Global Voices is committed to ensuring that our natural and built environment, upon which we offer language solutions worldwide, is safeguarded for future generations to enjoy.
We are committed to continuing to improve our environmental performance, minimising our environmental impact and making resource efficiency a core requirement of all our operations.
We will seek to promote good practice by others.
Global Voices will monitor and manage its consumption and use of energy. We will work to reduce the consumption of energy and to reduce our contribution to emissions of gases and other pollutants which are believed to contribute to climate change.
We will work to reduce the consumption of water within our buildings and reduce discharges.
Global Voices will work to reduce the volume of waste within its buildings, by wherever possible:
All materials used within its buildings in daily operations and in construction and other projects.
Global Voices will monitor and work to reduce its contribution to environmental emissions from travel undertaken for business purposes.
Global Voices will purchase goods and services to minimise adverse environmental effects. Global Voices will seek to undertake sustainable procurement actions that comply with EC regulatory requirements and UK Government policy on public procurement and its requirement to provide best value.
Global Voices will use local suppliers where appropriate and will encourage its suppliers to commit to improving environmental performance.
We recognise the responsibility staff have in contributing to good environmental management. Global Voices will seek to harness and channel the enthusiasm and interest shown by staff and will provide appropriate information and support to ensure that all staff exercise their environmental responsibility.
Global Voices will encourage our visitors to cherish our environment so that it can be appreciated by future generations. We will seek to raise awareness amongst our visitors of the impact that tourism can have and what they can do to reduce this.
Our business partners
Global Voices will promote environmental good practice to its business partners, encouraging a shared responsibility to protecting the environment that attracts so many of our visitors.
Global Voices will incorporate the principles set out in this environmental policy into its day to day operations developing appropriate:
- Procedures for day-to-day operations
- Annual targets
- Action plans
The annual targets and action plan will be reviewed quarterly, and the targets will be reported annually.