Sustainability

Overview

Overview

Phil Mason

Best Practice Director

SIMPSON has developed a sustainability strategy to help ensure consistency of approach across all activities.  Grouped under the headings of People, Planet and Prosperity.  The strategy comprises guiding principles, all of which can be applied across our business operations.

These principles are also integrated within our Sustainability policy.

People

Community Engagement

  • Where applicable, develop and implement project specific Community Engagement Plans
  • Evaluate and determine the effectiveness of a company volunteering policy

Training

  • Integrate sustainability objectives into the standard company induction
  • Continue to educate and train our Supply Chain in sustainable issues
Planet

Carbon reduction

  • Continue monitoring business carbon footprint and develop an action plan to achieve year on year reductions
  • Continue to develop project specific Green Travel Plans

Waste Management

  • Comply with waste management regulations
  • Monitor and measure our performance against industry KPI’s
  • Achieve a minimum diversion of waste from landfill target of 95%
Prosperity

Financial

  • Ensure the business continues to achieve or improve on financial targets

Considerate Constructors Scheme

  • Registered projects to target score of at least >40 (new scoring)
  • Share best practice across the business where projects receive a score of 44 or above
  • Receive 3 National Considerate Constructors awards

Communications

  • Report progress against strategy in the annual sustainability report
ISO 9001
ISO 14001
OHAS 18001
Investors in People
FSC