“These waters and this very special place have supported my family and those around us for centuries. It gives us a lot so we must also give something back so that it will be there for the next generation.” John
We are privileged in being able to operate a very successful company in such amazing surroundings. Though it does place a high responsibility upon us and in particular our duty of care to:
You as our customers
Our employees and the local community
In addition to our environmental and safety polices we have an extensive 5 year plan. In summary the 5 year plan sets its objectives as follows:
Reducing its environmental footprint by 5% in the first year and then 2.5% per year achieving a total of 15%.
Increasing its current carbon offset from 100% to 120% within 5 years and to audit the offset credits.
Promote Ramsey Island for consideration as a statutory Marine Reserve.
To facilitate greater sharing of specific wildlife sightings and records with approved organisations.
To regularly audit our own operation for compliance to voluntary and statutory codes of practice.
To make current codes of practice written company policy.
To invite external audit of our operations and policies.
How we support others
Restricting our current charitable donations of up to £15,000 (per year) and other support to organisations that follow environmental and management best practices.
Increasing donations by £1,000 per year or to a minimum of 1% of turnover.
Community Support & Education
Offer short training schemes for local youngsters.
Increase free or subsidised local educational tickets.
Increase allocation of subsidised tickets for locals who would not or could not normally experience Ramsey Island and the offshore waters.
To review all suppliers and to encourage them to adopt best practices. Where no effort is shown then to seek alternatives.
To invest in and encourage relationships with other business in the locality.