chapter  13
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Environmental and international considerations

Every company’s activities have an effect on the environment. Many companies – especially larger ones – have a corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability policy, which includes overarching aims in respect of a variety of environmental factors. Typically, these aims include:

Xu complying with environmental legislation, and relevant standards and codes of practice; Xu improving the organisation’s environmental

performance; Xu preventing or, if not possible, minimising pollution; Xu maximising energy efficiency; Xu conserving resources; Xu improving recycling activities and diverting waste

from landfill; and Xu increasing environmental awareness among

employees.