Aston Martin Lagonda has made significant progress towards its target of being a sustainable luxury business, through the promotion of responsible and sustainable economic growth. This commitment has led us to develop an integrated Sustainability Strategy for the Group, covering all aspects of our business, with the environmental performance of the company at its heart.
This environmental policy statement covers every aspect of our company’s operations, whether they are directly or indirectly involved in the design, engineering, manufacture, servicing and restoration of motor cars or the distribution of parts.
We strive for continuous improvement in our environmental performance and the prevention of pollution and waste at source in line with our business objectives, using recognised environmental best practices where ever possible.
Our commitments to the environment and the community are to:
Comply as a minimum with all relevant environmental legislation as well as other environmental requirements, whilst continuing to strive beyond these targets wherever possible.Commit to on-going reductions in energy and resource consumption in the manufacture and operation of our vehicles, and an ongoing reduction in our carbon footprint.Set, monitor and attain all objectives and targets for managing our environmental performance, to ensure strict control over the environmental aspects of all products, processes and facilities.Minimise the impact of Aston Martin activities, products and services through effective waste management.Give due consideration to environmental issues and energy performance in acquisition, design, refurbishment, location and use of buildings.Promote sustainable product design and construction with consideration from a life cycle perspective, using low carbon and renewable energy resources wherever possible.Operate and maintain an environmental system in line with ISO14001:2015Communicate internally and externally our environmental policy, working with our employees, suppliers and partners to promote improved environmental performance and encourage feedback.
This policy statement represents our general position on environmental issues, and the policies and practices we will apply in conducting our business.
This policy statement will be reviewed each year by the Aston Martin Environmental Department.
Dr Andrew Palmer CMG
President and Chief Executive Officer - March 2018