We take pride in our sustainable values, delivering beyond our obligations to continually improve.
We have a longstanding commitment to reducing our impact on the environment.
We achieve this through effective sustainable management of our operations and estate, and by engaging with all staff to embed the principles of sustainable development into our day-to-day working practices.
Our actions directly contribute towards delivering the following
George Leslie believe that development should be sustainable, that is, it must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
It is therefore our aim to balance social and environmental requirements with those of financial prosperity and growth.
we have set
- Environment – to prevent pollution and minimise the impact on the environment from our activities; promote prudent use of energy, natural resources and land; minimise waste; carbon reduction; promote bio-diversity.
- Society – to comply with national, international and local regulations; be responsive to local interests; invest in local communities; support local economies through local presence, purchasing and employment; use fair and ethical procurement policies.
Partnerships – to promote mutually beneficial relationships with business partners; assist clients to meet their own sustainability objectives; provide open reporting and respond to feedback; promote awareness of sustainable practices with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
- Employees – to respect needs and expectations; provide motivation and opportunity; ensure a safe and healthy working environment; promote learning, development, innovation and sharing of knowledge; encourage a balance of work and home life.
- Products and services – to ensure that quality, safety and environmental considerations are incorporated within the design and provision of products and services, where appropriate, for their whole life-cycle; develop cost-effective business processes; use supply-chain strategies to improve value; monitor reductions in carbon emissions.
- Financial – to ensure controlled growth and future security that provides an adequate financial return without jeopardising the other sustainability principles; provide products and services that represent value for money.