We shall encourage dialogue with local communities for mutual benefit.
We shall work with local schools, colleges and universities to assist young people in choosing their future careers, being an advocate for our industry.
We shall support and encourage our employees to help local community organisations and activities in our region, particularly employee chosen charities.
We shall support the development of our business through led training courses and using our facilities for all our business associates to hold seminars and industry meetings.
We operate an equal opportunities policy for all present and potential future employees and will offer our employees clear and fair terms of employment and provide resources to enable their continual development.
We shall maintain a clear and fair employee remuneration policy and shall maintain forums for employee consultation and business involvement
We provide safeguards to ensure that all employees of whatever nationality, colour, race or religious belief are treated with respect and without sexual, physical or mental harassment.
We provide, and strive to maintain, a clean, healthy and safe working environment in line with our Health and Safety policy and safe systems of work.
We recognise that there are opportunities as well as risks associated with ESG factors, we search out and act on viable opportunities. A clear example of this is our strategic move into low carbon heat where there is a ready market in which we have a high degree of alignment.
Our contracts will clearly set out the agreed terms, conditions and the basis of our relationship and will operate in a way that safeguards against unfair business practices.
We shall encourage suppliers and contractors to adopt responsible business policies and practices.
Currently we are undergoing significant changes to our buildings and facilities once this is complete we will baseline carbon performance and set targets for improvement.
We have developed Environmental policies and objectives as part of the business planning cycle.
Clade Engineering’s carbon reduction commitment has a significant bearing on its approach to research and development. The business recognises that its R&D function underpins its ability to deliver the carbon conscious products and services to its customers. Environmental and sustainability considerations are foremost in any research and development project carried out by the Clade team.
Working closely with supply chain partners and customers alike, Clade Engineering’s R&D team has developed a range of low-cost natural refrigeration solutions using both CO2 and Hydrocarbon. The range being suitable for retail, commercial and industrial applications. The business recognises that its R&D solutions must be cost effective and return on investment periods must be attractive to customers in order to encourage the take up of green, carbon saving technology.