We believe that as a company we are responsible for achieving the highest standards of environmental practice and for operating in a sustainable manner. As a business which is largely dependent on the external natural environment for its continuing commercial success we understand that we have a duty of care for it and for safeguarding its wellbeing for future generations and we are committed to encouraging our suppliers, customers and all business associates and stakeholders to do the same.
We will engage in a continual assessment of the social and environmental impacts of our operations and, where possible, will set objectives and targets to improve our performance. We will promote an internal culture which values these measures and which encourages and motivates our people to contribute to their achievement. We have a management structure in place which is led by our most senior management and which places sustainability firmly on the agenda of our Board of Directors.
We have published a series of statements which define our commitment to sustainability;