ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

Last Reviewed 4th January 2017
Next Review Date 4th January 2018

 

System Store Solutions Ltd recognises that it has a responsibility to the environment beyond legal and regulatory requirements. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and are continually improving our environmental performance as an integral part of our business strategy and operating methods, with regular review points.

We will encourage customers and supplier to do the same.

Kate Fyfe General Manager is responsible for ensuring that the environmental policy is implemented. However, all employees have a responsibility in their area to ensure that the aims and the objectives of the policy are met.

Policy Aims

We endeavour to :
a} Comply with an exceed all relevant regulatory requirements
b) Continually improve and monitor environmental performance c) Continually improve and reduce environmental impacts
d} Incorporate environmental facts in to business decisions
e) Increase employee awareness and training.

a) We will minimise the use of paper in the office
b) We will reduce packaging as much as possible
c) We will seek to buy recycle and recyclable paper products
d) We will reuse and recycle all paper where possible.

Energy and Water

We will seek to reduce the amount of energy used as much as possible a) Lights. and electrical equipment will be switched off when not in use.
b) Heating will be adjusted with energy consumption in mind
c) · The energy consumption and efficiency of new products will be taken in to account when purchasing.

Office Supplies

a) We will evaluate if need can be met in another way
b) We will evaluate is renting/sharing is an option before purchasing equipment c) we will evaluate the environmental impact of any new products we intend to purchase ,
d) We will favour more environmentally friendly and efficient products wherever possible.
e) We will reuse and recycle everything we are able to.

Transportation

a) We will reduce the need to travel, restricting to necessity trips only
b) We will promote the use of travel alternatives such as email, Skype
c) We will make additional efforts to accommodate the needs of those using pubic transport or bicycles. ·
d) We will favour “green” vehicles and maintain them rigorously to ensure ongoing efficiency.

Maintenance and Cleaning

a) Cleaning materials used will be as environmentally friendly as possible
b) We will only use licensed and appropriate organisations to dispose of waste.

Monitoring and Improvement

a) We will comply with and exceed all relevant regulatory requirements
b) We will continually improve and monitor environmental performance
c) We will continually improve and reduce environmental impacts
d) We will incorporate environmental factors in business decisions
e) We will increase employee awareness through training
f) We will review this policy and any related business issues are our monthly management meetings.

Culture

a) We will involve staff in the implementation of this policy
b) We will update this policy at least once annually
c) We will provide staff with relevant environmental training
d) We will work with suppliers, contractors and sub contactors to improve their environmental performance.
e) We will use local labour and materials where available to reduce C02 and
help the community.