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Magenta recognised for its environmental initiatives

Magenta Security Services has once again been recognised for its environmental initiatives, collecting Best Green Business Award at the recent Hounslow Business Awards.

The award was given for Magenta’s green initiatives which have helped the company reduce its impact on the environment. Magenta Security is considered one of the most environmentally friendly companies in the security industry, and wider business community in its local area. It was the first manned guarding company in Europe to be awarded certification to ISO 14001:2004 and was the first security company in the UK to become carbon neutral.

The company has launched several environmental initiatives including the installation of environmentally friendly lighting systems, environmentally friendly carpets and the creation of a digital systems for a paperless office. The most significant investment is the installation of solar panels on the roof of the building that allow Magenta to generate 40% of the electricity it needs.

At the awards, which were held on Thursday October 12 at Hilton Syon Park, Magenta was also highly commended for Customer Service whilst Managing Director Abbey Petkar was highly commended in the Entrepreneur of the Year category

Abbey Petkar commented: “Winning this award is recognition that our commitment to best environmental practices goes beyond the levels expected businesses. Sustainability and environmental issues are increasingly important to our clients, and much of our success in winning new business can be attributed to our commitment to meeting environmentally friendly standards. We’ve always taken leading steps to improve our own green policies and we will continue to take further steps to reduce our impact on the environment.”

The Hounslow Business Awards has been developed and organised by Hounslow Chamber of Commerce to reward and celebrate dynamic and innovative businesses in the London Borough of Hounslow.

Magenta is also a finalist in the up and coming Security and Fire Excellence Awards for Corporate Social Responsibility, Customer Care and Security Consultancy of the Year.

Magenta is one of the fastest growing security companies in the country, providing a wide range of bespoke security solutions. As well as security officers, mobile patrols and electronic surveillance, partnerships with external suppliers means Magenta can provide a variety of additional services to clients including luxury car hire and housekeeping. For more information call 0845 500 0786 or visit


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