During the second edition of Sustainable Thursday, 175 business partners and employees gathered to hear three passionate speakers share their knowledge and inspiration. The speakers discussed sustainability and certainly got everyone thinking by presenting those present with an ‘inconvenient truth’.
In this newsletter, we inform you about the latest developments at Royal Lemkes and in the world of plants.
Creating a more beautiful world with plants. That is what lies at the heart of our strategy. In 2017, Royal Lemkes supplied almost 97 million plants to 2,600 stores in 30 countries across Europe. We also reduced our CO2 emissions by more than 65% and saved up to 40,000 road kilometres.
Royal Lemkes has won the Horticultural Entrepreneur Award 2018. The 32nd edition of this prestigious prize was awarded at Keukenhof in Lisse on Wednesday, 10 January, to the company that performed best in innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship.
On Tuesday 10 October, Sustainability Day in the Netherlands, Royal Lemkes had some wonderful green news to report: we now supply energy from our own solar panel roof to our employees.
Monday 25th of September was the release of ouw newsletter, Plantifacts. The newsletter brings you up to speed with the latest developments at Royal Lemkes and in the world of plants.
On 5 July 2017, Royal Lemkes published its annual report for 2016, which provides a detailed overview of our results.
Royal Lemkes is proud of its position as one the world’s leading companies, which is exemplified by our ranking in the Elsevier Top 500 (no. 354).
On 28 October, the latest edition of the Hillenraad100 was presented at the Hortigala of the Year in Rotterdam.
The new payoff for Royal Lemkes is ‘Let’s plantify the future. Together.’ Under this slogan, the company in January 2017 launched the ‘Bundeltransport Westland’ pilot for grouped transport.