is committed to providing a quality service in a manner that ensures a safe and healthy workplace for our employees and our sub-contractors, and minimises our potential impact on the environment;

…recognises that we have social responsibilities that go beyond the provisions of the relevant government Acts and Regulations and that we should support and contribute protecting the environment through all aspects of out work and practices.  In so doing we will operate in compliance with all relevant environmental legislations and we will strive to use pollution prevention and environmental best practices in all we do;

…will promote environmental awareness among our suppliers employees and sub-contractors and encourage them to work in an environmentally responsible manner as well as train, educate and inform our employees about environmental issues that may affect their work;

…wil take positive steps to ensure that we promote the following and actively encourage the following principles to our employees, clients, sub-contractors and suppliers:

  • Use Puplic Transport
    • Staff are urged to make use of public transport network as much as possible to travel to and from the workplace or on business excursions
    • Contractos are chosen according to the proximity from the place of elivery of the service, minimising travelling distances, harm to the environment from greenhouse emissions and saving the client travel time and travelling costs.
    • Suppliers of green or fair-trade products and those with a commitment to the environment are preferred to those who do no demonstrate ethical responsibilities
  • Reduction in the use of consumables and enery
    Specific Actions Taken

    • Office printer set to print on both sides of the paper by default
    • Use the Economode setting to reduce toner usage
    • Print several pages on one sheet using the print finishing tab
    • Use electronic communication where possible to reduce printing and faxing needs
    • Don’t print out e-mails unless absolutely necessary – ‘thing before you print’ statements are included at the bottom of email signatures as a reminder and a prompt to clients, suppliers and sub-contractors
    • Avoid over-production of marketing and publicity material by reviewing distribution lists and regularly updating databases
    • Ensure all lights and heaters are turned off before leaving the office
    • Make sure workstations have been powered own and screens switched off
  • Re-use
    • Collect all paper that has been printed on one side and re-use it for printing in draft or use for scrap message pads
    • Re-use envelopes wherever possible
  • Recycle
    • We recycle our empty toner cartridges
    • We recycle cardboard, waste paper, bottles, tins and plastic containers and mimimise the waste sent to landfill sites
  • Noise disturbance to neighbours
    • We show consideration to neighbours when leaving the premises by minimising noise levels
  • CFC Use
    • No use of CFCs or ozone-depleting substances are use anywhere in the business.

…will review and monitor out environmental progress to ensure that we continue to make a positive impact on the environment

Linguamax Limited,
April 2013


Graze Azadvar
Linguamax Director

Last Updated: April 2013 Next review: May 2014