Environmental commitment

What are Chiltern doing?

Chiltern Environmental commitment

We are committed to minimising the impact of our business on the environment and aim to engage in positive activities that have a lasting benefit on society.

Charitable Partnerships                                     

  • We actively support two charities Hearing Dogs and Wycombe Homeless Connections.
  • We further support ad-hoc charities such as Oxford Children’s Hospital and Bone Cancer Research Trust
  • Fund raising initiatives are encouraged and supported. 3 members of staff took part in the Walk in the Park London to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK and additionally staff have raised funds for Cancer Research UK.
  • We encourage staff to take part in volunteering during the year.
  • Staff supported Crisis over the Xmas period

Our office

  • We actively promote recycling both internally and with our suppliers.
  • We encourage use of digital presentations in client meetings to reduce the need for paper print outs and all staff are encouraged to ‘think-before-you-print’.
  • Where possible, recommendation letters to our clients are sent via email.
  • We have introduced LED lighting to save energy
  • We have changed energy supplier to a renewable energy source.
  • We actively try to reduce the amount of paper used and all correspondence and files are electronically saved and backed-up in secure systems.
  • Computers and monitors are switched off during out of office hours.
  • Fairtrade products are purchased where possible.
  • We print documents on both sides and in black and white where possible
  • General printing on recycled paper
  • We recycle our toner and print cartridges
  • We source recyclable stationery supplies and work with suppliers who use green e-delivery

 

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