ECO JEMSS is committed to environmental sustainability. Please read more below about how we are taking steps to promote sustainable business practices.
To outline ECO JEMSS PTY LTD’s commitment to environmental sustainability.
ECO JEMSS PTY LTD is committed to supporting the principles of environmental sustainability by:
- Minimising its ecological footprint in a practical and sustainable way
- Motivating staff and contractors to promote an environmentally responsible culture
ECO JEMSS PTY LTD will:
- Promote and foster the development of an environmental ethos and sustainable practices through participation by, and training and education of, staff
- Establish, implement, maintain and regularly review an environmental management plan
- Minimise its ecological footprint, by reducing pollution, environmental harm, greenhouse gas emissions, use of natural and manufactured resources, waste generation, and energy and water consumption and improving efficient use of resources in a practical and sustainable way
- Promote the waste hierarchy which seeks primarily to avoid and reduce the use of resources, followed by their re-use, recycling and responsible disposal
- Implement sustainable building design for new and existing buildings
- Communicate ECO JEMSS PTY LTD’s sustainability performance to staff, and the wider community
- Incorporate sustainability principles into ECO JEMSS PTY LTD’s strategic and operational processes, including grounds, transport, maintenance, construction, contracts and procurement
- Protect and enhance biodiversity, and natural and cultural heritage, where present
Responsibility for Implementation and Compliance Monitoring
The Managing Director, is responsible for implementation and compliance monitoring of the policy.
Scope of Policy
This policy applies to all staff, visitors, and contractors at all locations.
Ecological Footprint: The land (and water) area of the planet or particular area required for the support either of humankind’s current lifestyle or the consumption pattern of a particular population.
Environment: Living things, their physical, biological and social surroundings, and interactions between all of these.
Environmental harm: Direct or indirect harm to the environment involving removal, destruction of, or damage to native vegetation; or to the habitat of native vegetation or indigenous aquatic or terrestrial animals; an alteration of the environment to its detriment or degradation or potential detriment or degradation.
Sustainability: Meeting the needs of current and future generations through integration of environmental protection, social advancement and economic prosperity.
Waste: Solid, gaseous and liquid waste, hazardous wastes, stormwater and wastewater, but excludes greenhouse gases.