This policy sets out how we aim to reduce our environmental impact and how this influences the way in which we deal with our clients, our suppliers and the local community.

Protection of the environment is one of our key responsibilities as a business; it is also an important part of the way in which we do business.

We commit our company to:

Complying with all relevant environmental legislation and approved codes of practice
Protecting the environment by striving to prevent and minimise our contribution to pollution of land, air, and water
Seeking to keep wastage to a minimum and maximise the efficient use of materials and resources
Managing and disposing of all waste in a responsible manner
Providing training for our staff so that we all work in accordance with this policy statement and within an environmentally aware culture
Regularly update our employees and other significant stakeholders with the environmental impact of our operations
Developing our processes to ensure that environmental factors are considered
Monitoring and continuously improving our environmental performance
Continually monitor and improve our environmental performance

The nature of our work as a consultancy means that we do not have a high environmental impact. However we still endeavour to reduce the environmental impact of our services to the absolute minimum.

The Directors will ensure that the Company reduces its environmental impact by:

Reducing our transportation requirements wherever possible
Utilising conference call and online communication tools
Sourcing and buying locally to save fuel costs wherever possible
Ensuring that all lights and equipment is switching off when not required
Ensuring that we use water efficiently
Printing double sided and in mono wherever possible
Recycling all business waste
Sourcing recycled materials wherever possible
Working with suppliers that take steps to minimise their own environmental impact

The Directors will ensure that our work with the local community involves:

Supporting both local and national charities
Encouraging volunteer work in community activities
Supporting local schools
Undertaking voluntary business advisory services via professional bodies