Vaillant group environmental policy statement

Vaillant Industrial UK limited is part of the Vaillant group producing domestic heating appliances for the UK and Benelux markets, and also imports finished products from European sister companies within the Group for warehousing and dispatch from the Belper site. Manufacturing activities on site include a press and paint cell and assembly tracks.

The company is committed to minimising environmental impacts through the setting of objectives and targets, whilst providing resources to support the following aims:

  1. SYSTEMS: development and maintenance of an Environmental Management System according to ISO14001 requirements, to steer improvement through planning, target setting and reviewing performance.
  2. CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT: co-operation with regulatory authorities, customers and suppliers in continually improving our environmental performance.
  3. LEGISLATION: compliance with site specific and general environmental legislation and codes of practice.
  4. POLLUTION PREVENTION: seeking to prevent pollution through incorporating cleaner technologies into business development and setting contingency plans for environmental incidents.
  5. PRODUCT DESIGN: incorporation of environmental considerations into product design.
  6. RESOURCE USE: achieving efficient use of materials and energy in our key operations and processes.
  7. PROCESSES: periodic evaluation of environmental impacts of our business with a view to minimising environmental risk and hazard.
  8. WASTE MANAGEMENT: looking for opportunities to prevent, reduce, reuse and recycle wastes and ensure responsible disposal.
  9. AWARENESS: promotion of an understanding of relevant environmental issues amongst employees, contractors and suppliers and provision of training to encourage environmental protection and good practice.