Environmental Policy

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:

  • Electricity consumption in the provision of computer and network devices within data centre, as well as disposal of older computer device equipment.

    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

  • Preventing pollution;

  • 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.