As a responsible retailer we believe that the long-term future of the company is best served by respecting the interests of customers, suppliers, employees and the wider community. We look actively for opportunities to improve the environment and to contribute to the well-being of the communities in which we trade.
This means that we’ll take all reasonable steps to manage our operations so that we minimise our environmental impact and promote good practice. This includes improving our energy efficiency, minimising packaging and reducing water usage, waste disposal and air emissions.
We conduct our business relationships with integrity and courtesy, and honour our trading commitments. We aim to build long-term relationships with suppliers, including nurturing and supporting smaller suppliers. We also support Irish manufacturers, producers and suppliers where we can. We are committed to dealing fairly with our suppliers and selling responsibly sourced, quality products. We only stock products which have evidence based in effectiveness.
We build relationships with our customers and local communities. We encourage employees to consider the needs of others and involve themselves in making a real and practical difference to the communities where we do business.
It means we will provide worthwhile and satisfying employment in a successful business.
All our employees, suppliers and contractors have a valuable part to play in implementing our policy within their day to day activities. Keeping environmental considerations, alongside other important business considerations such as safety, quality and value, at the heart of what we do, will ensure we conduct our operations in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.