Corporate Social Responsibility
Metro Rod is committed to working with each of the communities that we work in. As such, each of our offices is managed on a franchise basis by local people, employing people from within the community.
We aim to provide a service to each local area that is safe, professional and honest and in doing so; play our part in making the local economy a success.
Our teams are always looking to support communities both local and national.
Environment and Sustainability
We believe in sustainable business and strive to make a difference through reducing our carbon footprint, developing our people and innovative investments.
Our key environmental commitments are to:
- Work with utility sector and customers to reduce any wastage
- Reduce our carbon footprint
- Actively promote Reduce, Re-use , Recycle
- Embed sustainability through our supply chain
We have policies on each of the below topics. Should you wish to receive a copy of any of these, we can provide them on request.
- Health and Safety
- Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption
- Anti-Slavery & Anti-Human Trafficking
- Equality Diversity
In addition to this, we have also been externally audited by a leading Utility sector 3rd party certification company (Achilles), which demonstrates the effectiveness of the Quality, Safety and Environmental management systems throughout the business.
Our key achievements: In 2015/16 we achieved 39% reduction in carbon per £m turnover since 2014/15. In 2016 we achieved the Achilles Certified Emissions Measurement & Reduction Scheme (CEMARS), providing an external verification of our Carbon Footprint
Metro Rod is certified under the Achilles UVDB scheme, having achieved 100% in both audits for the 2nd year running in 2016. The audit encompasses all elements of health and safety, quality and environmental performance and arrangements, including that of corporate social responsibility.