BEST SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS - SME
WINNER: HENRY BROTHERS
Best Sustainable Business (SME) winners Henry Brothers. Pictured are Deborah Madden and Ian Henry, Henry Brothers, and Martina Corrigan from award sponsor Errigal Group.
The core values of Henry Brothers reaps the rewards
Founded in 1976, Henry Brothers is a leading construction company based in Magherafelt, with offices in Northern Ireland, England, and Scotland.
Owing to their impressive track record, Henry Brothers is recognised as a leading construction company with turnover of approaching £90 million per annum and 190 direct employees.
They have a clearly defined mission – to deliver the best construction solution for every client, every time.
This mission is underpinned by values which have been integral to the functioning of the business since its foundation.
The company’s values of integrity, being considerate and dependable, delivering premium quality, being agile and innovative and focusing on sustainability is why they’ve landed the inaugural Best Sustainable Business (SME) award.
With strong foundations in sustainability and their commitment to having a positive impact on the environment, Henry Brothers enhanced their business model to focus on decarbonising the company and driving the business to net zero in partnership with staff, clients, contractors, and suppliers.
Their submission statement read: “In 2022, we launched our most significant pledge yet with
our Journey to Net Zero strategy, outlining our aim to reduce total GHG emissions by two per cent each year for the next nine years and halve CO2e emissions by 2030.
“As the first construction company in Northern Ireland to make this commitment, we know that our plans are ambitious, but we are confident that they can be achieved.
“It has a clearly defined mission to deliver the best construction solution for every client, every time, which is underpinned by values which have been integral to the functioning of the business since its foundation – namely integrity, considerate and dependable, premium quality, agile and innovative, and sustainable.”
“Our commitment to decarbonisation and net zero has been recognised both within the construction industry and wider business community, and the results of our strategy are already beginning to transpire.”