Corporate Social Responsibility
"Sustainable Recruitment; we are committed
to the protection and preservation of the environment in the
distribution of our products and services."
We intend to be viewed as a responsible business committed to
continual improvement in environmental impact and pollution
prevention. This includes reduction, wherever possible, of energy
consumption and carbon emission.
With the help of our clients, and in relation to the
recruitment process, we aim to improve sustainability by the
Requesting better vacancy specifications from
our clients when we think these are necessary. Working with
accurate vacancy specifications helps to reduce the number of
unsuccessful face-to-face interviews conducted, reducing the need
for travel and the use of client resources. This also reduces the
need for us to travel and question recruiting managers in person to
gain accurate vacancy specifications.
Wherever possible, recruiting candidates who live
locally to our clients, or within a reasonable commuting
distance. Where contractors are engaged, we encourage them to live
temporarily close to their work to reduce the travel they need to
"Helping Arup - As a preferred recruitment
partner to Arup (engineering design, planning and consultancy
services) for many years, we are now engaged with them on an
on-going basis to help achieve their sustainability commitments.
Please see http://www.linkedin.com/ Arup
Sustainability Procurement Community for more details."
Regarding the operation of our own
business, we also aim to:
- Reducing the amount of travel our employees
are required to do, including to and from our own offices. We make
use of remote working where appropriate and we also aim to recruit
people living locally.
- Turn off equipment and lighting that is not required whenever
- Minimise the use of consumables such as paper, ink, toners,
etc., by using e-mail, telephone and web-based communication
- Open windows, as an alternative to using air conditioning,
- Actively promote recycling by making use of the recycling bins
provided. These are available for plastics, paper and metal
- Actively promote the use of our own kitchen facilities for food
preparation, rather than encouraging the purchase of pre-packaged
- Reuse materials whenever possible. For example, printing on
both sides of paper whenever possible.
- As a team, actively suggest and discuss ways of further
reducing our carbon footprint and our general impact on the