Sustainability Policy

Our Sustainability Policy is based upon the following principles:

  • We will continue to comply with and exceed wherever practicable, all applicable and related legislation, regulations and codes of best practice.
  • We will integrate the principles and tenets of sustainability into all our business decisions.
  • We will strive to minimize any negative impacts that may ensue while engaging in our day to day activities.
  • We will integrate a sustainability mindset among our team, making them fully aware of our sustainability policy and empowering them with a sense of ownership and commitment to implement, practice and improve it.
  • We will cascade our sustainability policy among our valued business partners, encouraging them and assisting them to adopt sound sustainable management practices.
  • We intend to review and annually report and to continually strive towards improving our sustainable performance.
  • Our social focus was based on ‘Education and Training and Health, Sanitation & Housing’ and by sustaining social initiatives in these key areas of interest; we believe that we can empower our community. 

Environmental Focus

  • Better waste and energy management in our manufacturing processes.
  • Reducing our carbon footprint by introducing more ‘green’ initiatives.
  • Reducing dependency on fossil fuels.
  • Enhancing forest cover and food security through planting of hard wood and fruit trees. 

Sustainability Focus

  • Enhancing entrepreneurial skills among estate youth.
  • Assisting educational initiatives from child care to university level students.
  • Creating awareness of preventable diseases among lesser affluent communities. 

Long Term Sustainability Goals

  • Be known as the preferred employer having the ability to attract and retain talented people, inducting them in a knowledge based corporate culture, while assuring them of career enhancement in a responsible company they will be proud to be a part of.
  • Retain market leadership by ensuring that we work on high quality sustainable competitive advantages to infuse trust and loyalty among our customer base by evolving the business to be ahead of customer expectations, which in turn will deliver qualitative and quantitative sustainable returns.
  • Never lose sight of the tenets of corporate stewardship; instill governance and regulatory best practices, while demonstrating our commitment to being an ethical, transparent, accountable Group of companies.
  • Create economic and social value among the communities we work with, supporting both the rural and urban economies and key industries that are earmarked to be drivers in National development.
  • Be a Green Ideologue; an advocate who will address environmental issues and ‘change’ the direction of climate change, walking the talk to spread the need to reduce our carbon footprint and ensure a better planet for future generations.