Accreditations, Memberships & Frameworks
Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV)
As an authorised installer of workplace and home charging points through the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV), businesses and consumers are able to use SMS’s installation services via the grant-funded Workplace and Homecharge schemes.
SMS is a signatory of the Purpose Coalition – a collective of purpose-led companies, universities, and public sector organisations committed to making positive impacts on communities through support of the UK Government’s levelling up agenda. The 14 Purpose Goals set out clear objectives for improving social mobility and spreading opportunity.
Race at Work Charter
We are a signatory of the Business in the Community ‘Race at Work Charter’. The charter is for organisations who have made seven key commitments for improving racial equality in the workplace.
Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC)
We are a member of the RECC, which sets out high consumer protection standards for businesses involved in selling or leasing renewable energy generation systems to domestic consumers.
Retail Energy Code (REC)
As of 2021, all metering codes from the previous MRA and SPAA bodies transitioned to REC, this includes all Meter Equipment Managers (MEM) accreditations (MOP/MAP/MAM). The REC represents a step-change for the metering industry with a mission to elevate customer outcomes through promoting innovation and competition
S&P Global – Score: 50
We have newly engaged with S&P Global and are pleased that our latest rating of 50, based on data released in 2022, puts us in the 93rd Percentile.
SafeContractor is the market leading accreditation for any trade, assessing business on their health and safety, equal opportunities, diversity and environmental management practices, and allowing customers to reduce risk in their supply chain.
Scottish Business Pledge
The Scottish Business Pledge is a values-led partnership between Government and business that is based on boosting productivity and competitiveness through fairness, equality and sustainable employment.
Sustainable Development Goals
We are signed to the global registry of voluntary commitments in support of the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); a set of global goals adopted by all United Nations Member States as a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.
Sustainalytics – Score: 26.6
Sustainalytics is a global leader in research and ratings, specifically measuring companies’ exposure to ESG risks and how well they manage them on a scale from 1-50. In 2021, SMS was ranked with an overall score of 26.6.
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
By publicly declaring support for the TCFD and its recommendations, companies demonstrate that they are taking action to build a more resilient financial system through climate-related disclosure.
Tommy’s Pregnancy & Parenting at Work
SMS is a member organisation of Tommy’s Pregnancy & Parenting at Work, which helps workplaces to support their employees through any pregnancy journey, from planning and parenting to complications and losses.
UK Green Building Council
UKGBC unites the UK building industry using sustainability as a catalyst to positively transform the places people use every day. Its member organisations span the entire sector, representing the voice of the industry’s current and future leaders who are striving for transformational change.
United Nations Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact is a non-binding United Nations pact to encourage businesses and firms worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation.
United Nations Race to Zero Campaign
Through our signatory status of The Climate Pledge, we are a member organisation of the UN’s Race to Zero campaign – a coalition of leading global countries, cities, regions, businesses, investors, and institutions committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions.