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SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL

Our committment to social and enviromental issues is solid. 


Daily working practices naturally include consideration to these areas and we continually improve our outlook on the matter, an open door policy means that interally we welcome and apply suggestions from the workforce when ever possible. We like to encourage suppliers and customers alike to glean from this ethos and apply these practices wherever possible.


To this end if you require further information or any assistantce please feel free to contact our QMS Manager Helen Richards via email at: helen@sfmtechnology.co.uk.




Procurement, Environmental and Social Policy Statement

 

SFM Technology Limited works at the forefront in the design and manufacturer of harvesting machinery for the horticultural industry and is also a main supplier of Ground Support Equipment to the aerospace industry.

 

Wherever possible we work in a commercially responsible way in respect of procurement and environmental impact.

 

 

SFM Technology believes that it has a responsibility wherever practicable to care for and protect its physical and social environment. The company works with an ethos of continual improvement and encourages others to join us in this effort.

 

 

The company recognises that key areas of impact are:

energy consumption / raw material / waste generation / emissions to air & water / water use / transport / social responsibility

 

 

SFM Technology will wherever practicably possible:

 

•           Adopt the highest environmental standards possible

•           Identify areas of environmental or social impact and minimise wherever possible

•           Minimise waste and maximise recycling

•           Purchase sustainable / recycled products

•           Include environmental considerations where appropriate

•           Locally source materials and staff as applicable

 

 

 

We use a periodic questionnaire to gather information and remind / request that suppliers have systems in place for managing resources effectively and restoring areas affected by waste and safeguarding biodiversity. We also highlight

the pledges that we make and use this opportunity to encourage suppliers to adopt our pledges.


Equality and Diversity Policy

It is the policy of SFM Technology Limited to treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

Furthermore, the SFM Technology Limited will ensure that no requirement or condition will be imposed without justification, which could disadvantage individuals purely on any of the above grounds.

The policy applies to recruitment and selection and terms and conditions of employment including; pay, promotion, training and transfer, and every other aspect of employment.

The Company is committed to the continued implementation of this policy.

All staff are required to comply with the policy and to act in accordance with its objectives, any act of discrimination by employees or any failure to comply with the terms of the policy may result in disciplinary action. The overall responsibility for this policy lies with the Company Managing Director.


This notice is displayed in general areas, on the company intranet and is reviewed on a regular basis.




Honesty and Integrity Statement

SFM Technology believes in a policy of honesty and integrity in all business practices.

The company aims to adopt the highest standards of professional conduct, openness, fairness and honesty by working to the following principles: -

• To be mindful of the way that our work might affect others and respect the rights and reputations of others

• To report any possible corrupt practices or professional misconduct, and declare conflicts of interest

• To reject and report bribery or improper influence

• Carry out all work for customers in a reliable and trustworthy manner

• Consider and apply all relevant law, facts and published guidance

 

 

 

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Telephone: 01935 822285     email: admin@sfmtechnology.co.uk

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