pledge to the environment is to create a company culture where
environmental excellence is second nature. Our mission is to fully
integrate environmental stewardship into the business of providing
excellent products, outstanding service, and exceptional value.
We have established the following environmental policy objectives
to achieve our vision and mission.
Use Products and Technology with
the Environment in Mind
• Use technology and products
with a focus on: safe operation throughout the entire product
life cycle, extending product life span, reducing energy consumption,
avoiding environmentally sensitive materials, promoting dematerialization,
and using parts that are capable of being recycled at the highest
• Set expectations of environmental
excellence throughout our business and our customers businesses.
Prevent Waste and Pollution
• Operate our facilities to
minimize harmful impacts on the environment.
• Place a high priority on
waste minimization, recycling and reuse programs, and pollution
• Purchase renewable energy
to reduce our global impact.
• Promote environmental responsibility
amongst our employees through training and information.
Continually Improve Our Performance
• Use an Environmental Management
System approach to establish goals, implement programs, monitor
technology and environmental management practices, evaluate progress,
and continually improve environmental performance.
• Foster a culture of environmental
responsibility among employees and management.
Demonstrate Responsibility to Stakeholders
• Act in an environmentally
responsible manner through sustainable practices designed to ensure
the health and safety of our employees, neighbors, and the environment.
• Periodically communicate
company progress to customers and clients, companies and brokers.
• Engage customers and clients
to improve products and processes.
Comply with the Law
• Conduct business with integrity
and dedicated observance of environmental laws and regulations,
and meet the commitments of the voluntary environmental programs
in which we participate.
• Exceed standards set by environmental
laws and regulations.