Haylock and Pittman Ltd

Haylock and Pittman Ltd are committed to promoting sustainability. Concern for the Environment and promoting a broader sustainability agenda, are integral to all our professional activities and the management of the Company.

We aim to follow and to promote good sustainability practice, to reduce the environmental impacts of all our activities and to help our clients and partners to do the same.

Our Sustainability Policy is based upon the following Principles:
To comply with, and exceed where practicable all applicable legislation, regulations and codes of practice.

To integrate sustainability considerations into all our business decisions.

To ensure that all staff are fully aware of our Sustainability Policy and are committed to implementing and improving

To minimise the impact on sustainability, of all our service, office and transportation activities.

To make clients and suppliers aware of our Sustainability Policy, and encourage them to adopt sound sustainable Management practices.

To review, annually report, and to continually strive to improve our sustainability performance.

Environmental

Identifying areas of highest energy consumption and reducing consumption in these areas.

Ensuring all electrical resources are switched off, or to standby when not in use.

Ensuring all existing equipment is maintained and serviced regularly to ensure efficient operation.

Working with staff to identify resource saving practices, such as lowering heating or cooling temperatures.

Replacing older equipment with more energy efficient alternatives where appropriate.

Replacing printing volumes and the amount of paper used.

Recycling printer cartridges.

Recycling glass, paper, metal and plastics where appropriate

Develop a water management programme.

Introducing an electronic correspondence and invoicing system to reduce paper use

Travel and Meetings
Encouraging staff to reduce their environmental impacts in work, travelling to and from work and at home. Sharing colleague’s cars/vans. Making available a minibus for day to day site travel for all employees

Walk, cycle and/or use public transport to attend meetings, site visits etc, apart from in exceptional circumstances where the alternatives are impractical and/or cost prohibitive

Avoid physically travelling to meetings etc where alternatives are available and practical, such as using teleconferencing, video conferencing or web cams, and efficient timing of meetings to avoid multiple trips. These options are also often more time efficient, while not sacrificing the benefits of regular contact with clients and partners.

Reduce the need for our staff to travel by supporting alternative working arrangements, including home working etc.Use an emissions recording scheme for business travel to monitor our impact.

Economic
Ensuring compliance with relevant policies and legislation.

Building relationships with clients to maximise value, minimise costs and waste.

Ensuring complaints are dealt with promptly to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction.

Social
Encouraging all employees to consider sustainability at home as in work.

Developing Diversity and Equal opportunities policies.

Encouraging local young people into the trade by offering apprenticeships.

Partaking in social charity work.

Developing staff potential through training.

Implement our Health and Safety Policy within all company practices.

Ensure all new legislation is incorporated in our documents and made available on our Website.

Date: June 2010