Corporate Social Responsibility
In Cornelius, we practice the following policies to ensure that we offer a rich environment for our employees, we support the local community, we manage our supply chain to the highest standards of safety and quality that we minimize impact on the environment whenever possible and finally that we work with our partners in accordance with ethical business standards and the most important.
View the projects Cornelius delivered as part of our CSR Charter
Dr Neville Prior
CEO, Cornelius Group plc
"We believe that we can truly make a difference. We can ensure that we minimise our effect on the climate. We can help our local communities through supporting local initiatives, businesses and charities. We can ensure that our suppliers have a similar outlook, and hence our reach extends beyond the shores of the UK, and we can ensure that our employees feel valued and secure."
"In our own way, we can contribute to making our planet better, whilst still bringing innovation, quality and service to our customers and partners. It is truly our aim to make that difference."
We provide a fair wage to all Cornelius employees.
We provide a safe and secure working environment, free from danger, bullying and harassment.
We listen to all our employees (annual satisfaction surveys and suggestion forums).
We respect all employment laws and provide equal opportunities to all employees.
We support local schools through Trusteeship, Governorship and work experience.
We support local charities and the ambitions of our employees involved in charity projects.
We support local businesses via MAS-East Chairmanship.
We support local universities via workshops, guest lecturing and mentoring.
We operate to the standards of ISO 9001, SA8000 and Responsible Care.
We work with suppliers adhering to high standards of employment, health and safety and environmental practices.
We audit or assess all suppliers to ensure adherence to Cornelius Supply Chain standards.
We work with customers and suppliers to support their own CSR practices where applicable.
We look to reduce per capita energy consumption.
We invest in efficient technologies as opportunities arise.
We comprehensively monitor our environmental impact at manufacturing sites.
All Cornelius sites provide facilities for preventing escape of our materials into the environment.
We recycle where it is possible.
Other Business Stakeholders and Practices
We adhere to ethical practices.
We will not tolerate bribery of any kind within our organisation, or in our business methods.
We deal fairly, openly and honestly with our banks, auditors, insurance providers, Government bodies etc.
We honour contractual terms where legal and fair.