AHS Limited recognises that concern for the environment should be a integral and fundamental part of the business. We are aware of the impact of our day-to-day operations on the environment: our main objective is to balance the need to achieve our business activities with a fully committed policy towards sustainable environmental improvement which will be measured through the following certifications held by the company:
BS EN 14001:2015 An Environmental Management System which will be implemented in line with our policy, maintained and continually reviewed and improved to ensure we are a forward-thinking company with regard to the Environment.
FSC (Forest Stewardship Scheme) is a global certification system designed to promote responsible management of the world’s forests through management and chain of custody.
AHS are certified through the Chain-of-Custody scheme which traces the wood from the forests through all stages of processing and distribution. Our current certification runs from December 2014 to December 2019 and is subject to annual inspections and assessments to ensure continued compliance.
Company management has a specific responsibility for further policy development, coordination and evaluation of performance. The environmental policy will be maintained and upheld by designated managers to meet the commitment. Environmental aspects of our processes and activities will be effectively managed to protect the health & safety of our employees, customers and the public whilst contributing to the future well-being of the environment.
We will undertake to provide the necessary training and support to all employees to ensure that they understand and are able to fulfil the relevant aspects of the policy in their day to day work. The policy shall be publicly available. We are committed to minimising the impact of our operations on the environment by means of a programme of continuous improvement and we will:
Resources will continually be made available to ensure that our environmental policy is fully implemented throughout the whole company and our compliance manager and directors will carry out regular audits and reviews.