GPE Electrical & Communications Contractor Pty Ltd and GPEHV referenced as GPE will carry out its operations profitably and efficiently whilst maintaining high environmental standards in all activities by operating in a manner which minimizes impacts to the environment, employees and the community and which recognizes the importance of maintaining the integrity of heritage, conservation and environmental values.
At all stages, GPE objectives are to actively monitor the natural environment and to implement technically sound and viable protection measures wherever potential impacts are identified.
Specifically, GPE will:
- Manage environment related activities in a manner consistent with balanced economic development and regarding reasonable community exceptions.
- Comply with applicable laws, regulations and standards.
- Strive to continually improve to reduce pollution and the carbon footprint of the business operations.
- Develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive environmental management program dealing with potential environmental impacts and mitigation of these impacts.
- Implement the most viable and applicable to technology for the operation and actively expand this knowledge.
- Provide adequate training for site personnel to encourage individual environmental responsibility and ownership of the company environmental policy.
- Monitor the environment in each area of operation and use all available information in determining and addressing area of potential impact.
- Identify and continually improve environmental impacts accounted for by business operations.
- Effectively always respond to actual or potential impacts in a timely and responsible manner and to have safeguards and contingency plans in place.
- Co-operate and communicate with the broad community in the development of environmental programs that are relevant, feasible, scientifically sound and economic.
- Take a proactive approach to environmental issues by adequately planning for future developments and associated restoration.
GPE recognises the association between sound environmental practices and effective and profitable operations.
Environmental management is an integral part of all operations in our business.
Download a copy of the policy – GPE – Environmental Policy Statement