Sustainability incl. environmental policy

  • Sustainable Procurement Policy

    Author name: Not supplied
    Author organisation: CFDG
    Publication date: 06/01/2008
    Upload date: 27/06/2011

    The Charity Finance Directors’ Group is committed to sustainable procurement,because we recognise that our procurement of goods and services can have both positive and negative environmental and social impacts.

  • Sustainability in Practice: Appendix C

    Author name: Not supplied
    Author organisation: CFDG
    Publication date: 29/11/2010
    Upload date: 14/06/2011

    Carrying out a sustainability audit will allow you to identify exactly what kind of impacts you have and the timing and scale of the action you need to take. You can get a consultant in to do an audit for you, or you can do it inhouse.

  • Sustainability Actions - Sustainability in Practice: Appendix B

    Author name: Kate Hand
    Author organisation: CFDG
    Publication date: 01/05/2009
    Upload date: 15/04/2011

    All actions should be underpinned by engagement and consultation with staff in the charity, as laid out in the chapter ‘Reporting on sustainability’. Judging staff engagement with sustainability will be key in reviewing progress. You may wish to make staff engagement an action in itself, with defined targets.

  • Ethical Purchasing Policy

    Author name: Not supplied
    Author organisation: OXFAM
    Publication date: 11/09/2009
    Upload date: 27/06/2011

    Policy Statement. Oxfam’s policy is to seek to purchase goods and services that: •Are produced and delivered under labour conditions that meet the Ethical Trade Initiative Base Code (ETI) and therefore do not involve the abuse or exploitation of any person •Have the least negative impact on climate change and the environment Such considerations will form part of the evaluation and selection criteria for all goods and services purchased by Oxfam.

  • Management Approaches to Sustainability - Sustainability in Practice: Appendix D

    Author name: Kate Hand
    Author organisation: CFDG
    Publication date: 01/05/2009
    Upload date: 15/04/2011

    The full copy of the Green Dragon Environmental Standard, which is available by contacting them, contains a very useful appendix which shows how the Green Dragon Standard, the British Standard 8555 (on which the Acorn Scheme is based), ISO 14001 and EMAS relate to one another.

  • Carbon Neutral Status – Challenge or Opportunity

    Author name: Malcolm Dowden
    Author organisation: Charles Russell LLP
    Publication date: 07/03/2007
    Upload date: 14/04/2011

    With publication of the Stern Report on 30 October 2006 climate change, carbon emissions and energy efficiency continue to loom large in the news and in the legislative programme.

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