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Sustainable Policy

 

SUSTAINABLE POLICY

 

  • To have an appointed employee who is responsible for sustainability coordinator tasks.
  • To have a mission statement that is communicated to staff and customers.
  • To have a sustainability action plan with clear targets, actions, measures, responsibilities, and time planning.
  • To ensure that all staff are fully aware of our Sustainability Policy and are committed to implementing and improving it.
  • To have first aid sets and trained staff available at all relevant locations.
  • To provide periodic guidance and training for employees on roles, rights and responsibilities regarding health and safety issues.
  • To create opportunities for students in participating in traineeship / internship / apprenticeship.
  • To encourage employment opportunities for persons with special needs.
  • Favour the purchase of sustainable goods and services, office, giveaways, and merchandise.
  • Purchase products in bulk, to reduce the amount of packaging materials.
  • Implement measurements to reduce brochure wastage or an ‘internet only’ policy.
  • Reduce / Reuse / Recycle waste materials e.g., use bio-degradable products printing papers – use both sides/ blank side for notes.
  • Avoid the use of paper wherever possible e.g., use emails which are easy to track.
  • Support CSR programs by giving away equipment that is no longer in use. e.g., Computers, tables, chairs etc.

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  • Purchase products with lower environmental impact. e.g., environmentally safe soaps and detergents (Hand wash, Jik and vim).
  • Avoid unnecessary travel by making use of video calls, for conferences/meetings use webinar /zoom / Skype or work-at-home policy.
  • Encourage employees to use public transport or sustainable means of transport. e.g., bicycles.
  • Turning off lights when not in use/ use led lamps instead of overhead lighting /put notices as reminders.
  • Green up your environment by choosing space with plenty of natural light to cut out on energy usage.
  • Have indoor plants to improve the air quality.
  • Purchase products in bulk to reduce the amount of packaging materials.
  • Use lead free and water-based paints, both inside and outside the facility.
  • Advising guests on behaviour standards during excursions and activities with a focus on respecting the local culture, nature, and environment.
  • Not offering any excursions that harm humans, animals, plants, natural resources such as water and energy, or which are socially and culturally unacceptable.
  • Having skilled and/or certified guides to guide our guests in sensitive cultural sites, heritage sites, or ecologically sensitive destinations.
  • Ensure that customer privacy is not compromised.
  • Keep a contact person and a telephone number permanently available for emergency situations.
  • Encourage clients to donate to local charity and sustainable initiatives.
  • Have clear procedures in case of complaints from clients.
  • Use of efficient engines which maintenance is done regularly and cause less pollution.
  • Co2 emissions – funded carbon dioxide saving projects through tree planting initiatives.