Our policy

Arneg Nordic Wica is aware of the impact that its activity has on its employees, on the environment, on local communities and on the customers with which it interacts.

This awareness has led to its determination to define its social and environmental responsibility ensuring that its long-term development is sustainable and that it reflects the values and expectations of its employees, of the company, of its customers and of the stakeholders in general.

Arneg Nordic Wica has identified the main social and environmental trends likely to impact on its activities in the coming years and to which it aims to respond as a responsible business.

Consequently Arneg has set out to integrate within its Quality System a number of objectives of an environmental and energy-related nature and as well as relating to the protection of workers' health and safety to be achieved, consolidated within the Quality, Safety, Environment and Energy Management System.

Arneg policy is documented, implemented, maintained and communicated to all staff that work for and on behalf of the organization, that it is regularly revised and updated and that it is made publicly available on the website.

The policy of Arneg Nordic Wica therefore aims to achieve the following objectives:

•Customer Satisfaction.

•The motivation and development of Human Resources.

•Dissemination among all its employees of the culture of quality, safety, environment and energy while promoting responsible behavior.

•Assurance that the policy is appropriate to the nature, size and the impact of its organization and is applied to all the aspects in which it is involved relating to quality, safety, the environment and energy. Assurance in all the processes of compliance with the limits defined or prescribed by current regulations relating to the environment, to energy and the protection of health and safety together with those applicable and defined by its own organization, while at the same time ensuring the continuous improvement of significant environmental and energy related aspects and measures for the prevention and protection from risks in the workplace.

•The promotion of mutually beneficial relations between the Organization and its Supplier.

To this end, the Direction of ARNEG Nordic Wica promotes, develops and supports:

•The direct involvement of the customer in developing its products with particular attention to the consequences of their environmental/energy impact and on the safety of the end user.

•The direct involvement and the informing of suppliers, both of goods and services, on all the activities that impact on the integrated management system by promoting and encouraging the purchase of safe, high energy efficiency and low environmental impact equipment.

•The organization of the company procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness according to the ever evolving needs of the Customer.

•The organization and monitoring of business processes that have a direct influence on the environment, on energy and on safety in order to reduce their impact and to minimize risk.

•The monitoring of company procedures, the definition of control instruments and analysis of the results.

•The initiatives aimed at reducing the environmental and energy impact such as for example emissions into the atmosphere, the consumption of water and energy resources, noise, vibrations, the safe management of chemical products and careful differentiated management of waste enabling its recycling, by means of the continuous provision of information to relevant staff concerned and specific investments within the infrastructures, defining objectives and specific indicators to be monitored with defined frequency and providing the resources necessary to achieve them.

•The management of its activities with the aim of preventing injury, accidents, occupational diseases and damage to the environment.

•The definition of rules of conduct, with the relevant sanction-oriented framework, relating to aspects of safeguarding health and safety in the workplace and of the environment (disciplinary rules for Safety and the Environment) that all individuals involved in the business context must comply with.

•The management and monitoring of all the company's activities, including research, design and production with particular focus on the observance of statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to the product, on health and safety in the workplace and on environmental protection and energy saving.

•The attention to human resources, defining tasks and responsibilities and offering information and training aimed at achieving the objectives set within the context of a stimulating work environment that ensures appropriate motivation and involvement.

•The synergy with suppliers to identify and achieve mutually beneficial common goals requiring that contractors that operate on behalf of the company adopt policies for the protection of the health and safety of workers that mirror those of the organization.

•Internal communications between the various levels and departments of the organization with regard to the aspects that relate to the involvement of and provision of information to all members of staff of the organization; external communications to provide adequate responses to third party queries. Note: not to provide external communications concerning its environmental and energy performance if not expressly requested by external parties and in any case with the prior approval of the Direction.

•A Quality, Safety, Environment and Energy Team, ensuring the same full and active support in order to ensure management of the improvement plans.

•A culture of ongoing improvement, both within the organization and with its suppliers.