Policy on Sustainability
Symbiotic Group Inc recognizes environmental protection as one of our guiding principles and a key component of sound business performance. We are committed to providing quality consulting and management services in a manner that ensures a safe and healthy workplace for our employees and minimizes our potential impact on the environment. We will operate in compliance will all relevant federal, provincial, and municipal environmental legislation and we will strive to use pollution prevention and environmental best practices in all we do.
This means that:
a. Symbiotic Group will integrate the consideration of environmental concerns and impacts into all of our decision making and activities.
b. Symbiotic Group will promote environmental awareness among our employees and encourage them to work in an environmentally responsible manner.
c. Symbiotic Group will train, educate and inform our employees about environmental issues that may affect their work.
d. Symbiotic Group will reduce waste through re-use and recycling and by purchasing recycled, recyclable or re-furbished products and materials where these alternatives are available, economical and suitable.
e. Symbiotic Group will promote efficient use of materials and resources, throughout our facility including water, electricity, raw, materials and other resources, particularly those that are non-renewable.
f. Symbiotic Group will avoid unnecessary use of hazardous materials and products, seek substitutions when feasible, and take all reasonable steps to protect human health and the environment when such materials must be used, stored and disposed of.
g. Where possible, Symbiotic Group will purchase and use environmentally responsible products that have been selected based on criteria including low toxicity or environmental hazard, durability, use of recycled materials, reduced energy and/or water consumption reduced packaging and ability to be recycled, refilled or refurbished at end of life.
h. Where required by legislation or where significant health, safety or environmental hazards exist, Symbiotic Group will develop and maintain appropriate emergency and spill response programs.
i. Symbiotic Group regularly communicate our environmental program to our staff, clients, customers and the public and encourage them to support it.
j. Symbiotic Group will strive to continually improve our environmental performance by periodically reviewing our environmental policy in light of our current and planned future activities.