WNTD recognises that its activities impact upon the environment through its routine internal operations, its infrastructure and through its influence and effects on the wider community. It acknowledges a responsibility for and a commitment to, protection of the environment at all levels. WNTD will comply fully with environmental legislation and is in addition committed to continued efforts to:

  • Promote environmental management policies and practices at every level throughout the company;
  • Increase awareness of environmental responsibilities among staff and members;
  • Minimise waste and pollution and develop and operate environmentally sound waste management procedures;
  • Continue to encourage and facilitate modes of transport by staff and members which minimise environmental impact;
  • Reduce water and energy consumption;
  • Promote a purchasing policy which will give preference, as far as practicable, to those products and services which cause the least harm to the environment;
  • Avoid wherever practical the use of environmentally damaging substances, materials and processes; and
  • Encourage member companies to adopt environmentally sensitive policies with regard to all aspects of their businesses.