Rapid Racking are reducing

our Carbon Footprint

This means we are committed to calculating and reducing our impact on climate change  year on year in line with the global goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C.

This has been independently validated by "Go Climate Positive".

About us

At Rapid Racking, we believe in offering a range of dynamic, high quality products to help businesses function more efficiently. This is why we offer you the widest shelving range on the market with well thought out storage units that are available in a variety of different sizes and different materials such as Galvanized Steel, Chipboard and Melamine. Not only do we provide free standing storage units, but you can customise your solution by adding extra storage shelves, upgrading to heavy duty shelving or choosing from an impressive array of accessories.


We aim to reduce our operational emissions in line with limiting global warming to 1.5°C achieving a reduction of 148 tonnes of CO2e by 2025. This includes our emissions from 

  • Use of fuels by 40% over 3 years
  • Purchase of electricity by 85% over 3 years
  • Value chain (excluding purchased goods) by 10% over 3 years
  • Purchased goods by 20% over 3 years


We have committed to reducing emissions over the next year by:

    1. Phase out diesel cars and move hybrids to Evs 
    2. Switch electricity purchased to renewable
    3. Introduce employee car scheme and consider EV salary sacrifice scheme
    4. Fleet renewal plan being worked on with DX
    5. Introduce new travel policy to reduce number of flights
    6. Aim to influence Top 3 suppliers to commit to calculating and reducing their emissions


Our Net Emissions is the total amount of greenhouse gases we produced in the year once the amount we saved has been taken into account.

Net Emissions



Carbon Footprint

This is the total amount of greenhouse gases we produced in the year.

Actual Emissions



Equivalent to


flights London-New York

Carbon Handprint

This is the total amount of greenhouse gases we saved in the year.

Offsets Purchased



Emissions Avoided




Our benchmarks allow us to compare our emissions with the average amount that other organisations in our industry sector produce.

Emissions Intensity


tCO2e per £m revenue

Sector Comparison


lower than industry average


This chart shows how our emissions have changed over the last 5 years.


We have started to transition our diesel and petrol cars to hybrid and EV

We have reduced our emissions form energy use by installing LED lighting and changing our Forklifts from propane to electric power

‘Go Climate Positive’ is a membership programme that makes it easy for businesses to calculate, reduce and offset their carbon emissions. It is designed to adhere to the GHG Protocol Corporate Standard and Corporate Value Chain Standard.

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