Parkhouse Bell is committed to sustainability and to minimising our environmental impact.
We follow and promote good sustainability practice, and we encourage our clients to do the same.
The company is committed to:
Working over and above all applicable environmental legislation, regulations and codes of practice.
Integrating sustainability considerations into all our business decisions.
Minimising the environmental impact of all our business and transportation activities.
Encouraging clients to adopt sound and sustainable business practices.
Continually monitoring and improving our environmental impact.
Minimise our use of paper and other office consumables.
Reuse or recycle office waste, office supplies, computer hardware and redundant equipment.
Purchase energy efficient equipment and minimise the energy usage of that equipment via a combination of software and business policies and staff training.
Endeavour to only purchase gas and electricity from suppliers who are committed to the use of renewable energy sources.
Restrict our purchases of paper and, when necessary, purchase only recycled paper.
Purchase fair-trade, low carbon-footprint tea, coffee and other consumables.
Ensure furniture and equipment are from a recycled source or, if not possible, from well-managed and sustainable sources.
Reject the purchase of single-use plastic items including bottles, cutlery, bags etc.
Conduct meetings online wherever possible, using teleconferencing and video conferencing.
Walk, cycle or use public transport to attend meetings.
Use more sustainable forms of transport even when they are not the lowest cost option.
Manage meetings efficiently where travel is necessary, e.g. ensuring more than one meeting is scheduled in the same location.
All senior management undertake voluntary work within community and/or environmental organisations and encourage and support staff to do the same.
Sustainability and environmental credentials are given high priority whenever we choose new associates and business partners.
The policy will be regularly reviewed.
Our commitment to the environment and sustainability are taken into account in all of our daily business decisions.
Questions and comments regarding this policy are welcomed and should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Topic: Sustainability Policy
Last Updated: 23 February 2022
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