Sustainable Development Policy

Our aims:

  • To create long‐term value for our shareholders. Achieving this depends on the sustainable development* of our businesses and the communities in which we operate.

  • To be leaders in sustainable development in the industries in which we operate.

  • To grow our business and operations in a sustainable way, by striving:
    - To cause zero harm to our employees, contractors and stakeholders;
    - To minimise our impact on the environments in which we operate;
    - To excel as a responsible and caring company within the communities in which we operate;
    - To continually improve our business to ensure our operations are as efficient and effective as possible.

Our policy:

  • In our operations: We will meet, and strive to exceed, all legal requirements and
    - Safeguard the health and safety of all our stakeholders.
    - Be a good steward of the natural resources and biodiversity under our influence and ensure that all potential adverse impacts of our operations on the environment are identified and appropriately managed.
    - Provide an environment in which all employees are treated fairly and with respect and can realize their full potential.
    - Bring value to the communities of which we are a part and enhance their capabilities while respecting people's culture and heritage.
    - Encourage suppliers, contractors and industry stakeholders to promote sustainable development within their own business.
    - Encourage the responsible use of our products and services by our customers.
    - Drive profitable growth of our business by investing in the best available technology and optimizing management processes.


Making it happen:

  • All companies in which HAECO Group has a controlling interest will have action plans for applying this policy in a way which is relevant to their business. We will encourage other companies in which we have an interest as a shareholder or through our supply chain to implement similar policies.

  • We will encourage and empower our staff to be proactive on sustainable development matters both at work and in the community.

  • We will continuously monitor our performance, identify improvement opportunities and report regularly. We will utilise our HAECO Group continuous business improvement strategy to positively impact all aspects of our sustainable development.

  • We will review this policy periodically, and take into account stakeholder feedback.

*Sustainable Development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. “Our Common Future”, 1987 - World Commission on Environment and Development