1.1) Establish our environmental management system.
1.2) Document our environmental management system.
1.3) Implement our environmental management system.
1.4) Maintain our environmental management system.
1.5) Continually improve our environmental management system.
2. Our environmental impacts.
Having undertaken a study to identify the impact our service has on the environment, we have identified the following:
2.1) Travel. We impact on the environment by travelling to and from meetings with clients and prospective clients.
2.2) Print. There is an indirect impact on the environment when clients provide us with materials that have not been created in an environmentally friendly way.
3. Our environmental procedures.
In order to minimise our impact on the environment we implement the following procedures:
3.1) Travel. We will always take as many people to and from meetings in one vehicle as is legally allowed.
3.2) Print. Where our clients provide the printed materials to be distributed so we have limited control over this aspect. We do, however, advise our clients to use recycled paper and environmentally friendly printing methods whenever possible.
4. Operational procedures.
4.1) We will conduct as much client interaction over the telephone and by e-mail as is feasible and will use public transport whenever possible.
4.2) Print. Whenever possible we will advise clients to use environmentally friendly printing processes and paper.
4.3) Communication. The majority of our internal and external communication will be done using electronic means, such as e-mail, text etc. in order to minimise the use of paper and print.
5. Review procedures
We will regularly review the suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness of our environmental management system in order to identifying opportunities for improvement. Opportunities for improvement will be assessed and changes will be made to our processes and procedures where appropriate.
We shall also assess whether or not our organization’s environmental objectives and should be changed. This will be done on an annual basis or more frequently should external factors, such as legislation, deem it to be necessary.