Environmental Benchmarking Survey

ARENA Network has conducted the annual Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey since 1998. This is widely recognised as the principal measure of environmental engagement in Northern Ireland and examines the leading 200 companies, 26 local authorities, five Health Trusts and the education sector.


The Survey aims to ensure environmental issues are on the Board agenda of the largest organisations in Northern Ireland and measures the extent to which these organisations are managing environmental issues. Moreover, the Survey is intended to persuade organisations of all sizes of the importance of environmental management.


What’s involved?

Participants are invited to complete a self-assessment questionnaire, largely based on the Index of Corporate Environmental Engagement developed by Business in the Environment (ARENA’s counterpart in England). Verification visits to a sample of participants and an independent review of the Survey is undertaken by Acona Ltd.

For further information on ARENA Network’s Environmental Benchmarking Survey or to take part in the 2014 Survey, e-mail Patricia McCambridge or call (028) 9046 0606 or visit the NI Environmental Benchmarking Survey website.

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Further Reading

Arena Survey Website

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The 15th Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking survey

10 December 2013

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Your bottom line, your water management

08 May 2014

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ARENA Network – Supporting you to support the environment (North East)

03 December 2014

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Case Studies

Norbev’s commitment to waste reduction

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UK Responsible Business Awards – Dairy Crest Rural Action Award

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