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05.10.21

d&b receives Green Guardian Award in recognition of the work being done to reduce the carbon footprint of the live entertainment business.

d&b is delighted to announce that it has been recognized as a Green Guardian by IQ Magazine.

The Green Guardians Guide, spearheaded by the Green Events and Innovations Conference and IQ Magazine, is a new yearly initiative highlighting some of the work being done around the world to reduce the carbon footprint of the live entertainment business.

Speaking on the award Robert Trebus d&b Director of CPO and Remanufacturing commented: "We are proud to accept the Green Guardian Award 2021 and I would like to extend my congratulations to all the honourees . We each have a part to play in ensuring the long-term survival of our planet, at d&b we’re conscious of the impact that the entertainment industry, in particular, has on the environment.”

We know the industry consumes an enormous amount of resources and we still have a long way to go to ensure that touring and festivals are more environmentally friendly but it's important to remember that small steps can have a big impact.Robert Trebus, Director of CPO and Remanufacturing

d&b holds the  internationally recognised  ISO14001  environmental management system (EMS) certification. The business has also taken the next step to gain even further reaching European Eco-Management Audit Scheme (EMAS) accreditation. The EMAS certification acknowledges a set of guiding principles, including upholding human rights and well-being, resource protection, energy and emission reduction, product responsibility, sustainable innovation and much more.

In 2020 d&b launched a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) program offering customers an opportunity to purchase a remanufactured loudspeaker system. Customers benefit from a rider-friendly sound reinforcement system while helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the consumption of raw materials. With this program, d&b is the first sound company to bring an organized approach to sustainability and reliability to the pro audio industry.

d&b is committed to ensuring its new products are environmentally responsible as well. The recently-launched D40 amplifier combines advanced voltage management to drive systems that demand less input power as a whole. The D40 includes enhanced energy saving features, power efficiency and Automatic Wake up for environmentally responsible and sustainable green building requirements.

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