GFL - Sustainability

For GFL, Sustainability goes much beyond Economic, Legal or Regulatory purposes. It is a way through which we create enduring value for our customers, stakeholders and society at large, and become part of resolving the most unyielding causes through awareness & engagement programs. The Company is committed to mitigate the social and ecological impact of its business and aims to follow and promote sustainable business practices and co-create sustainable business value for its stakeholders.

The Company measures the impact of its business operations through 3 key pillars of Sustainability, namely People, Planet & Profit. Hence it makes continuous efforts to optimize efficiency across the environmental, social and governance framework. It encourages involvement from all stakeholders & ensures that sustainable framework policies are well communicated, implemented, monitored and reviewed on regular basis.

Our Commitment

Social Accountability Commitment
  • Generating awareness about sustainability among associates, customers, investors and society
  • Ensuring a safe and motivated work environment for associates
  • Fostering a climate of social responsibility and volunteering
Environment
  • Resource optimization of energy & water to reduce carbon emissions & wastage
  • Compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene for all employees at workplace
  • Set, monitor and review environmental targets on a regular basis towards achieving continuous improvement
Stakeholder Engagement
  • De-risking and mitigating climate-change risk
  • Co-creating sustainable business value for our clients, customers, investors and other stakeholders
  • Leveraging industry best practices to help achievestakeholder sustainability goals
  • Engaging with other organizations and industry associations to actively advocate for positive change in the various sectors we operate in
  • Integrating Sustainability as an integral part of our business strategy
  • Maintaining accountability and transparency in our sustainability management system
  • Continually improving our sustainability performance
Read our sustainability report 2019

Resources

Memberships

Corporate Sustainability Policies

Guiding Principles for Human Resources
Management in GFL

Corporate Social Accountability Policy

Corportate Integrated Management System Policy

Policy on Sustainable Procurement

Responsible Sales & Marketing

Fair Business Practice