Total Computers (‘The Company’) is committed to becoming a more sustainable company and will work towards a more viable balance between profitability and the long-term interests of the environment, its employees, trade suppliers and sub-contractors and the general public. The Company will seek to protect and enhance the environment and create better lives, well-being and opportunities through the services it provides within the community.
Four key areas of CSR
This sustainability policy outlines four key areas of responsibility that the Company will address:
- Supply chain and market place
- Community investment and social impact
- Employment practices.
1. Environmental impact
The Company will:
Secure IT disposal
Total Computers has a dedicated IT Disposal division which covers IT disposal and recycling requirements. It is fully compliant with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive.
ICT equipment recycling
Total Computers recycles or reuses computers, servers, laptops, printers, faxes, scanners, plotters and photocopiers; helping to ensure that the environment is protected. These items have almost 100% recyclable materials. Businesses with obligations under the WEEE Regulations are responsible for financing the collection, treatment, recovery and disposal of the WEEE that they supply to businesses. The Company ensures that our own organisation, customers and partners meet these legal requirements.
2. Supply chain and market place
The Company considers the environmental performance of suppliers and sub-contractors, and will encourage them to conduct their operations in an environmentally sensitive manner.
The Company consults a preferred suppliers list and uses sub-contractors who utilise sustainable and environmentally friendly initiatives. It requires all suppliers and sub-contractors to complete a competency form and questionnaire.
3. Community investment and social impact
The Company will ensure that all activities are conducted in such a way to cause minimum negative impact to members of the public.
Employees act in a polite and professional manner at all times to represent the Company in a positive light.
The Company supports local charities and community activities, where possible. At Total Computers we believe in using our success in a positive way and supporting a variety of charities. Over the last year the company and/or employees have done fundraising and made donations to the following organisations:
4. Employment practices
The Company will promote equality, diversity and inclusion.
It will adopt a flexible working environment.
It will look after employees’ health, well-being and facilitate a work-life balance.