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At GP Shipping we understand the importance of ensuring a continued strong Corporate Responsibility Strategy. No organisation can simply 'designate responsibility', and at GP Shipping we make it clear to all our employees that they must play and equal part in understanding, following, questioning and reviewing our CRS.
This ensures that together, and with our partners and customers we can move forward with strength and confidence and remain focused on achieving our goals in the correct manner.
Ethical Working Practices
We ensure that no matter what task is being carried out and in whatever location and country that all our staff work to and fully understand Group Policy. Furthermore we ensure that all our staff respect the working practices of others. It is with the combined commitment of our customers and our network of partners that we are able to work together with a total understanding, and respect for local working practices through honesty and communication we develop trust and mutual respect.
GP Shipping continuously define, document, and evaluate its processes and demonstrate its responsibilities, involvement and commitment for the fulfilment of customers' needs and requirements by:
- consistently meeting or exceeding the expectations of the Client
- providing services that meet and comply with applicable statutory/regulatory requirements
- setting quantifiable aims and objectives
- putting in place plans to ensure that the aims and objectives are improved upon through KPI'S
We employ a full time quality and performance manager to ensure systems are applied affectively, monitored and reviewed.
GP Shipping is committed to protecting the environment. In keeping with this policy, our objective is to reduce waste and the consumption of resources. The protection of the environment is everyone's responsibility and all employees are expected to understand and adhere to our environmental policy. GP Shipping actively work to lower the Company carbon footprint and work in partnership with employees, customers stakeholders and communities to achieve wider environmental objectives and remain committed to a long term sustainable environment developed through effective waste management and recycling practices.
GP Shipping recognises that it has a responsibility to achieve the highest standards of Health & Safety for all employees, sub-contractors and visitors. The Company has a commitment not only to comply with statutory requirements and current legislation but to the effective management and continuous improvement of Health & Safety throughout all aspects of work carried out by the Company. The Company adheres to the Working Time Directive for employees and takes every precaution to ensure that fatigue levels are monitored to ensure employees that are at 'high risk' are managed safely and effectively.
The Company is committed to the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity in its business in the UK and overseas. This policy outlines the Company's position on preventing and prohibiting bribery, in accordance with the Bribery Act 2010. The Company will not tolerate any form of bribery by, or of, its employees, agents or consultants or any person or body acting on its behalf. Senior management is committed to implementing effective measures to prevent, monitor and eliminate bribery.