Cochran are committed to increasing the sustainability of our business and that of our customers, and recognise our responsibilities towards the environment, the communities in which we operate and the people in our workplaces. Our sustainability objectives include:-
Our business: Using our expertise to provide innovative solutions to meet our customers’ needs
Our environment: Leading as an accountable Company working with our customers and suppliers to minimise our impact on the environment
Our communities: Being a positive influence in the communities in which we work and live
Our workplaces: Maintaining a professionally challenging, respectful and safe workplace for all Cochran employees, associates and business partners
Cochran Ltd comprises people who share our core values of respect, accountability, passion, integrity and delivery. These values give us a strong foundation on which we base our decisions, drive innovation and actively manage our operations across the globe. We aim to do what is right, what is best and what is fair, while delivering value to our customers and maintaining a strong and viable business.
In accordance with national and international commitments on climate change, we endeavour to continuously reduce the carbon intensity of our business, implement initiatives to cut our carbon emissions and improve the sustainability of our operations, and help our customers to do the same. We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint worldwide.
Our boiler products are designed to provide users with energy efficient, safe, environmentally friendly and cost-effective solutions. Our technical expertise and the application of our products and services are key to maximising the benefits of the products we supply. These benefits include improved boiler efficiency, improved energy efficiency of plant processes, reduced consumption of water and emissions, all of which have a significant and positive impact on the environment.
A Cochran team meets throughout the year to determine its donations to registered charities in the UK, focusing on social services (for the less advantaged, disabled or abused), education, healthcare, arts and the environment. In addition, Cochran also donates to charities and social organisations.
People are the core of every business and we have high expectations of performance from our people. We continue to support our employees though training and development, so that they can grow professionally and meet the evolving challenges of our industry. Our Cochran Group Management Code protects our reputation by requiring fairness, honesty and transparency in everything we do.
We expect everyone within the Group to meet the standards set out in our Code to:-
– Comply with laws, regulations and Group standards
– Reject bribery and corruption
– Conduct business in a fair manner
– Treat customers fairly
– Maintain confidentiality of information
– Report with accuracy and honesty
– Act responsibly towards our people, communities and the environment
The Group is fully committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and maintains a working environment free from discrimination, victimisation, and harassment or bullying. We ensure that all applicants and employees receive equal treatment during their recruitment, transfer, promotion and training, and in the assessment of salary and benefits irrespective of sex, race, gender reassignment, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy or maternity, marriage or civil partnership status.
The health and safety of our employees is paramount. We recognise our responsibilities to ensure the well-being and safety of our employees and to maintain a safe environment for visitors and subcontractors while they are on Company premises. We obey the Health and Safety regulations of each country in which we operate and set high standards across the Group.
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