Sustainable Growth Company
+44 (0) 1484 681 796
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17 Allergill Park, HD9 3XH
Our History

1991

SGC was founded in 1991 by Ted and Leila Rosser.

Since 1991, SGC has worked in several capacities with over 800 organisations that vary from small local companies to large multinational organisations, primarily in the UK but also in the EU and in numerous other countries around the world.

In 1991, one of SGC’s first assignments was to develop criteria and a process for sustainable investment decision making for a major London City bank.  In that year it also supported the due diligence process during the privatisation of the Hungarian pharmaceutical sector.

1992

In 1992, SGC was closely involved in the supporting organisations establish and implement the BS 7750 standard specification for environmental management systems and the EU Eco-Management and Audit System and, in subsequent years, the revised standards: ISO 14001:1994, ISO 14001:2004 and the current ISO 14001:2015

1994

In 1994, the company established a relationship with LG Harris, the surveyors group, working on pre-acquisition due diligence on behalf of a major pension fund which continued for over eight years.

1997

SGC achieved accreditation from IEMA for its 5-day Environmental Lead Auditor Course in 1997.

1998

SGC commenced its long term relationship with B&Q in 1998, supporting the delivery of its QUEST sustainability programme, which is still ongoing

2004

SGC has been closely involved in EU Emissions Trading Scheme verification since its inception in 2004, predominantly with major UK based oil and gas companies

2006

In 2006 and subsequent years, verification work involved visits to major deforestation and social responsibility projects in Malawi and Tanzania

2010

In 2010 SGC undertook a carbon footprint demonstration project for a major Geneva based brand

2014

In 2014, SGC launched the QUEST610.com portal on behalf of B&Q to support the assessment of the entire B&Q vendor base.

Also in 2014, SGC introduced energy management services covering the Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme Regulations and ISO 50001 with clients including oil and gas companies, a multi-site paper and packaging organisation and a leading Formula 1 team.

SGC was founded in 1991 by Ted and Leila Rosser.

Since 1991, SGC has worked in several capacities with over 800 organisations that vary from small local companies to large multinational organisations, primarily in the UK but also in the EU and in numerous other countries around the world.

SGC’s philosophy is to encourage client organisations to adopt a product, asset and project life cycle approach to sustainability and to integrate this philosophy into business processes and strategy

SGC’s services can be best be summarised as supporting organisations achieve and maintain compliance, manage risk and address the opportunities presented by the sustainability agenda, and respond to the needs and concerns of stakeholders

In 1991, one of SGC’s first assignments was to develop criteria and a process for sustainable investment decision making for a major London City bank.  In that year it also supported the due diligence process during the privatisation of the Hungarian pharmaceutical sector

In 1992, SGC was closely involved in the supporting organisations establish and implement the BS 7750 standard specification for environmental management systems and the EU Eco-Management and Audit System and, in subsequent years, the revised standards: ISO 14001:1994, ISO 14001:2004 and the current ISO 14001:2015

In 1994, the company established a relationship with LG Harris, the surveyors group, working on pre-acquisition due diligence on behalf of a major pension fund which continued for over eight years.

SGC achieved accreditation from IEMA for its 5-day Environmental Lead Auditor Course in 1997.

SGC commenced its long term relationship with B&Q in 1998, supporting the delivery of its QUEST sustainability programme, which is still ongoing

SGC has been closely involved in EU Emissions Trading Scheme verification since its inception in 2004, predominantly with major UK based oil and gas companies

In 2006 and subsequent years, verification work involved visits to major deforestation and social responsibility projects in Malawi and Tanzania

In 2010 SGC undertook a carbon footprint demonstration project for a major Geneva based brand

In 2014, SGC launched the QUEST610.com portal on behalf of B&Q to support the assessment of the entire B&Q vendor base.

Also in 2014, SGC introduced energy management services covering the Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme Regulations and ISO 50001 with clients including oil and gas companies, a multi-site paper and packaging organisation and a leading Formula 1 team.

Ownership of SGC includes the domains sustainablegrowth.com, sustainablegrowth.co.uk and sgc91.com

Ownership also includes up to date registers of UK legal requirements, a wide range of environmental management training materials and an extensive contact database.

Sustainable Growth Company
SGC specialises in sustainability, corporate social responsibility, risk management, environmental management, health and safety, compliance, management systems and emissions trading.
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Sustainable Growth Company Limited
Registered office: 17 Allergill Park, HD9 3XH Company number: 02578553