Thompsons, as a leading marketer of high quality, innovative, professional user products, is committed to conducting its business in a manner, which prevents pollution, and protects and improves our environment.
We believe that consumers have a right to accurate, balanced and factual information on how products, packaging and production impact the environment. To that end, we will provide such information without exaggeration to help consumers make well-informed decisions about the use of our products or those of our competitors.
We will always act responsibly to safeguard the health and safety of our employees and the communities in which we operate, by employing safe and understood technologies.
We will continuously update our manufacturing, packaging and products, by using best available technology.
To the greatest degree possible we will utilise recycled and recyclable materials for our product packaging.
We will act responsibly in the use of our natural resources, conserving these resources through efficient use and environmentally conscientious planning, maximising the energy efficiency of the products we produce and market.
We will actively participate in the legislative process by supporting, through the means available to us, those efforts that are well conceived and in the best interest of protecting health and the environment. Accordingly, we will comply with relevant environmental legislation and regulations, along with the requirements of our parent company.
We will encourage our suppliers and customers to consider the environmental implications of their business and the effects on them of environmental issues. Where possible, we will trade only with companies who can demonstrate a responsible attitude to environmental issues.
We will seek to minimise environmental impacts in the development and marketing of products, and in the construction and operation of company facilities.
We will evaluate and minimise potential adverse environmental impacts associated with our products, facilities and operations, thus achieving continuous improvement.
The company's environmental objectives are published to the employees and made available to the public on request, by application to the Technical and Regulatory Affairs Manager, at the address shown below.
The companyís environmental policy given above is displayed on the premises. It forms an integral part of the companyís environmental management manual, and is available to the public on request.
Thompsonís, Thorncliffe Park, Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35 2YP