About Us Environmental Policy

Hindwoods is a leading firm of Chartered Surveyors and Property Advisers providing comprehensive coverage throughout South London and Kent. We deal with all types of commercial and residential property with specialist agency, management and professional departments. We are able to provide a complete range of property related solutions to owners, occupiers, investors, lenders and developers throughout the region.

We do recognise however that in pursuing our corporate objectives, we have environmental and social responsibilities towards the community in which we do business.

We are committed to the conservation and improvement of the environment and to minimising the environmental impacts arising from our activities. We will manage our operations in ways that are sustainable and economically feasible. This Policy Statement sets out the company aims and objectives for running a sustainable business and we aim to:

  • Adopt and promote sound environmental management policies and practices throughout the company
  • Comply with the requirements of relevant legislation and adopt good practice
  • Make efficient use of energy by switching heating, lighting and office equipment off when not in use and enabling energy saving features, timers and temperature controls
  • Promote environmentally responsible procurement of goods and services, by  considering the environmental impact of purchases throughout their whole life
  • Use available technologies for communication and meetings in order to minimise unnecessary travelling and printing of paperwork
  • Plan our travel ahead of time and utilise public transport as much as possible, particularly inCentral London
  • Minimise the amount of printing that we do and maximise the use of electronic information sharing
  • Exploit online platforms for the marketing of our business to reduce the printing of marketing materials 
  • Minimise waste generation as far as is practicable and to reuse or recycle as much waste as possible, including paper and ink cartridges
  • Prevent and minimise pollution from our operational activities
  • Raise awareness with staff and customers of the company’s commitment to reducing our environmental impact and to promote good practice
  • Use our professional expertise to advise clients on energy efficiency and sustainability where we can

The main responsibility for implementation of this policy lies with the Board of Directors and all co-workers are responsible for ensuring compliance with this policy within their own area of work.