HB Projects recognises its responsibilities for the wider environment and to the local community.
It is committed to comply with all relevant environmental legislation and to continually improve environmental performance through appropriate initiatives, controls, provision of resources and training of employees.
Management objectives and targets are established and reviewed on a regular basis to implement the Environmental Policy. These are based on a commitment to 4 main targets:
• Biodiversity, water, air quality.
• Responsible Procurement & Construction.
• Resource efficiency.
• Waste reduction.
HB Projects Ltd have an Environmental Management System (EMS) which is in compliance with the International Standard ISO 14001:2015. Top management shall implement and maintain this environmental policy in line with the EMS.
We integrate environmental understanding and control into our systems and procedures, under the committed direction of the senior management team and with the support of all employees, suppliers, and contractors.
The EMS’s effectiveness is monitored and maintained by regular audit and management review.
This Environmental Policy is communicated to all employees and made available to the public on request.
The involvement of its workforce and external interested and affected parties in its Environmental Policy is encouraged by the organisation through effective communication procedures.
Our Environmental Action Plan
In order to manage our environmental impact HB Projects has established a Sustainability steering group along with an Environmental Action Plan. This group takes responsibility for:
• identifying areas of impact
• establishing and implementing plans to reduce this impact
• monitoring and reviewing plans
The Sustainability steering group is supported by peers in each region of the business. These champions take responsibility for:
• communicating environmental initiatives to employees within their region.
• ensuring the delivery of initiatives within their regions.
• liaising with staff members to assist with queries and suggestions.
We require all employees to conduct their duties in accordance with our Policy and in doing so; reflect the individual and corporate professionalism that is the keystone of our continuing success as a company.
This policy will be reviewed at least annually or when legislation demands, and improvements made where required.
Ed Beck, Joint Managing Director
Date Issued: 31st February 2023
Review Date: Aug 2024