This domain covers how your organisation manages and governs its environmental and social impact.
Answer yes if your organisation has obtained any certifications or any external audit reports which cover any environmental, social or governance issues. Please state the certification or report in the notes and please upload a PDF of the relevant certification or report as evidence.
Answer yes if your organisation has a documented environmental management policy that looks to minimise your organisation's impact on the environment. The policy must have undergone senior management review and approval within the last year. Please upload the policy (as a PDF file) as evidence.
Answer yes if your organisation publicly shares information and metrics about your environmental and social impact. Please upload a copy of the latest report as evidence or provide a link to it.
Answer yes if your organisation conducts any activities that could be perceived to be hazardous to the environment. This could include but is not limited to mining, construction, demolition, manufacturing, chemical processing, or fossil fuels. Please describe your business activities in the notes.
Answer yes if your organisation has been subject to any adverse media coverage or legal action relating to environmental concerns or if your organisation has received any penalties or sanctions for environmental reasons. Please include details in the notes.
Answer yes if your organisation is proactively working towards achieving net zero carbon emissions.
Please state the year in which you expect your organisation to achieve net zero carbon emissions.
Answer yes if your organisation has a documented Health & Safety policy. Please upload the policy (as a PDF file) as evidence.
Answer yes if your organisation has an appointed resource that is responsible for the design and delivery of your company's health and safety programme. This is typically a health and safety officer. In the notes, please outline the job role and whether or not this is a dedicated full time position.
Answer yes if your organisation has implemented a framework for managing health and safety compliance across your company. The framework must include health and safety awareness initiatives (such as posters), a risk assessment programme, a defined and auditable reporting process, and relevant and valid insurance policies (in the UK this is covered by your employers liability insurance). Please describe how you manage Health & Safety in the notes.
Answer yes if you commit to the standards set out in a publicly recognised code of ethics such as the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) Base Code or if your organisation has developed and abides by its own code of ethics covering labour practises. Please give more details in the notes section.
Answer yes if your organisation is fully compliant with all applicable human rights laws and regulations. This may include, but is not limited to, the International Bill of Human Rights, the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, and the EU working time directive. Please note that these laws and regulations may require further actions from your organisation to ensure compliance. Please describe how you comply in the notes section and upload evidence of relevant policies, processes or compliance documents.
Answer yes if your organisation has policies and accompanying procedures in place to prevent modern slavery in your own organisation and within your supply chains. Relevant policies may include: Supplier code of conduct, Migrant worker policy, Child labour policy, Human rights policy, Recruitment policy, Procurement policy, Employee code of conduct, Policies concerning access to remedy, compensation and justice for victims of modern slavery, Policies that relate to staff training and increasing awareness of modern slavery, Policies that relate to worker wages, welfare and living standards. Please include in the notes details of your policies and procedures and upload the relevant documents (as PDF files) as evidence.
Answer yes if there have been any suspected or confirmed cases of modern slavery within your organisation or within your supply chain in the past 12 months. Please include in the notes details about how the incidences were identified, investigated and what action was taken.
Answer yes if your organisation has a mechanism in place (backed up by a written policy document with a defined process) that allows employees and contractors to address grievances relating to their employment. Please upload the policy document (as a PDF file) as evidence.
Answer yes if your organisation has a documented diversity and inclusion policy that outlines the organisation's commitment to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for staff, contractors and visitors that is free from discrimination.
Answer yes if your organisation has a defined and documented procedure that enables employees and contract staff to report any incidents or perceived issues confidentially. This is typically provided through a confidential phoneline or email address. Please outline the process in the notes section provided, or upload a policy or process document (as a PDF file) as evidence.
Answer yes if your organisation clearly informs all employees and contract staff how to access and utilise the whistleblowing procedure.
Answer yes if your organisation conducts regular (e.g. quarterly, annually) supplier assurance to ensure your suppliers meet the same standards of environmental management, social responsibility, and governance that is expected of your organisation, and that they are compliant with all applicable laws and regulations. Describe the nature and frequency of the assurance activities in the notes.