SharpStack Hosting Ltd recognises that its business activities interact with the environment in a variety of ways. These activities have a significant impact in the key areas of:
The organisation recognises that it has a responsibility to help protect the environment wherever it has an opportunity to do so, to be a responsible neighbour, and to provide a comfortable environment for its employees to work in.
As such, the Directors of SharpStack Hosting Ltd are committed to the following:
Continual improvement in the environmental impact of its business activities;
Improving the environmental benefits provided by its managed hosting services
Complying with all relevant legal, customer, and other third party requirements;
Establishing measurable environmental and business objectives that are consistent with the context and strategic direction of the organisation and addressing risks and opportunities associated with them;
Achieving objectives to help minimise its environmental impact;
Adopting best practices applicable to its activities wherever practicable.
The organisation will achieve these commitments by:
Implementing and maintaining an Environmental Management System that is independently certified as compliant with ISO 14001:2015;
Employing processes that identify the aspects of the organisation’s business that have an environmental impact and quantify the significance of each aspect;
Maintaining an environmental performance improvement programme to enable the organisation’s objectives to be achieved;
Ensuring that its employees, suppliers and customers are aware of their role in supporting the organisation’s commitments and environmental objectives;
Training its employees in good environmental protection practices and encouraging employee involvement in environmental improvement initiatives;
Use of power-efficient hardware, and continuously improving infrastructure to ensure the most efficient use of power draw.
Safe disposal of old hardware in as environmentally friendly a way as possible.
Continually monitoring the environmental impact of its business activities.
The implementation of this policy is fundamental to the success of the organisation’s business and must be supported by all employees as an integral part of their daily work.