United Metric

Driving Sustainable Development and Responsible Behavior!

Welcome to United Metric, a leading global organization with a strong presence in numerous countries. Our primary focus lies in supporting companies and individuals in fostering responsible behavior to achieve sustainable development goals. We provide comprehensive services and expertise to guide organizations across various sectors, including services, production, government, and non-profit entities. Through our well-defined measurement criteria and indicators, we enable these organizations to make informed decisions and align their strategies with sustainable development goals.

Our Values

Fostering Responsible Behavior for Sustainable Development!

At United Metric, our unwavering commitment lies in supporting companies and individuals in fostering responsible behavior to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We believe that by embracing a holistic approach and aligning our values with the principles of sustainability, we can create a lasting positive impact on our society and the world.
Responsibility: We recognize the importance of responsible behavior in achieving sustainable development. We promote accountability and ethical practices across all our operations. 

Our Vision

At United Metric, our vision is to be the leading organization in supporting companies and individuals in fostering responsible behavior to achieve sustainable development goals. We are dedicated to empowering businesses and individuals to make a positive impact on society and the environment by embracing responsible practices and contributing to the realization of a sustainable future.
In today's rapidly changing world, it is imperative that we address pressing global challenges such as climate change, social inequality, and resource depletion. At United Metric, we firmly believe that responsible behavior is the key to overcoming these challenges and building a better world for future generations.

UNITED METRIC & 

Sustainable Development Goals

Our sustainable models at United Metric are designed to establish a strong relationship with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs provide a comprehensive framework for addressing global challenges and creating a sustainable future for all. By aligning our models with the SDGs, we ensure that our clients' efforts contribute directly to the achievement of these targets.
United Metric recognizes that sustainability is a multi-faceted concept that encompasses environmental, social, and economic dimensions. Therefore, our models emphasize a holistic approach that integrates these three pillars of sustainability. We believe that true sustainable development can only be achieved when all aspects are considered and balanced effectively.
To facilitate the integration of sustainable practices, United Metric has developed a set of measurement criteria and indicators. These tools enable organizations to assess their current performance, set targets, and monitor progress towards their sustainability goals. By providing clear metrics, we help our clients track their impact and make informed decisions to improve their environmental and social performance while ensuring economic viability. 

We understand that each organization has its unique challenges and priorities. Hence, our guidelines and frameworks are tailored to different sectors and scopes of activities. Whether you are a service provider, manufacturer, governmental body, or non-profit organization, we have specialized guidance to support you in your sustainability journey.
For example, if you are a service provider, we offer guidance on optimizing resource efficiency, reducing waste, and promoting responsible consumption and production. If you are a manufacturer, we focus on enhancing your supply chain sustainability, minimizing your environmental footprint, and ensuring ethical labor practices. For governmental bodies, we assist in developing sustainable policies, promoting renewable energy, and fostering social inclusivity. And for non-profit organizations, we help in strengthening their organizational capacity, engaging stakeholders, and maximizing their social impact.
At United Metric, we believe that sustainable development is not an isolated endeavor but requires collaboration and partnerships. We actively engage with stakeholders, including businesses, governments, civil society organizations, and academia, to foster collective action towards the SDGs. Through our network and expertise, we facilitate knowledge sharing, capacity building, and collaboration among diverse actors.

In conclusion, United Metric offers comprehensive services and expertise to guide organizations in adopting sustainable practices and aligning their strategies with the SDGs. By integrating environmental, social, and economic considerations, we assist our clients in achieving their sustainability goals while contributing to a more sustainable and inclusive future for all.

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Success Stories

Sustainable Architecture 

The Edge, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Achieved the highest BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) rating ever recorded.

One Angel Square, Manchester, United Kingdom 

Awarded the highest BREEAM "Outstanding" rating for its energy efficiency and sustainability features. 

The Bullitt Center, Seattle, United States 

Achieved the Living Building Challenge certification, considered one of the most rigorous sustainability standards globally. 

 

Bosco Verticale, Milan, Italy 

Consists of two residential towers covered with over 900 trees, providing natural shading, reducing air pollution, and promoting biodiversity. 

Sustainable Office

Adobe Systems

 Adobe Systems, a multinational software company, transformed its headquarters in San Jose, California, into a sustainable office space. 

Interface, Inc. 

Interface, a global flooring company, implemented sustainable practices in their offices worldwide. They focused on reducing their carbon footprint, 

Unilever

 Unilever, a consumer goods company, established its sustainable office building called "Unilever House" in London. 

Etsy 

Etsy, an online marketplace for handmade and vintage products, transformed its Brooklyn headquarters into a sustainable office space. 

Sustainable Hotel

Hotel South Beach, Miami, USA  

Implemented comprehensive energy efficiency measures, resulting in a 50% reduction in energy consumption. 

EcoHotel El Rey Moro, Seville, Spain

Implemented energy-efficient lighting and appliances, leading to a 30% reduction in energy consumption. 

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, Aruba 

Adopted a comprehensive waste management system, achieving a waste diversion rate of over 

Basecamp Explorer, Kenya

Basecamp Explorer is a group of eco-lodges located in Kenya's Maasai Mara region.They have gained recognition for

Sustainable University

Arizona State University (ASU), USA

ASU has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2025 and has made significant progress by investing in solar energy projects,

University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada 

UBC has established a robust waste management system that has achieved an impressive 70% 

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

The University of Copenhagen is renowned for its commitment to sustainable research and education. 

University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia 

UTS has transformed its campus into a sustainable living laboratory, incorporating renewable energy 

Sustainable Health Centers and Hospitals

Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA

The Cleveland Clinic implemented a comprehensive sustainability program, reducing energy consumption by 15% and saving $14 million annually.

University Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom 

 The hospital reduced carbon emissions by 26% through energy efficiency measures, waste management programs,

Tampere University Hospital, Finland

 Tampere University Hospital focused on sustainable building design, achieving LEED Platinum certification.They utilized innovative technologies, 

The Indus Hospital, Pakistan 

The Indus Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, has implemented various sustainable practices to address the region's healthcare and environmental challenges. 

Sustainable Bank

Triodos Bank

Triodos Bank is a European bank that has been a pioneer in sustainable banking. They finance projects that promote sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, 

Amalgamated Bank: Amalgamated Bank is a US-based bank that focuses on sustainable banking and social responsibility. They prioritize financing projects and businesses 

ASN Bank: 
ASN Bank is a Dutch bank that has made sustainability a core part of its business model. They finance projects and companies that contribute to a more sustainable 

GLS Bank: 
GLS Bank is a German bank that operates with a strong commitment to sustainability and ethical banking. They finance projects and businesses that promote social,

Sustainable Chamber of Commerce

The Oslo Chamber of Commerce: 
The Oslo Chamber of Commerce in Norway has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability. They actively promote sustainable business practices and support environmentally 

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce: Located in California, the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce has made significant strides in promoting sustainable practices among local businesses.

Wellington Chamber of Commerce:
The Wellington Chamber of Commerce has been actively promoting sustainable business practices in the region. They launched the "Green Business Toolbox" 

Stockholm Chamber of Commerce :
The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has played a crucial role in advancing sustainability within the business community. They organized an annual event called 

Sustainable Airport

San Francisco International Airport (SFO), California, USA: SFO became the first airport in the world to achieve Zero Net Energy (ZNE) status for its terminal buildings.

Helsinki Airport, Finland: 
Helsinki Airport implemented a groundbreaking Waste-to-Energy project, where non-recyclable waste is converted into heat and electricity.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands: Schiphol Airport invested in a fleet of electric ground support equipment, including baggage tractors, aircraft tugs, and passenger buses. 

Singapore Changi Airport: 
Changi Airport implemented an ambitious rainwater harvesting system, collecting and storing rainwater for various non-potable uses, such as irrigation and toilet flushing.

Sustainable Shopping Center

Bullring & Grand Central - Birmingham, UK: The Bullring shopping center implemented sustainable practices such as a combined heat and power plant, LED lighting, and rainwater harvesting.

The Park - Warsaw, Poland: 
The Park shopping center became the first commercial building in Poland to receive LEED Platinum certification. It implemented sustainable features like efficient insulation,

The Siam Center - Bangkok, Thailand: This shopping center focuses on sustainable fashion and hosts eco-friendly brands. It incorporates energy-efficient lighting, sustainable materials, and promotes ethical manufacturing 

Eco Mall, Sweden: Eco Mall, located in Malm√∂, Sweden, is a sustainable shopping center that focuses on energy efficiency and renewable energy. The mall features green roofs, solar panels, and energy-efficient lighting systems. 

Sustainable Restaurant

Noma (Copenhagen, Denmark): 
Noma, renowned for its innovative Nordic cuisine, has integrated sustainability into its ethos. It emphasizes local sourcing, foraging, and the use of seasonal ingredients.

Silo (Brighton, UK): Silo is an acclaimed zero-waste restaurant that embodies sustainability in its operations. By adopting a closed-loop system, Silo eliminates food waste, composts leftovers, and upcycles materials.

Blue Hill at Stone Barns (Pocantico Hills, New York): Blue Hill at Stone Barns is renowned for its farm-to-table philosophy. The restaurant's commitment to sustainable agriculture and regenerative farming  practices 

Amass - Copenhagen, Denmark:
Amass is another notable sustainable restaurant in Copenhagen. Chef Matt Orlando focuses on creating a closed-loop system by growing their own vegetables,

Sustainable Fashion

Patagonia: Patagonia is renowned for its commitment to sustainability. The company tracks its progress using KPIs such as the percentage of garments made from recycled materials,

Stella McCartney: Stella McCartney has long championed sustainable fashion. The brand utilizes metrics like the water consumption per product and the amount of recycled materials used.

Eileen Fisher: Eileen Fisher is committed to circularity and sustainable sourcing. Their KPIs include the percentage of garments made from organic fibers, the number of clothing items 

Reformation:
Reformation is a fashion brand that combines style and sustainability. The company incorporates eco-friendly materials and practices into its designs, including using recycled fabrics 

Sustainable School

Green School, Bali, Indonesia: 
Green School in Bali is renowned for its commitment to sustainability. The school utilizes renewable energy sources, has an extensive permaculture garden,

Sing Yin Secondary School, Hong Kong: Sing Yin Secondary School transformed its rooftop into a green oasis, complete with a solar panel system, rainwater harvesting, and vertical gardens.

Rocky Mountain Institute Innovation Center, United States: The Innovation Center is a sustainable school located in Colorado. It serves as a living laboratory for sustainable building technologies and practices. 

Greenside Primary School, South Africa: Greenside Primary School in Johannesburg, South Africa, implemented various sustainable initiatives to create an environmentally-friendly and resource-efficient campus. 

Sustainable Information Technology(IT)

Google's Data Center Efficiency: Google achieved remarkable success in sustainable IT by consistently improving its data center efficiency. Through innovations in cooling systems, server design,

Microsoft's Carbon Negative Commitment: Microsoft committed to becoming carbon negative by 2030, aiming to remove all the carbon it has emitted since its founding in 1975. 

The Green Grid's Energy Efficiency Metrics:
The Green Grid, a global consortium of technology companies, developed standardized metrics like PUE and DCiE, enabling organizations 

Ericsson's Connected Mangroves: Ericsson, a telecommunications company, has partnered with the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and local organizations 

Sustainable Product

Method:
Method is a cleaning and personal care products company that prioritizes sustainability in its product offerings. They have developed environmentally-friendly cleaning formulas, 

Seventh Generation: Seventh Generation is a household and personal care products company that focuses on producing environmentally friendly and non-toxic products.  

Beyond Meat Plant-Based Meat Alternatives: Beyond Meat is a company that produces plant-based meat substitutes that closely mimic the taste and texture of animal-based meat.

Ecover:
Ecover is a leading manufacturer of ecological cleaning products. They have developed a range of cleaning solutions that are made from plant-based and renewable ingredients

Sustainable Entertainment Industry

The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA): The BGA is an organization committed to promoting sustainable practices in the theater industry. They have successfully implemented various initiatives, 

Rock in Rio: 
The music festival Rock in Rio incorporates sustainable practices to minimize environmental impact. They implemented an extensive waste management system,

Glastonbury Festival, UK: Glastonbury is one of the largest music festivals in the world, attracting hundreds of thousands of attendees annually. The festival has made sustainability a core principle, 

A24 Studios: 
A24, an independent film studio, has made sustainability a priority by implementing environmentally friendly production practices. They have reduced emissions, minimized waste, 

Sustainable Telecom Industry

AT&T: AT&T has been actively working to reduce its carbon footprint. They've set ambitious goals, such as becoming carbon neutral by 2035 and using 100% renewable energy for their global operations.

T-Mobile: T-Mobile has committed to using 100% renewable energy by 2021, and they are also focused on reducing electronic waste through recycling programs. 

Verizon: Verizon has been actively working on sustainability by investing in renewable energy sources and pledging to achieve net-zero operational emissions by 2035.

Telef√≥nica: This Spanish multinational telecommunications company has set ambitious sustainability goals, including achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. 

Sustainable Logistic 

UPS: United Parcel Service (UPS), a global logistics giant, has been committed to sustainability for years. By deploying alternative fuel vehicles, optimizing delivery routes, and investing in renewable energy projects, UPS has reduced its carbon emissions significantly.

Maersk: Maersk, the world's largest container shipping company, has prioritized sustainability through their "Triple-E" vessels. These ships incorporate innovative design elements to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, enabling Maersk to transport goods more efficiently.

DHL: DHL, a leading logistics provider, has embraced sustainability through various initiatives. They have implemented electric delivery vehicles, established green warehouses with efficient energy systems, and optimized their packaging materials to reduce waste. 

FedEx: FedEx has set ambitious sustainability goals, aiming to be carbon-neutral by 2040. They are investing $2 billion in sustainable energy projects and have committed to alternative fuel adoption for their vehicle fleet.

Sustainable Insurance

Allianz SE: Allianz, one of the world's largest insurance companies, has made significant strides in sustainability. They have committed to divesting from coal-based businesses, reducing carbon emissions, and investing in renewable energy projects.

AXA Group: AXA, a global insurance company, has integrated sustainability into its core business strategy. They have set ambitious targets to reduce their carbon footprint and have developed innovative insurance products to promote sustainable practices.

Swiss Re: Swiss Re, a leading reinsurance company, has made sustainability a key priority. They have committed to becoming a net-zero emissions company by 2030 and have implemented various initiatives to promote sustainability within their operations and investments. 

Generali Group: Generali, an Italian insurance company, has made significant progress in integrating sustainability into its business practices. They have set ambitious environmental targets, including reducing carbon emissions, and increasing renewable energy investments.

Sustainable Airline 

Qantas Airways' Project Sunrise: Qantas, the Australian airline, launched Project Sunrise, which aims to operate ultra-long-haul flights with a focus on reducing carbon emissions. 


Delta Air Lines' Carbon Neutrality Commitment: Delta Air Lines, one of the largest airlines in the world, made a commitment to achieving carbon neutrality across its global operations.

KLM's Sustainable Aviation Fuels: KLM, the Dutch airline, has been a pioneer in incorporating sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) into its operations. The airline has been conducting regular commercial flights with a blend of SAF and traditional jet fuel since 2011.

EasyJet's Electric Aircraft Taxis: EasyJet, a UK-based airline, implemented electric aircraft taxiing systems to reduce carbon emissions during ground operations. The airline introduced an innovative technology called "taxibot,"