Environmental and Social Policy

At Tomkin we recognise our responsibility to the environment and the community beyond legal and regulatory requirements.

Tomkin’s environmental management system applies to all of the operations and services within each department at head and branch offices.

All Australian and overseas staff are expected to comply with the spirit of this policy in the context of the organisation in which they work.

We aim at achieving continual environmental improvement through implementing management systems with objectives and targets, and we strive to minimise our environmental footprint by working with staff, customers, suppliers and other stakeholders towards pollution prevention practices in compliance with legal and other requirements.

Manufacturing
 Tomkin carefully select and visit each manufacturer to ensure safe and fair work standards.
 Tomkin’s builds long standing relationships with manufacturers to maintain a high standard of quality.
 Tomkin aligns itself with other manufacturing companies that hold a similar values and practices.

Workplace
♦ An onsite WHSE and RTW officer is employed full-times to ensure safety and compliance within the workplace.
 Tomkin reduce the use of raw materials and CO2 emissions by recycling office and warehouse waste and by seeking to buy environmentally friendly and efficient products.
 Tomkin reduce energy and CO2 emissions by switching off lights, electrical equipment and climate systems when not in use.
 Tomkin reduce water consumption in daily workplace activities.
 Tomkin will reduce the need to travel, restricting to necessity trips only and will promote the use of travel alternatives such as e-mail or video/phone conferencing.
 Tomkin will make additional efforts to accommodate the needs of those using public transport or bicycles.

Tomkin aims to update this policy regularly in consultation with staff,
customers, suppliers and other stakeholders where necessary.

Thanks,
Tomkin Management

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Environmental & social policy, created January 2012
Tomkin P.O. Box 501 Double Bay NSW 1360 T 02 9319 2993 ABN 59 001 317 862 tomkin.com.au