Our Commitment to ESG

Take a look at the Kings Secure Tomorrow programme, a business-wide initiative covering environmental, social and ethical governance practices.

Overview

 

Kings Secure Technologies is committed to embedding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles into every corner of our operations. Our dedication to environmental sustainability, social responsibility and ethical governance drives us to impact our community and the planet positively. We have unified all our ESG initiatives under the ‘Kings Secure Tomorrow’ programme to showcase and celebrate our efforts. This programme highlights our activities aligned with our core values and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ensuring that our contributions are integral to our daily culture and support global efforts to create a better future.

 

 

Key Highlights of the programme:

  • We have set ourselves a target to be Carbon Neutral by 2040. (SDG 13 Climate Action)
  • Through our Skills for Security programme, we have trained 7 young people in the last 12 months. (SDG 4 Quality Education)
  • 100% of our workforce has been trained in anti-corruption, data protection, and workplace respect and inclusion. (SDG 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions)

To contact the Kings Secure Tomorrow Team, email [email protected]

Environmental Sustainability

 

There are three SDGs we focus on in this section:

  • Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Industry Innovation and Infrastructure
  • Responsible Consumption and Production

Key achievements

  • ISO14001 certification
  • We reduced electricity consumption by 14% by upgrading equipment and lighting.
  • We save 500 tons of CO2 annually through our DYMENSiON & QuidvisRisk reporting platforms
  • Our Compliance Team completes weekly checks in all buildings to ensure Water efficiency and quality
  • We recycle 95% of our Head Office waste

Key Commitments / Documents

  • Moving all electricity supply to zero-carbon providers by 2024
  • Transition fleet to 100% electric by 2040
  • Conduct analysis on our employees’ commute and business travel in 2025
  • Conduct analysis of our supply chain and offer support on their Scopes 1 and 2 (to support our Scope 3)
  • Continue to support our Environmental Team to meet every quarter to support KST in remaining accountable.
  • Environmental Policy

Social Responsibility

 

There are four SDGs we focus on in this section:

  • Good Health and Wellbeing
  • Quality Education
  • Gender Equality
  • Decent Work and Economic Growth

Key achievements in 2024:

  • Supporting Colleagues: We believe in supporting colleagues with great rewards and benefits, such as financial wellness, flexible working, and healthcare plans. Across the KST group, 28% of our colleagues use Wagestream to help manage their financial wellbeing. 12% of our workforce has the option to work flexibly
  • Engaging Communities: So far in 2024 we have donated £1400 to our charities Macmillian Cancer Support, Yorkshire Cancer Research, Cancer Research UK, Whizz-Kids, Young Women’s Trust and The Daniel Fox Foundation which will support them in their valuable work. KST also donated and fitted a new security system to secure CATCH, a community space based in Harehills, Leeds. The charity estimates it has saved them over £5k in costs and maintenance
  • Championing Social Mobility: In 2024, our apprenticeship scheme sees 7 young people trained in the fire, security & life safety systems sector. We support ex-military personnel transitioning from the armed forces with mentorship and training. We also run an annual Women in Security campaign to showcase the fantastic women in our business

Key commitments / documents:

Ethical Governance

 

There are two SDGs we focus on in this section:

  • Peace, Justice And Strong Institutions
  • Partnerships For The Goals

Key achievements in 2024:

  • We regularly update our Policy Hub and Accreditations page to improve the user experience.
  • We continue to be an active principal member of the BSIA, with our latest involvement being X, Y and Z.
  • 100% of our workforce has been trained in anti-corruption, data protection, and workplace respect and inclusion.

Key commitments / documents:

  • To publish our first Impact Report (2025)
  • To review our Board governance and diversity (2025)
  • To continue to support our Environmental Team by meeting every quarter to support KST in remaining accountable
  • To maintain annual third-party audits on all service partners
  • Ethical Procurement Policy
  • Supplier Code of Conduct
  • Interested Parties Document
  • Whistleblower Policy

 

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Downloadable Reports

Resource Library