Environmental Policy

BEST PRACTICE

The organisation’s environmental policy ensures that:

Is appropriate to the nature, scale and environmental impacts of your organisation’s activities, products or services

Includes a commitment to continual improvement and prevention of pollution

Includes a commitment to comply with relevant environmental legislation and regulations

Includes a framework for reviewing environmental performance

Is documented, implemented and communicated to all employees

Is available to the public.

The Opening Statement

“We recognise that our operations have an effect on the local, regional and global environment.”

Commitment to Continuous Improvement and Pollution Prevention

“As a consequence of this, the management are committed to continuous improvements in environmental performance and the prevention of pollution.”

Commitment to Legislative and Regulatory Compliance

“Environmental regulations, laws and codes of practice will be regarded as setting the minimum standards of environmental performance.”

Specific Policies

Use of environmental management tools;
“We will implement our policies through a coordinated environmental management system.”

Energy use;

“The company will endeavour to use environmentally safe and sustainable energy sources to meet our needs. We will invest in improved energy efficiency of products we use and sell.”

Responsibility for products;

“The company considers the environmental impacts of its products at all stages of their life cycle - from design, to manufacturing, customer use, and finally disposal.”

Resource consumption;

“The company will seek to address its impact on the environment through the adoption of a sustainable procurement policy. We will conserve resources through efficient use and careful planning”

Recycling;

“The company maintains that a primary part of its corporate environmental strategy is sustainable waste management and as such recognises its responsibilities to recycle materials wherever possible.”

The supply chain;

“We will work with our suppliers to ensure they recognise and reduce the environmental impact of their products and transportation.”

Training personnel;

“We will implement our policies through guidelines and training”.

Targets and goals;

“The company will set environmental targets and goals designed to improve our environmental performance.”

Transportation;

“Through coordinating route planning and delivery schedules this company seeks to realize the dual benefits of reduced fuel consumption and lower exhaust emissions.”

Treating emissions;

“The company is committed to reducing emissions from industrial processes.”

Audit;

“We will conduct a annual self-evaluation of our performance in implementing these principles and in complying with all applicable laws and regulations.”

Communication to Staff:

Internal mail;
Training sessions;
Team meetings.

Site Locations
SHIELD ENGINEERING
FOSSE WAY

Tel: 01162 460660,
365 Fosse Way,
Syston, Leicester,
LE7 1NL
SHIELD ENGINEERING
Wenlock Way, Leicester,
LE4 9HU
WOOLLEY GMC
Tel: 024 7636 2371,
Torrington Avenue, Coventry,
CV4 9AP
BURROWS & SMITH
Tel: 0116 244 0400,
Saffron Lane, Leicester,
LE2 6UH
SHIELD ALUMINIUM DIE CASTINGS
Tel: 01536 216929,
Station Road, Burton Latimer
Northamptonshire, NN15 5JP
SPAW ENGINEERING LTD
Tel: 0161 785 5100,
Dowry Park Ind Estate, Turner St. Lees, Oldham. OL43NU
Total Site Size:
400,000 + Sq ft
Volume:
Low to high
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