Cleaning For Our Future
At Harvard, sustainability is both a philosophy and a practice of cleaning for wellness that uses environmentally preferred products and processes to ensure the health, well-being, and safety of all building occupants. Harvard supports client sustainability objectives.
Work with a sustainable cleaning company that cares as much about your environmental footprint as you do, and maintain the safety and cleanliness of your facility while advancing your sustainability initiatives.
Harvard’s sustainability program offers the industry’s most comprehensive suite of green professional cleaning services and can be utilized as a standalone turn-key solution or as a supplement to your existing green cleaning practices.
Harvard Maintenance incorporates a vast array of sustainable commercial cleaning solutions, with practices that can be applied to:
- Daytime cleaning
- Waste management protocols
- Sustainability audits
3rd Party Certifications
The Clean Industry Management Standard (CIMS) was established by experts selected by the ISSA, Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association in collaboration with the American Institute for Cleaning Sciences (AICS). CIMS is a consensus-based management standard for cleaning contractors.
HHPC Day is the industry’s only Day Cleaning certification program. It ensures that building service contractors have the background, operational knowledge, and tools to ensure a systematic and smooth transition to Day Cleaning.
Green Seal developed the life cycle-based sustainability standards for green products, services and companies. Certification criteria include planning, products, supplies, equipment, procedures, training, documentation, and communications.
GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification Program assures that products designed for use in office environments and other indoor spaces meet strict chemical emissions limits.
The Ecovadis sustainability assessment methodology is at the heart of our Ratings and Scorecards and is an evaluation of how well a company has integrated the principles of Sustainability/CSR into their business and management system. Harvard has a Bronze level score.
CDP is considered one of the best platforms for an organization to disclose greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). Harvard responds annually to CDP, with details on our Scope 1 (gas used in fleet vehicles), Scope 2 (electricity used in our offices), and Scope 3 (impact of cleaning products, impact of employee commuting, and impact of employee business travel) GHGs.