RCS seeks excellence in every aspect of our business and is committed to minimising the environmental impacts of our business operations and maintain the firm's resilience to environmental risks and impacts.
Our commitment is to:
Continuously improve our environmental performance and to integrate recognised environmental management best practice into our business operations.
Reduce our consumption of resources and improve the efficient use of those resources.
Measure and take action to reduce the carbon footprint of our business activities to meet our published objectives and targets.
Manage waste generated from our business operations incorporating reduction, reuse and recycling in accordance with the principles of the waste hierarchy.
Manage our business operations to prevent pollution.
Give due consideration to environmental issues (such as biodiversity) and energy performance in the acquisition, design, refurbishment, location and use of buildings
Ensure environmental, including climate change, criteria are taken into account in the procurement of goods and services.
Comply as a minimum with all relevant environmental legislation as well as other environmental requirements to which the firm subscribes.
Maintain our certification to ISO 14001 through rigorous monitoring and review.
To meet our commitments we will:
Provide the Board oversight and review of environmental policies and performance, and allocate resources for their effective direction and implementation.
Monitor key objectives and targets for managing our environmental performance at least annually.
Communicate the importance of environmental issues to our people.
Work together with our people, service partners, suppliers, landlords and their agents to promote improved environmental performance
Promote appropriate consideration of sustainability and environmental issues in the services we provide to our clients
Monitor external environmental impacts and ensure the firms resilience to the potential risks.
Review our environmental policy regularly.
This policy shall be reviewed on an annual basis and as and when necessary to reflect changes in relevant legislation.