Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
ALGART Media aims to be recognised as an organisation that is transparent and ethical in all its dealings as well as making a positive contribution to the community in which it operates. It is committed to the following core values in all aspects of its work, including the fulfillment of its social responsibility:
- Clear direction and strong leadership
- Customer focus
- Respect for people
- Open communication
- Working to deliver best value
- Openness and transparency
- Development of positive working relationships with others
- Commitment to the highest ethical standards of service
- Valuing and harnessing the diversity of ALGART Media staff
ALGART Media will seek to achieve corporate and social objectives by focusing on five strategic areas:
Equal Opportunities — maintaining and promoting our commitment to the fulfillment of equal opportunities within the ALGART Media group.
Workplace – addressing the needs and aspirations of staff through the continuing development of diversity, work-life balance and health and well-being policies and initiatives.
Community Impact – encouraging and assisting staff to greater involvement in team/individual projects in support of the wider community.
Environment – further developing environmental management practices that minimise waste and maximise efficiencies.
Good Relations – ALGART Media is committed to building and maintaining good relations which is implemented through our Guiding Principles.
ALGART Media recognises that we must integrate our business values and operations to meet the expectations of our stakeholders. They include customers, employees, suppliers, the community and the environment.
We recognise that our social, economic and environmental responsibilities to these stakeholders are integral to business. We aim to demonstrate these responsibilities through our actions and within our corporate policies.
We take seriously all feedback, complaints and compliments that we receive from our stakeholders and, where possible.
ALGART Media will, where reasonable, make the necessary resources available to realise our corporate responsibilities. The responsibility for delivery lies with all employees.
We shall be open and honest in communicating our policies, strategies, targets, performance and governance to our stakeholders in our continual commitment to sustainable development.
We shall strive to improve our environmental performance through implementation of sustainable development and environmental policies.
We shall ensure a high level of business performance while minimising and effectively managing risk.
We shall encourage dialogue with local communities for mutual benefit.
We will record and resolve customer complaints in accordance with our published standards of service.
We shall encourage our employees to help local community organisations and activities.
We shall operate an equal opportunities policy for all present and potential future employees.
We will offer our employees clear and fair terms of employment and provide resources to enable their continued development.
We shall maintain forums for employee consultation and business involvement.
We shall provide safeguards to ensure that all employees are treated with respect and without sexual, physical or mental harassment.
We shall provide, and strive to maintain, a clean, healthy and safe working environment.
We shall uphold the values of honesty, partnership and fairness in our relationships with stakeholders.
Contracts with suppliers will clearly set out the agreed terms, conditions and the basis of our relationship
CSR activity undertaken by ALGART Media staff will be reported to the Management Board on a regular (at least annual) basis