Sustainability at

At CORE, sustainable thinking is in our DNA.

It is our mission to continue to expand our own ESG commitment and hold ourselves
accountable, whilst supporting our customers in their own unique sustainability journeys

our commitment

Recognising that climate change poses a threat to the economy, nature and society-at-large, our company commits to take action immediately by halving our greenhouse gas emissions before 2025, achieving net zero emissions by 2030 and disclosing our progress on a yearly basis.

In doing so, we are proud to be recognised by the campaign, and join governments, businesses, cities, regions, and universities around the world with the same mission.

How we are


We have committed to a net zero emissions target of 2030, from a 2019 baseline, and are working to achieve this sooner


As a SaaS provider, reducing our energy use and that of our third-party service providers is a key part of our net zero strategy


Our data centres use certified 100% renewable energy, hold ISO 14001:2015 certification and have won awards for energy efficiency


We publish an annual sustainability report to keep our clients up to date on our sustainability progress and learnings


We understand that as a business we generate social, environmental and
economic impacts.

As such we have developed a Sustainability Policy which ensures that we
are doing as much as we can to run our operations responsibly.


Our newest technology platform, Leaf was
born from our desire to use the power of
data to support retailers’ drive to become

Our systems

We acknowledge that the software we
provide and our online presence has a
carbon footprint. Our systems are
programmed with energy efficiency in
mind and our website is designed to
reduce energy usage.


Our internal procurement guidelines
ensure that everything we buy or use is as
sustainable as possible.


We are commited to talk about both the
opportunities and challenges of
sustainability at events, and seek to use
our events to promote
positive business impacts.

Read more about our values.


Our people are what make CORE tick, and we are committed to ensuring our work
environment is as welcoming and as sustainable as possible.

Resource use

Our office space uses
100% renewable
electricity, and utilises
natural light and airflow
as much as is possible.
We have a policy in
place to minimise
resource use and


Many of our team work
flexibly and rely on
web-based software.
We are exploring the
impacts of this on our
carbon footprint


We are committed to
limiting business travel
and exploring public
transport and no flight
options where feasible


We are working to
support our team with
sustainability literacy,
such as how to be an
ethical consumer and
how to understand our
personal carbon

Meet more of our team and find out about joining us here.

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