CARBON MANAGEMENT POLICY
Introduction.RWB Group recognises that as a result of its activities there are associated greenhouse gases emissions from energy use, waste procurement, travel and other services.
The UK climate act (2008) commits the UK to an 80% reduction of carbon emissions on 1990 levels by 2050. Objectives RWB Group will: • Develop a systematic, auditable Carbon Management plan which will be made publically available.
Monitor, review and report annually on the Carbon management plan • Ensure continual compliance with energy related legislation, requirements and corporate commitments
Ensure any new development contributes to the sustainable energy strategy • Implement a programme of improvements to building fabric, services and controls to maximise energy efficiency
Regularly monitor and review energy consumption against our reduction targets
Ensure the necessary resources are made available to achieve these goals, cost effectively
Manage emissions from waste, water, transport products and services, via our environmental Management system
Develop behaviour change programmes to promote an energy aware culture • Communicate progress regularly
CARBON MANAGEMENT POLICY Responsibility
The responsibility for continual improvement in the management and reduction of energy consumption and carbon emissions lies with the managing director and staff.
The managing director has the responsibility for keeping the company advised of energy consumption and carbon emission issues (e.g. publication of relevant advice or reports).
The managing director has the responsibility for formulating appropriate plans to meet your company’s energy consumption and carbon emission objectives.
All members of senior management of senior management will be responsible for ensuring that the objectives and action plans applicable to their areas of responsibility are followed appropriately.
Managers have the responsibility for maintaining an awareness of good practices in their own area of operations and ensuring that these are followed appropriately. Managers will be assisted by staff reporting to them.
All staff will be encouraged to support RWB Group objectives of continual improvement in the overall Carbon management objectives for the company.