Corporate Social Responsibility is an integral part of our operations and is essential to ensure that the benefits of any contract Environmental Essentials carry out, extend to the local communities and environment.
Environmental Essentials has a history of good governance that is reflected in excellent performance of contracts undertaken for clients and the fair and equitable treatment of staff.
We understand the balance which must be achieved between attaining our corporate business goals and the economic, social, and environmental impact of our activities. Our strategies incorporate measures for safeguarding the environment, working with local communities and protecting our employees.
We work in partnership with local communities and other stakeholders wherever possible, in order to increase awareness and promote understanding. Our approach includes encouraging innovation to exceed performance levels in key areas, such as;
- Health and Safety
- The Environment
- Reducing our Carbon Footprint
- Equal Opportunities
- Local Sustainability
- Customer Service and Liaison
- Continuous Improvement – Measuring and improving social responsibility
- Ethical and Sustainable Trading
Environmental Essentials are currently supporting the following charities:
Douglas Macmillan Hospice
The Douglas Macmillan Hospice was established in 1972 as a 28 bed hospice serving the North Staffordshire area. Over the years a Day Hospice, a Community Nurse Specialist Team (PCNS), a Hospice at Home service and Education Centre have been added. These are all supported by a full range of clinical support services which include Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Lymphoedema, Chaplaincy, Bereavement Support, Social Work, Psychology and Diversional Therapies.
Please visit Douglas Macmillan Hospice web site for more information http://www.dmhospice.org.uk/
C.R.Y (Cardiac Risk in the Young)
Every week at least 12 apparently ‘fit and healthy’ young people die in the UK of undiagnosed heart conditions. CRY is a charity founded in 1995 to provide support and information on cardiac risk in young people. CRY operates cardiac screening programmes, funds medical research, the Cry Centre for Sports Cardiology and the CRY Centre for Cardiac Pathology. Find out more from http://www.c-r-y.org.uk/
The Air Ambulances
On average, an emergency air ambulance takes off every 10 minutes in the UK, flying 365 days a year in daylight hours. Put another way, during every hour of every day 7 Air Ambulances are attending accidents and medical trauma. Find more information on following: