The Rabobank Group is one of the world’s most leading, sound and sustainable financial institutions. Their mission is to serve the economic interests of their members and customers. The manner in which they seek to fulfil this mission is encapsulated in four core values: respect, integrity, professionalism and sustainability. With their roots in the Netherlands, the Rabobank Group has grown in recent decades into an international financial services provider that has activities in the field of banking, asset anagement, leasing, insurance and real estate in 47 countries. The Rabobank International London Branch is one of the main hubs that forms their international business where they provide financial products and services to a wide range of clients.
Rabobank wanted peace of mind and the reassurance that they were on the right tracking meeting their health and safety obligations.
Rabobank needed their kitchen ductwork cleaned which prompted them to question whether other fresh air supply ductwork in their office might require cleaning too. Assurity Consulting undertook air quality monitoring of their office environment and the indoor air quality proved to be better than expected. The independent report produced gave Rabobank the ability to make an informed decision not to carry out cleaning of their supply air ductwork. This meant they avoided an unnecessary spend of £10,000 and business disruption.
This initial report gave a clear base line to provide ongoing monitoring. Rabobank subsequently asked Assurity Consulting to carry out indoor air quality monitoring every six months. The impartial advice they received helped to reassure Rabobank that they were providing a healthy working environment for their employees. Their report also covered their computer rooms which house hardware units critical to their business information.
The support from Assurity Consulting also verified the performance of their maintenance contractors in relation to the maintenance of their air handling units that provide fresh air supply to their offices.
“Assurity Consulting demonstrated that they had the best overall capability to support us. Their approach was flexible and practical. Their expertise was considerable.” Doug Carr, Building Services Manager, Rabobank
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