Social Value Policy 062

 

Glemnet Ltd is committed to delivering, measuring, and maintaining the social values we create for the communities we work within, both as an employer and a service provider.

This policy outlines our commitment towards managing the social value our organisation is creating, working with our staff & suppliers to promote, influence, train, explore and advise to deliver maximum benefit for the communities in which we work.

Responsibilities

All employees, and third parties are responsible for ensuring that this policy is adhered to in accordance with our shared values.

Through collaboration with our supply chain and staff we are committed to the following principals: 

1. Environmental impact (in conjunction with our Carbon Reduction Policy)

We have identified the key aspects where we have a negative impact on the environment, namely: heating and cooling, travel to clients, on site servers, paper use & delivery of hardware. Since 2018 we have implemented projects to reduce this impact and have a policy in place to measure and further reduce these impacts.

2. Employment & Skills

Enabling local people to obtain work experience & skills required to work in the technology sector. Working with local education to offer work placements, apprenticeship schemes and additional courses for incumbent staff. Working with local schools to deliver talks / advice on career opportunities in the technology sector (alongside Federation of Small Businesses). Ensuring our employees are offered additional training & skills for personal development for the future. Skills Matrix is used to monitor progress. Supporting staff with mental health and wellbeing. Offering hybrid working & job share to encourage skilled local labour back into the workplace. To encourage & support applications from disabled and disadvantaged groups, offering flexibility where possible.

3. Community Engagement & Local Business / Economy

We want to involve and empower the community to recover from Covid-19 and assist with bringing members of the community together to enhance the community with work & live in. 90% of Glemnet staff live in the local community and are encouraged to engage with local projects which the company will also support. We will continue to promote and commit to the following initiatives:


• Encourage & support staff carrying out volunteering activities that deliver benefits to local communities, both with charities and local education/training providers.
• Provide financial & practical support to local sports clubs to ensure continuation of sports offered locally. Encouraging staff to join local clubs & assist financial with membership costs.
• Supporting staff with health and wellbeing and managing stress/anxiety in the workplace.
• Commitment to procure goods & services locally, where possible.
• Continue to have an office presence locally to ensure support and provide work/support to local businesses.
• Engage with the local community ensure collaboration with social projects in the area & assist financially with improvement with the environment.]

 

4. Governance, Measurement & Reporting

Maintaining & measuring the delivery of this policy and ensuring our commitment to health, safety, and wellbeing of staff along with environmental & social value objectives are being met.

To annually review supplier contracts to ensure compliance with legislation & evidence that modern slavery and cyber security risks are mitigated through on-going supply chains.

 

 

This policy and the actions arising from it will be annually reviewed as part of the business planning process which involves Glemnet’s senior leadership and management teams.

The latest version of this policy document dated 10/01/2022 is available to all employees of Glemnet Ltd in SharePoint and published on our website. This policy document was approved by Glemnet Ltd.’s Board of Directors and is issued by the Managing Director on a version-controlled basis.

Name of Managing Director: Neil Linter

Dated: 10.01.2022

Version 1

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