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The Planet Mark is a sustainability certification for business which recognises continuous improvements, encourages action and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals. It is awarded to businesses, properties, new developments, and projects that are committed to reducing their carbon emissions.

EllisKnight International pledge to offset the carbon footprint via Ecologi for every candidate placement during the first year of their employment with The Planet Mark, and will donate a percentage of every invoice received to The Eden Project, an astounding educational charity that explores how we can work towards a better future.

"Having become the first recruitment agency to be certified with The Planet Mark in 2020, EllisKnight International have committed to their sustainability pledge, achieving carbon neutral status. We are proud to partner with EllisKnight to support us in attracting talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a positive impact. It's fantastic to also be able to support another one of our partners, The Eden Project, in addition to Ecologi; and know how far-reaching the impact that our community has." – Lilly Miller, The Planet Mark CFO.

"We are so proud to have been chosen by The Planet Mark as a trusted recruitment partner. As a purpose driven business deeply passionate about sustainability and social value, it is wonderful to support an organisation whose values are so aligned with our own. We're very excited to work alongside their talented team." - Dave Holby-Wolinski, EllisKnight Co-Director.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and last year's national lockdown, EllisKnight International Recruitment re-shaped their values and vision. As a consolidated recruitment agency, the company wanted to take a further step and not just offer a high-quality recruitment service delivery, they wanted to do more and drive the business towards an ethical, philanthropic, compassionate, positive and collaborative way of working. EllisKnight International are the first recruitment agency to be awarded the Planet Mark and was certified Carbon Neutral in December 2020 – a continuation of their journey to become Sustainability Leaders and positively disrupt the recruitment sector.

EllisKnight are passionate about partnering with clients that share the same values and that possess the drive to do more for their planet and communities, as well providing an excellent working environment for their candidates to thrive.

- EllisKnight Ecologi Forest
- EllisKnight CSR & Sustainability Initiatives

 

About The Planet Mark

The Planet Mark is an internationally recognised sustainability certification which recognises continuous progress, encourages action, and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals. It is awarded to businesses, properties, new developments and projects that are committed to reducing their carbon emissions. Companies are certified immediately when they sign up based on their commitment to sustainability progress. To keep The Planet Mark, an organisation must reduce their carbon footprint every year, commit to engage their staff and commit to communicate externally. Holders of The Planet Mark deliver results that go beyond compliance, reaching new levels of sustainability and engaging their people in the process. On average, certified businesses make a 14% carbon saving per employee through reductions in energy, waste, water, travel and procurement.

 

The Planet Mark selects EllisKnight International as a trusted recruitment partner.

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