Quedgeley-based sports activities diet specialists Nutrition X are celebrating one other profitable yr by rounding it off with a European-wide award win.
Last week, the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Awards (ESSNA) have been held in London, aimed toward celebrating the easiest corporations, merchandise and practices in sports activities diet throughout Europe.
Nutrition X got here away not solely with the Most Sustainable Company Award, however as runners-up within the Best Targeted Sports Nutrition Product class for Probiotix; a brand new evidence-based each day probiotic pill, formulated particularly with the wants of athletes in thoughts.
Said to be fast-gaining a repute as one of many main sports activities diet specialists worldwide, Nutrition X provides elite-level athletes and golf equipment internationally with their vary of dietary supplements and expert-led consultancy service, with the likes of Scotland Rugby, the English Institute of Sport, Bath Rugby, Gloucester Rugby and Blackburn Rovers as membership companions.
Over the previous 12 months, the specialists mentioned that they had made a marked effort to take massive strides in direction of bettering sustainability and environmental affect throughout the corporate, making giant adjustments as a part of their dedication to being a purpose-led enterprise which prioritises ‘People, Planet then Profits’; one thing the ESSNA award win was fast to recognise.
Over the previous yr alone, quite a few adjustments to enhance the environmental affect of complement packaging have been put in place, together with the discount of plastic packaging by as much as 80% throughout their tub-based product by transferring to mono-based materials baggage for all powder-based dietary supplements (guaranteeing they’re 100% recyclable), in addition to altering all single-shot bottles to 30% RPET materials.
Nutrition X has additionally eliminated all plastic packaging wrapping from packing containers and switched to sustainable FSC licensed card for all postal packaging.
James Markey, managing director of Nutrition X, mentioned: “It goes with out saying that any award we win as an organization means an awesome deal to us, however one which recognises how we as an organization are making energetic steps in direction of a brighter, extra sustainable future is extremely vital given how vital the trigger is to us; each on skilled and private ranges.
“We’re so pleased with what we have achieved by means of our sustainability initiatives over the previous 12 months, however recognise that we’re very a lot initially of our journey, with a lot extra to come back. We’re initially of the street to changing into B-Corp licensed, working laborious to place initiatives, programmes and adjustments in place that may allow this certification within the close to future.
“We are additionally at the moment tendering for our Net Zero journey, seeking to transcend the ‘carbon impartial’ options which might be highly regarded in the mean time. Whilst changing into Carbon Neutral is a part of our journey, we’re searching for long-term options that make sure that we are able to measure, scale back, then offset; not merely turning a blind eye to our environmental affect by offsetting alone. Watch this area!”