“Do it because you want to, not because you have to” – that’s the mantra at J&S Subsea Limited where a focus on the company’s ESG and renewable energy journey opening doors to exciting new opportunities and gaining recognition thanks to a recent award win.
Two years on from a management buyout of the subsea controls engineering division of SEA (part of Cohort plc), J+S Subsea Limited has just been named as this year’s sustainability winner in the Decom Awards, and is on track to deliver turnover of £10 million in the coming years thanks to a significant uplevelling in its commitment to the circular economy.
Central to the company’s growth and net zero focus will be the innovative Legacy Locker which facilitates the reuse, refurbishment, and recycling of subsea equipment. As well as unlocking capital tied up in unwanted equipment, the system also helps users to boost their environmental credentials by finding ways to reduce waste.
As part of its drive towards net zero, the ambitious Kintore-based company has been supported by Scottish Enterprise and is also participating in the Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) catapult programme. Additionally, it recently appointed University of Dundee environmental law masters graduate Kairvee Tyagi to focus on creating an ESG policy, surveying the supply chain and tackling waste by adopting a range of measures including carrying out carbon assessments on each piece of kit to illustrate potential carbon savings to clients.
J&S Subsea Limited Business Development Director Lucinda Craig said: “Small companies like ours need to be empowered by the fact that they can achieve great things with the right team and the right ethos. We remain committed to our journey towards net zero by focusing on collaboration and innovation, and we look to the future with confidence and optimism.”