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Environmental Policy Statement

The Managing Director's Statement of Environmental & Corporate Responsibility

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CrossCountry will strive for continual improvement in reducing Environmental impacts and raising awareness of its Corporate Responsibility. This policy will be shared with our employees, suppliers, stakeholders, with the active support of the executive board. Our environmental management system follows the requirements the International Standard BS EN ISO 14001. This sets out framework policies for our business. paying due regard to the protection of the environment, the effective and efficient use of energy and raw materials, promotion of modal shift (from private cars to public transport) and the minimisation of waste. By supporting the development of best practice and innovative solutions we aim to promote and provide sustainable public transport and reduce the environmental impact of our operations and we remain committed to continual improvement and the prevention of pollution.

We aim to:

  • Make efficient use of water and energy and prevent pollution.
  • Promote effective and efficient fuel consumption
  • Meet relevant legal compliance standards, other guidance and industry requirements as a minimum, and exceed it wherever practicable.
  • Set targets and objectives to improve our environmental performance.
  • Communicate our environmental policy and associated activities to our employees and stakeholders.
  • Review our arrangements for compliance annually
  • Encourage the use of public transport through relevant environmental messaging.

To achieve this we will:

  • Inform employees, customers and stakeholders of our environmental policy and activities through established communication channels including newsletters, station posters and our website.
  • Encourage our businesses to minimise their impact where possible through energy saving measures at our facilities including water conservation, waste recycling.
  • Investigate new technologies.
  • Develop environmental objectives and targets.
  • Review progress towards targets and objectives quarterly our Safety Security & Environment Group (SSEG).
  • Provide employees with appropriate training, briefing and resources
  • Develop frameworks and structures to improve our performance.
  • Include environmental considerations when making purchasing decisions.
  • Contribute to the Group annual environmental performance report.
  • Reducing business travel through the use of video, web and audio conferencing.
  • This document will be reviewed on an annual basis or following any changes to policies and procedures.

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