This policy describes the environmental principles within which Foxwell Brown Ltd will conduct purchasing. It supports the implementation of our environmental policy, ethical trading statement and CSR policy. It underlines our adherence to the Mayor of London’s Green Procurement Code.
The aim of this policy is to ensure that goods and services purchased for Foxwell Brown Ltd are manufactured, delivered, used and managed at end-of-life in an environmentally responsible manner.
We are committed to improving the environmental performance of our supply chain. Company purchasing activity purchasing will contribute to Foxwell Brown Ltd environmental objectives and to the attainment of minimum standards of environmental performance.
All organisations are encouraged to improve their environmental performance through the achievement of a number of environmental objectives and targets. This includes objectives for managing the environmental impacts arising from purchasing and supply activity. .
Foxwell Brown Ltd is tackling these objectives through the implementation of its own Environmental Policy. This ensures that all purchasing activity undertaken by us will meet minimum environmental standards, and help to ensure compliance with relevant controls assurance standards.
The key issues addressed by this policy are:
Key policy principles
To address these issues, the following principles will apply to Foxwell Brown’s purchasing activity:
The policy will be implemented through appropriate training and purchasing procedures.
An environmental appraisal of this policy has been undertaken. The outcome of the appraisal is that implementation of this policy will produce a number of benefits (i.e. positive environmental impacts and a positive effect on the achievement of environmental targets).
Evaluation and review
The policy will be evaluated and reviewed on an ongoing basis to ensure it is dealing with the issues it was designed to address.
The success of the policy will be evaluated by a number of measures including:
This policy has been developed in consultation with a wide range of key stakeholders.