About

Environmental Policy

Ridgeways’ services strive to help our customers to benefit from improved environmental performance, manage their environmental impacts, control their environmental risks and make more efficient use of resources.

Our Vision For The Environment

Our vision for the environment is to apply best practice principles, creativity and innovation to our services, to minimise the adverse impacts of our functional activities through the prevention of pollution and to achieve continual improvements in our environmental performance, in line with our commercial aims.

Our Policy Commitments

In working towards our vision, Ridgeways strive to:

  • Manage those business processes that have the potential to impact significantly upon the environment, whether internal or the advice we give to customers, in accordance with the requirements of international environmental management standard BS EN ISO 14001:2004
  • Assess our use of natural resources, the direct impacts associated with our office and site activities and the indirect impacts associated with our procurement practices.
  • Comply with regulatory requirements and identify new areas where we can improve our environmental performance, focusing our efforts on those activities with the most significant impacts
  • Set objectives and targets for improved environmental performance and develop and apply suitable key performance indicators that will allow us to track our progress.
  • Provide our staff with training and awareness in support of our policy commitments and vision for the environment.
  • Disclose information on how we are progressing with the implementation of our policy in a format that promotes the engagement of external stakeholders.
  • Use our knowledge of emerging issues and improve our environmental policy.