SITA‘s Environmental Policy
SITA will manage its business activities in a professional and environmentally conscious manner, acknowledging the impact that its operations may potentially have on the environment. In recognising that it needs to manage its operations such that its eco footprint is minimized SITA commits to the following principles: Prevention and reduction of waste Elimination or reduction of potentially adverse environmental impacts Cradle to grave ownership of waste generated in conducting its operations Continual improvement in reducing environmental impacts.
SITA will take all practical steps to ensure that potential hazards and risks to the environment are identified and that appropriate and effective preventative and control measures are implemented. SITA, in entrenching its pledge to sustainability, further commits to promote efficient use of materials and resources throughout its facilities including electricity, water, raw materials and other resources, particularly those that are non-renewable. SITA commits to actively promote sustainable environmental awareness amongst its employees and encourage them to work in an environmentally responsible manner as well as train, educate and inform its employees about environmental issues that may affect their work.
SITA will, subject to reasonable costs, purchase products and services that are least harmful in the long term to the environment and encourage its suppliers to do the same. SITA commits to responsible and legally compliant waste and e-waste management in accordance with the applicable waste management legislation and the philosophy of reducing, re-using, recycling and recovering waste before responsible disposal.