing the training of more than 75% of the Antunes’ team members.
“I was especially proud to help Antunes work toward completing the credentials to be recognized with the SCARCE flags,” said Juan Ortiz, Antunes’ Corporate Manager of Environmental Health and Safety. “The SCARCE flags showcase the positive impact that Antunes has on our community and our world.”
Corporate Social Responsibility at Antunes is rooted in the desire to positively impact the world and build an enduring great company. Some of Antunes sustainable measures include using 936 solar panels to power their Carol Stream location, diverting waste to landfill by composting and recycling initiatives, sustainable packaging initiatives including on demand box making for all products and purchasing 50% Green Energy.
Learn more about Antunes’ Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability here.
SCARCE is an award-winning environmental education non-profit dedicated to creating sustainable communities. We accomplish this through innovative and hands-on education programs for schools and organizations, demonstrating care for people and our natural resources through our Reuse Center, and engaging the broader public through community-wide events and programs.
For over 30 years SCARCE has been implementing change to foster a more sustainable future. Find out how we can make an impact together. https://www.scarce.org/