Planet First, the creator and custodian of The Planet Mark™ sustainability certification, has struck a deal with Turnkey Group – global sustainability platform provider.
Under the new partnership, Turnkey Group, a global sustainability platform and professional services company headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in the UK, Denmark, Spain, Seattle and Singapore, will offer The Planet Mark™ alongside it’s existing services. These include a unique and dynamic web-based sustainability software that tracks sustainability and ESG data to help companies manage risk, compliance and cost savings in their operations and supply chain. The agreement was signed last week and marks the latest step to deliver The Planet Mark™ across Hong Kong, China, Southeast Asia and Australasia for the first time.
Turnkey operates globally in multiple industry verticals, with a strong emphasis on companies with complex supply chains. Turnkey is a leading Sustainability Software and Professional Services company in Asia with a strong portfolio of clients including Siemens, Pacific Andes, CCWG and Fung Group. They have recently partnered up with Endeavour Capital to expand to Australia and New Zealand market and have rapidly grown it’s network expanding to European and the US market.
“Companies we work with across the Far East are increasingly telling us they want to demonstrate their sustainability credentials, not just manage their impact,” said Tony Wines, CEO of Turnkey Group. “The Planet Mark™ accreditation offers a simple and effective way to do this. It also provides an excellent program for companies whether they are starting out on their sustainability journey or looking to set long-term targets and report their achievements.”
Steve Malkin, CEO of Planet First, added: “Turnkey’s highly regarded sustainability platform and strong presence in the Asian markets makes it an ideal partner for Planet First as we begin to scale The Planet Mark™ internationally. Together we can offer a compelling solution to organisations in the Far East that are reporting on sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR). We look forward to making our first certification announcement in this region very soon.”
Since it launched in 2013, The Planet Mark™ has certified over 100 organisations and delivered an average carbon emissions reduction of 14.5% per employee for its clients.
Turnkey Group was established in 2006 as a professional services company in logistics and supply chain industry. In 2014 it has developed Turnkey Solutions, the leading sustainability software in Asia with a global network of users and sites. Since then Turnkey has rapidly grown it’s network expanding to Singapore, London, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Seattle and Wellington (New Zealand).