Sustainability Assessments

A Marstel-Day Success Story

Environmental sustainability has become an essential ingredient to doing business responsibly and successfully. As a socially and environmentally progressive company, we are deeply committed to green operations, a healthy and energized workforce, and a better planet. We believe that the green practices we apply daily in our internal operations can be replicated by our clients and the community, and we regularly carry that message to our stakeholders and the public. Being a socially responsible company is central to our corporate identity and defines how we do business, as evidenced by our deep green commitment, our corporate social responsibility, and our community commitment.

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Marstel-Day has received numerous awards, such as, NSF International, the Environmental Business Journal, VA DEQ’s Environmental Excellence program, and others. These awards serve as recognition for Marstel-Day’s sustainability performance and long-term commitment to conserving natural resources.

As sustainability continues to rise in importance inside companies around the world, demands for accountability are growing louder.

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Integrated Sustainability Assessments

Climate change and global environmental concerns have the potential to severely impact organizations’ operations, from increasing costs or risks to shifting demand and even making facilities less secure. Evaluating organizational exposure in terms of climate, energy, water, and waste can reduce risk and lead to improvements in outcomes or reductions in cost. Marstel-Day’s experience with sustainability assessments can help you examine facilities, product lifecycles, or other operations using rigorous analysis. We can help provide recommendations that reduce cost or risk and increase return on investment, improve security, or reach other goals and objectives critical to your organization. Our assessment methodologies scale to the level of investment you can make in sustainability, making them more flexible than high-cost certifications and procedures like ISO.

  • Analytical Evaluation
  • Lifecycle Assessments
  • Facility Evaluations
  • Lightweight Audits
  • Actionable Outcomes

Certifications and Win Awards

Marstel-Day achieved re-certification to NSF International’s P391, General Sustainability Assessment Criteria for Services and Service Providers, and has been awarded a platinum-level certification, which we have held since 2013. Each subsequent year, the company goes through a comprehensive audit of its internal and external sustainability practices, covering 16 mandatory practices, encompassing legal and regulatory, energy monitoring, hiring and compensation, health and welfare, employee training, ethics, and contractor compliance among others, across three categories: environmental, labor and social responsibility practices.
  • Environmental Impact
  • Energy reduction targets
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Labor Impact
  • Health and Safety
  • Social Responsibility Impact
  • Waste reduction targets

Social Responsibility

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA DEQ) - Virginia Environmental Excellence Program (VEEP) recognizes Marstel-Day as a Sustainability Partner for making environmental sustainability part of its culture through leadership, innovation, and continual improvement. Marstel-Day continues to demonstrate its commitment through continual, measurable, and verifiable conservation efforts, that have led to improvements in energy usage, water usage, waste generation, and other environmental benefits.

Marstel-Day has made an annual contribution to to offset the firm’s annual carbon emissions from business travel by air and personal vehicle use and for the footprints of our office space. Marstel-Day has been a partner with Carbonfund since 2010. Our contribution to Carbonfund has primarily been directed to small and medium scale reforestation projects throughout the United States. In 2015, the company offset 454 metric tons of CO2e, bringing our total offset to over 2,200 metric tons since 2010.

  • Green practices
  • Measurable reductions
  • Conservation
  • Environmental Leadership
  • Commitment to Sustainability
  • Carbon Footprint
  • Climate Change
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Renewable Energy

Technology Tools for Sustainability

Modern organizations need high-quality applications and tools to track and maintain their sustainability. From gathering metrics to tracking issues, enterprise solutions and software services can help support your mission and goals. Marstel-Day offers a variety of technology tools for supporting sustainability, from a comprehensive sustainability tracking tool to stakeholder engagement to GIS services and applications. Marstel-Day’s free iOS application, the Green Traveler, helps showcase our ability to develop customized solutions that meet your needs. This application provides advice for sustainable travel as well as a tracking tool that helps users understand the impact of their actions. Download it today to see what we can do!
  • Sustainability Practices Tracking
  • Metrics and Reliability
  • Mobile Applications
  • GIS Services
  • Media Monitoring and Stakeholder Engagement

Capabilities Summary

If you're inspired to reduce the environmental impact of your company, let Marstel-Day help you:
  • Identify, adopt, and promote progressive environmental standards and practices
  • Develop innovative solutions to integrate sustainability into your business strategies
  • Assess and write a Corporate Sustainability Plan/Report
  • Communicate and implement green practices across the workplace
  • Identify and evaluate your carbon footprint
  • Implement Sustainable Operations
  • Reduce Energy and Waste
  • Improve your Supplier and Product Sustainability Management
  • Achieve recognition through various awards and certifications in the environmental industry
  • Increase your bottom line

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