R L Surveys Ltd recently received the
STEM blue level certification, an environmental accreditation where
businesses must put in place an environmental management system.
The STEM (Steps to Environmental
Management) accreditation confirms the green credentials of R L Surveys and
their commitment to the environment.
Businesses benefit from attaining
certification by reducing environmental costs through removing
inefficiencies and it also helps prepare businesses for attaining the Carbon
Trust Standard, BS 8555 or ISO 14001.
The accreditation scheme is run
by Kent County Council and involves attending workshops and using their online
resources like the webinar. In order to achieve the Blue
level of STEM, R L Surveys had to prove;
• Top level management
commitment to the environmental policy.
• Completion of a baseline environmental assessment.
• Identification of significant environmental impacts.
• Complete a draft Environmental Policy.
• Collate environmental performance data.
R L Surveys Ltds Survey Director,
Mike Holiday, attended the workshop and completed the necessary work in order
to attain the certification. Mike said 'R L Surveys are committed to
providing services that are environmentally responsible. Our
customers can be sure that when they use our services, they will have the
minimum environmental impact possible.'