At Satalyst, we are committed to reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environmental performance as an integral part of our business strategy and operating methods.

Satalyst recognises its responsibility to the environment beyond the legal and regulatory requirements. We operate fully in the cloud, maintain very minimal on premise infrastructure and aim to as “paper-free” as possible.

At Satalyst, we are mindful of the fragility of the environment and the impact of human actions. We actively work towards setting a leading example in our industry in reducing the impact of our activities and encouraging others to do the same.

recycleWe are committed to reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environmental performance as an integral part of our business strategy and operating methods, with regular review points.

Our policy guides our selection criteria of products, services and activities within Satalyst and is a key mechanism to assist us in reducing our Greenhouse Gas emissions. Our policy underpins our objectives of being an environmentally responsible business and we work consistently with our stakeholders to continually and collectively reduce our environmental footprint.

Responsibility

Satalyst is responsible for ensuring that the environmental policy is implemented. However, all Satalyst employees have a responsibility in their area to ensure that the aims and objectives of the policy are met.

We endeavour to:

  • Comply with and exceed all relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Continually improve and monitor environmental performance.
  • Continually improve and reduce environmental impacts.
  • Incorporate environmental factors into business decisions.
  • Increase employee awareness and involvement.

Paper

  • Minimise the use of paper in the office.
  • Reduce packaging as much as possible.
  • Seek to buy recycled and recyclable paper products.
  • Reuse and recycle all paper where possible.

Energy and Water

  • Reduce the amount of energy used as much as possible.
  • Switch lights and electrical equipment off when not in use.
  • Adjust heating and cooling with energy consumption in mind.
  • Take into account the energy consumption and efficiency of new products when purchasing.

Office Supplies

  • Evaluate if the need can be met in another way.
  • Evaluate if renting/sharing is an option before purchasing equipment.
  • Evaluate the environmental impact of any new products we intend to purchase.
  • Favour more environmentally friendly and efficient products wherever possible.
  • Reuse and recycle everything we are able to.

Transportation

  • Reduce the need to travel, restricting to necessity trips only.
  • Promote the use of travel alternatives such as e-mail or video/phone conferencing.
  • Make additional efforts to accommodate the needs of those using public transport or bicycles.

Maintenance and Cleaning

  • Cleaning materials used will be as environmentally friendly as possible.
  • Use materials in office refurbishment that are environmentally friendly as possible.
  • Use licensed and appropriate organisations to dispose of waste.

Culture

  • Involve staff in the implementation of this policy, for greater commitment and improved performance.
  • Update this policy at least once annually in consultation with staff and other stakeholders where necessary.

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