Environmental Policy

Statement:

RhinoIT – Business Intelligence Solutions is committed to minimising the impact of its activities on the environment. Measuring and setting targets for ongoing improvements.

The Company’s key strategy to achieve this is:

  • Comply with all relevant environmental legislation/regulation;
  • Reduce the use of energy, water and other resources;
  • Minimise waste by evaluating operations and ensuring they are as efficient as possible;
  • Minimise toxic emissions through the selection and use of its fleet and the source of its power requirement;
  • Use an accredited programme to offset the greenhouse gas emissions generated by our activities;
  • Identify and provide appropriate training, advice and information for employees and encourage them to develop new ideas and initiatives;
  • Actively promote recycling both internally and amongst its customers and suppliers;
  • Educate website visitors on environmental issues via its data visualisation reporting page.

This policy document was approved and signed by Carl Edwards, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of RhinoIT – Business Intelligence Solutions.

 

 

14th April 2021

Action Plan:

This action plan is available to all employees and Senior Management on the Company website and has been drawn to their attention.

Key Actions
Detail
Target Date
Lead
Create Environmental Management System

Policies and practices that comply to relevant legislation. Promoting sound understanding of environmental performance and adopt targets for improvements.

Ongoing – baseline detail available from April 2021.

Operations Director / CEO

Manage Carbon Footprint

Efficient use of energy. Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensure the uptake of low carbon technologies in buildings and equipment.

June 2021

Operations Director

Improve Efficiency – Electricity / Water / Gas

Collect current data and set reduction targets as necessary. Identify opportunities for green energy and water reuse.

June 2021

Operations Director

Improve Recycling and Minimise Waste

Set and achieve targets for reducing resource use. Minimising environmental impacts of Company asset disposal. Increase rate of recycling of all appropriate materials based on life-cycle principles.

June 2021

Operations Director

Transportation – Cars / Commuting / Travel

Reduce carbon by implementing sustainable transportation practices. Switch to electric vehicles. Working remotely from home where possible.

September 2021

Operations Director / CEO

Stationery and Supplies – Electronic Records / Online Services

Develop and implement initiatives to reduce the need for paper, transferring all information to online systems. Use recyclable materials and promote life cycle thinking in the procurement of goods and services.

June 2021

Operations Director

Dealing with Other Like- minded Companies

Proactively work with customers who share our concern for the environment, business ethics and a healthy economy.

June 2021

Operations Director / CEO

Employee Investment

Improve environmental awareness amongst employees and promote green housekeeping issues. Implement education programmes and encourage feedback / suggestions.

July 2021

Operations Director

Save The Rhinos

Office stationery proceeds go to saving wild Rhinos. Implementation of adopting a Rhino scheme – annual donation.

Complete

CEO

Continuous Improvement – Consider ISO 14001 Accreditation

Regularly review policy and action plan to ensure effectiveness. Consider ISO 14001 Accreditation.

Ongoing

Operations Director