Our principles

We recognise that we must integrate our business values and operations to meet the expectations of our stakeholders. They include customers, employees, suppliers, the community and the environment.

We recognise that our social, economic and environmental responsibilities to these stakeholders are integral to our business. We aim to demonstrate these responsibilities through our actions and within our company policies.

We take seriously all feedback that we receive from our stakeholders and, where possible, maintain open dialogue to ensure that we fulfil the requirements outlined within this policy.

Our focus

We shall strive to improve our environmental performance through implementation of our environmental policy.

We shall ensure a high level of business performance while minimising and effectively managing waste and improving energy usage and efficiency wherever possible.

We shall promote the use of energy efficient products and the benefits possible to our customers and other stakeholders.

We shall encourage dialogue with local communities for mutual benefit.

We shall support and encourage our employees to help local community organisations and activities in our region.

We shall operate an equal opportunities policy for all present and potential future employees.

We will offer our employees clear and fair terms of employment and provide resources to enable their continual development.

We shall provide safeguards to ensure that all employees are treated with respect and without sexual, physical or mental harassment.

We shall provide and strive to maintain a clean, healthy and safe working environment.

We shall uphold the values of honesty, partnership and fairness in our relationships with our stakeholders.

We will operate in a way that safeguards against unfair business practices.