How we help clients reduce their carbon footprint
Our IPAS project (Interruption Prevention Alert Service) will support our customers carbon reduction goals. IPAS is an insight service based on a sustainable approach, using satellite technology to identify and monitor 3rd party interference near critical assets. This invaluable service is a truly innovative solution for operational management and a vital tool for risk management to client assets. Current methods of monitoring assets include regular flying programmes and line walking which are both expensive and generate a large carbon footprint. Utility organisations are looking to new ways of managing this growing risk and are supporting MGISS in the development of IPAS as an insight service based on a more sustainable approach using an eye in the sky to track 3rd party interference in close proximity to critical assets.
We are collaborating with ECO-I, to create a carbon footprint calculator to clearly identify areas to be improved in various organisations and their processes – this is where MGISS solutions come in. We will help organisations reduce their carbon footprint and view a direct comparison from where they were – to where they are now, demonstrating their progress and commitment to sustainability. This is particularly useful when surveying on site, with the outcome being reduced necessary site visits and therefore reduction in carbon emissions.
With ISO 14001 in place we aim to reduce our environmental footprint. We strive to use less energy – through energy efficiency improvements in our product life cycle. Additionally we aim to reduce negative impacts to the environment – we monitor and control our processes in areas which could affect the ecosystem.
We pride ourselves on the strength of our partnerships working with industry leaders such as Leica and EOS. Recently we formed a partnership with Trees for Life. Trees for Life (TFL) are a multi-award-winning conservation charity reintroducing wildlife to the Scottish Highlands. We’ll be training the TFL team in all aspects of GIS including supporting accurate field data capture and how to utilise geospatial data for asset management purposes.
– Catherine Faulkner, Partnerships Manager, Trees For Life