Environmental Policy

 

Burchills recognises the importance of environmental sustainability. We will conduct our business in a professional, ethical, safe and responsible manner. We will protect and respect the environment, our employees, clients and the communities in which we operate. We will not compromise the protection and conservation of environmental values, and will endeavour to promote and contribute to a sustainable future.

Burchills is committed to:

  • Continually improving our environmental performance to reflect recognised best practice.
  • Preventing pollution by incorporating social responsibility and effective environmental procedures utilising safe and reliable services and products in all our processes.
  • Efficient use of natural resources, by reducing waste and, where possible, recycling materials in all our business activities.
  • Meet and exceed where possible the compliance with all relevant environmental legislation, regulations, standards and codes to which we subscribe, and also to continuously set higher standards for ourselves.
  • Assessing environmental risks and impacts, and where applicable avoiding, minimising, rectifying, reducing or offsetting the harmful effects that our activities may have on the environment.
  • Ascertaining the causes of incidents, and responding quickly by implementing actions to eliminate recurrence.
  • Consulting and cooperating with all stakeholders in analysing emerging environmental issues, as well as encouraging the use, development and advancement of innovative technologies and scientific knowledge.
  • Periodically setting and reviewing environmental objectives and measurable targets to ensure relevance to our business.
  • Regularly reporting on our environmental performance and taking corrective actions where performance does not meet expectations to ensure validity and effectiveness.
  • Communicate this policy to all employees to promote environmental accountability and management.
  • Encouraging ethical environmental practices and behaviours including respect for the traditional rights, customs and cultural heritage.

  • All employees are expected to promote, implement and communicate this policy to clients and stakeholders. Burchills will strive to promote environmental awareness and achieve our goal of being the preferred supplier of service whilst causing zero harm.

     

    Steve Coote, Managing Director

    Burchills Engineering Solutions

    December 2018