Environment and Sustainable Development
Since its foundation, Dietsmann has never received a Notice of Violation for environmental issues and no resulting monetary or other sanctions for non-compliance. The operation and maintenance activities carried out by Dietsmann for our clients continue to be conducted in the most environmentally sustainable manner to reduce any damage to the local ecosystems.
All of our offices have active, ongoing recycling programmes and many offices contribute recycled materials to their communities. Sustainable development is at the core of Dietsmann’s sustainability policy to further economic growth, ecological equilibrium, and social progress. Dietsmann’s commitment to sustainable development has always been an important and natural part of our culture. The Group strives to deliver the best possible outcomes for our clients and society at large, supporting the needs of today’s world while protecting the resources of future generations.
Reducing our carbon footprint
Contributing to the global Group objective to reduce the CO2 emissions resulting from Dietsmann’s activities, a three-year project was set up in 2010. The objective of the project is to evaluate measure and make significant reductions in CO2 emissions from 2011 to 2013. The project’s first step involves a survey conducted in all Dietsmann subsidiaries, aiming to bring together initial measurements. The survey is evaluating, prioritizing and measuring emissions contributing to the greenhouse effect. One of the major sources of our carbon footprint is of course the use of company vehicles. Measuring the CO2 emissions currently produced by our fleet was a key component of the first survey. A second survey conducted at all sites was aimed at defining a set of rules for driving that will minimize the impact of vehicle use on the environment and increase drivers’ awareness of the issue. The rules are being included in a new driving code to encourage ‘eco-driving’.