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With a focus on our People, Planet and Profit, as one MHR we strive to make a difference.

Our commitment to sustainability

Our approach to sustainability touches every part of our company. From development, to the operations of our offices, and how we support our customers and local community. With a focus on our People, Planet and Profit, our initiatives are underpinned by our six priorities: Community, Climate, Resources, Trust, Generations and Equality.

Our Six Sustainability Priorities

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By working with local suppliers, hiring local talent and supporting charities, we are committed to making a difference to the community. 

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Acknowledging, understanding, and committing to a carbon neutral world is a key driver for our approach to sustainability and our business. 

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We use sustainable and renewable resources throughout our supply chain wherever possible - continuing our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint and impact on the planet. 

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Maintaining and building on the confidence we instill in our workforce, we uphold fair social and ethical standards while promoting wellbeing initiatives. 

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From apprentices to senior managers, we commit to ongoing investment in our people through the delivery of training and professional development.

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We recognise the need for greater initiatives to support diversity and inclusion in our company, within our industry and across the broader business landscape to help create equal opportunities for all. 

View our Gender Pay Gap 23/24 Report

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MHR and Planet Mark

We are proud to announce that we are working with Planet Mark to measure our carbon footprint and have a positive impact on planet and society. Through the Planet Mark Business Certification, we will be continuing to measure and reducing our carbon footprint to ensure that we are embedding sustainability into our business practices.

At MHR, sustainability is one of our core values and committing to achieve the Planet Mark Business Certification shows our continued commitment to improve our work. We are excited to continue reducing our carbon emissions to help create a planet that is fit for us and future generations.

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Our promise to sustainability

Discover how our approach to sustainability touches every part of our company. We have been working hard to create this interactive report which covers everything from our three Ps, six priorities and all that we are committed to achieving in the next decade.

Our commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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Good Health

We promote healthy lives and well-being through our charitable initiatives externally such as promoting Breast Cancer Awareness month and Movember. Internally, MHR offers all employees access to Mental Health First Aiders, a confidential EAP service and a 24 GP service.

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Quality Education

As a company, MHR aims to promote the nurturing of homegrown talent whenever possible. This is done through connecting with local schools and universities, holding specialist events and providing both placement and work experience opportunities. 

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Gender Equality

Equality is extremely important within our business. We are proud of MHR's diverse community. In order to foster an environment of diversity and acceptance, all of our staff must attend compulsory Diversity and Inclusion training.

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Affordable and Clean Energy

At MHR, we are always striving to move towards using more sustainable energy sources. Our new buildings at Mere Way site harness solar energy, and we provide EV charging stations on our site.  

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Decent Work and Economic Growth

The launch of the MHR Academy has allowed young people to gain work experience in the software industry. Furthermore, as a privately owned business we foster sustainable economic growth meaning that we can invest in the things that matter.  

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Industry Innovation Infrastructure

Our two new buildings reflect our long-term commitment to our people with innovative and inclusive workspaces. Built with solar panels we are committed to offsetting the impact this development has had to contribute to a sustainable future.

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Reduced Inequalities

Creating software that is accessible for all. When creating our software, we worked closely with the Royal National Institute of Blind People to ensure iTrent is accessible for everyone.

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Responsible Compensation and Production

We have made a long-term commitment to ensuring sustainable consumption by installing solar panels on the roof of our buildings and car park. We also recycle 98.2% of our waste yearly and have invested in clean energy sources. 

Get in touch to find out more about Sustainability at MHR


We are actively working towards achieving net zero by 2050, which includes being a carbon neutral business by 2028. How we will achieve this is outlined throughout our carbon commitments and carbon framework.

Yes, we publish an annual sustainability report. Please contact us to find out more.

Yes. We fully recognise the impact of our actions on climate change. That’s why we’re taking steps towards a net zero carbon future and tracking our energy consumption across all areas of the business.

We work closely with local charities such as Rainbows Children’s Hospice and Gem FM's Mission Christmas, supporting our local community. We will continue working with these charities, as well as others, throughout the year.