has become the sponsor of the Green Flag Award scheme.
As part of the sponsorship DS Smith has pledged to volunteer and
fundraise, supporting the development of green spaces and the Green
Flag Award for both communities and businesses in the UK across all
its sites. During the initial 12 months this work will be focused
Mark Greenwood, Group Sustainability Director at DS Smith, said:
"Actions speak louder than words and what better way to demonstrate
support for our local communities and green spaces than to get out
there and actively make a difference, through fundraising and
"Through this initiative, we intend to make a real difference to
the quality of life of DS Smith employees, in the workplace, and to
the local communities near to DS Smith sites.
"We are also extremely pleased to be working together on this
project as it demonstrates how the business sector and community
organisations can work together to address the issues that matter
most to our communities."
Richard McIlwain, Operations Director at Keep Britain Tidy,
said: "We are excited to have DS Smith as the official sponsor of
the Green Flag Award scheme. Through this partnership we plan
to demonstrate how a significant difference can be made to green
spaces in the communities where DS Smith operates and where its
employees and their families live and work.
"Participating DS Smith employees will find it incredibly
rewarding to be part of such worthwhile community projects and we
look forward to sharing the results of their efforts as the
Vie the photos of the launch event at Queen
Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on the Keep Britain Tidy Facenook