The iconic global insurance company Lloyd's of London has named climate change one of the biggest threats facing global business alongside terrorism, political instability and natural catastrophes
ACS is committed to conserving environmental resources, and as such the following guidelines from True Green™ Work an essential and practical guide for every Australian Workplace have been adhered to:
ACS is committed to the highest standards of business practice. The conservation of resources particularly water and energy is among ACS highest priorities. All relevant local, state and federal laws, regulations and standards will be adhered to in all business operations.
The following general principles have been adopted and are enforced
Management will design, implement, manage and monitor all business activities. The primary focus of these activities will be the cost effective operation of all activities. Management will take steps to ensure that resources will not be wasted or misused.
ACS have developed work methods which emphasise minimum usage of water and energy. Where possible, machines will recycle water. Work methods will reflect the correct usage of machinery and equipment as specified by the manufacturer.
ACS will only select and utilise machinery and equipment that produces low emissions, can utilise alternative fuels such as LPG and are appropriate for the prescribed task. Equipment will be selected on the basis of efficiency.
ACS has implemented a maintenance program whereby manufacturer's recommendations are followed in order to achieve the most efficient and reliable operation of all equipment. For large equipment maintenance contracts have been implemented.
Staff have been trained in the safe and proper handling of all equipment. For larger equipment staff are trained and certified by the manufacturer's representative.
All activities of ACS staff and contractors will be supervised to ensure compliance with this procedure.