Leeds - Values and Responsibilities

Veolia leeds Values & Responsibilities

Delivering value for Leeds residents and stakeholders through sustainable waste management solutions

Veolia is committed to operating in a responsible and sustainable manner, creating value for our stakeholders and delivering successful and sustainable waste management solutions.

At Veolia we promote reduction, reuse and recycling, and support Energy Recovery both as a means to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels and to cut greenhouse gases.

Equally, we promote the use of leading edge alternative waste treatment methods and technologically advanced solutions.

We endeavour to protect and care for the welfare and development of our employees, the environment, our customers and the local communities in which we operate. Our aim is to be transparent in every area of our business. To this end we ensure that we comply with legal requirements and conduct our activities fairly and with integrity.

We will provide a safe and supportive environment for all our employees and strive for outstanding health and safety performance.

We encourage personal development, provide many exciting opportunities for career development and actively encourage our employees to become involved in both local community and national initiatives.

Our values sit alongside the Veolia groups ethics, commitments and values:

Respect for the Law

  • Ongoing vigilance to changing legislative requirements.

  • Monitoring societal standards and adapting to change.

Honesty and Integrity

  • Fostering employee loyalty.
  • Discretion and confidentiality regarding customer and company information.
  • Conflict-of-interest management.
  • Transparency and accuracy of published information.
  • Compliance with best business standards in terms of corporate governance.

Social Responsibility

  • Respecting national and international standards.
  • Ensuring employee training, protection and career development, notably via Veolia Environnement’s training and development centre.
  • Implementing actions aimed at improving the life of local communities.
  • Communicating activities eg: human resources reporting and recording of human resources initiatives.

Risk Management

  • Striving for outstanding health and safety performance in the work place.
  • Identifying and limiting industrial and environmental on-site risks.
  • Implementing actions aimed at improving the life of local communities.
  • Increased monitoring of installations in respect of public health issues, with the addition of major Research & Development efforts.