Environmental Responsibility Policy

The responsibility steering group (RSG) are responsible for the co-ordination of Sustainable Development and Environmental activity. The company has an appointed Environmental Management Representative.

The environmental management team (EMT) are responsible for ensuring environmental compliance with legislation is practiced throughout the company and that the company, where possible, exceeds all current and future European and national environmental legislative and regulatory requirements.
The EMT encourage and develop our employees, volunteers, partners and stakeholders to conduct their activities in an environmentally responsible manner, through our Safety Health and Environment (SHE) Committee.

Detail of our Environmental General Arrangements (EGA) and Safe Operating Instructions (SOI) can be found within the Environmental Management System (EMS) which outlines company procedures related to best environmental practice and the upkeep of the EMS. The accompanying EMS manual acts as an overview, including our policy and commitment as well as the general responsibilities of the company in implementing the EMS.

The environmental performance team (EPT) Measure and take action to reduce the carbon footprint of our activities and ensure our buildings and services are able to adapt to environmental change. The EPT monitor, manage and minimise our use of energy and water, and the amount of waste produced by us and partners to encourage greater reuse in recycling.

We ensure environmental, including climate change, criteria are taken into account in the procurement of goods and services. We commit to the 5R’s; Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle and are a zero to landfill site.

We consider environmental factors in decisions and activities including giving due consideration to environmental issues and energy performance in the design, refurbishment, and use of our buildings which includes exhibitions and activities.

To ensure we meet our commitments, we undertake to periodically monitor and review our environmental performance and take corrective action where necessary. This policy will be reviewed annually.