Inteb Collaborates with Astra Zeneca on Zero Carbon Emissions Initiative - Inteb

Inteb Collaborates with Astra Zeneca on Zero Carbon Emissions Initiative


Client Overview

Astra Zeneca is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development, and commercialisation of prescription medicines. Recognising the critical importance of environmental sustainability, Astra Zeneca is committed to achieving zero carbon emissions across its operations.

Client Objectives

Astra Zeneca sought to explore and implement various services and products to achieve their sustainability goals at the Speke site in Liverpool. Their objectives included:

  • Setting minimum sustainability requirements for local engineering and supplier needs.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance on environmental training.
  • Achieving ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certification.
  • Monitoring utility invoices and conducting waste audits.
  • Creating and tracking progress of sustainability initiatives.


Our Approach

Inteb, a specialist in environmental consultancy, designed a tailored approach to meet Astra Zeneca’s objectives, focusing on the following services and products:

  1. Site Champion Role: Created a dedicated position to oversee and manage environmental performance and sustainability initiatives on-site.
  2. Sustainability Requirements: Worked closely with local engineering teams and suppliers to set and meet stringent sustainability standards.
  3. Regulatory Compliance: Ensured Astra Zeneca met all necessary regulatory requirements related to environmental training and operations.
  4. ISO Certification: Guided Astra Zeneca through the process of achieving ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) and ISO 50001 (Energy Management) certifications.
  5. Utility Invoice Monitoring: Implemented systems to meticulously monitor and analyse utility invoices for energy use and cost efficiency.
  6. Waste Audits: Conducted comprehensive audits to identify and mitigate waste production, promoting recycling and sustainable waste management practices.



The collaboration between Inteb and Astra Zeneca yielded significant results, demonstrating the value of the services and products provided:

  1. Site Champion Impact: The on-site champion effectively managed the environmental targets and spearheaded global sustainability initiatives, ensuring continuous improvement.
  2. Enhanced Sustainability Practices: Through rigorous setting of sustainability requirements, Astra Zeneca improved their local engineering and supplier sustainability standards.
  3. Compliance and Training: Astra Zeneca achieved full compliance with environmental regulations and significantly enhanced their training programs, fostering a culture of sustainability.
  4. ISO Certification: Successfully obtained ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certifications, underscoring their commitment to environmental and energy management excellence.
  5. Utility Savings: Detailed monitoring of utility invoices led to optimised energy usage and cost reductions, contributing to their zero carbon emissions goal.
  6. Waste Management: Waste audits identified key areas for improvement, leading to better waste segregation, increased recycling rates, and overall waste reduction.


Tom Kelly, Director of Inteb, remarked, “Our collaboration with Astra Zeneca is pivotal in accelerating initiatives that address climate change. We are proud to support their vision of environmental sustainability, protecting our planet for future generations.”


This partnership highlights Inteb’s role in driving substantial progress towards Astra Zeneca’s zero carbon emissions goal, providing a model for other organisations aiming for sustainability excellence.