SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Sustainable Development

Our aim: use our sustainability strategy to create value for the benefit of our business and our stakeholders. The Company is committed to a policy of growth through organic development, acquisition and partnership. In adopting this Policy, the directors recognises the opportunity to develop the business sustainably which creates value for the benefit of our business and shareholders. In being a responsible business, we recognise that as well as facing some risks, we can capitalise on some commercial opportunities which can bring benefit to SYR without damage to the environment.
As manufacturers we are in a unique position to play an active role in working with distributors and end users to demonstrate the benefits of using new innovation and cleaning best practices to support sustainability. Stakeholders are increasingly interested in our ethical and environmental performance and the positive contribution this can make to our business and we accept the responsibility of communicating this clearly and honestly. We also recognise that operating efficiently will contribute cost savings and a positive contribution to profitability.

Governance

Our aim: to be the world’s leading and most profitable business in the sector whilst maintaining the principles adopted in this Corporate Social Responsibility Policy. SYR is committed to the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity in its business activities in the UK and overseas. The directors are committed to implementing effective measures to prevent, monitor and eliminate unethical and illegal practice.
The Company is committed to high standards of corporate governance. The directors are accountable to the Company’s shareholders for good governance, and is committed to ensuring that sound principles of corporate governance are applied throughout SYR in accordance with relevant legislation, the Company’s articles of association and all relevant regulatory requirements.
The Directors of SYR are collectively responsible for the long term success of the company. As such, the directors are the principal decision making forum for the Company and take advice and guidance from the Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chief Executive Officer. The directors approve annual budgets and long term strategic plans and monitor performance against budget and plans. The directors receive and approve annually audited accounts and is responsible for filing these in a timely manner at Companies House.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Our aim: to lead by example through open and public demonstration of SYR’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. The directors have demonstrated forward thinking in initiating the development of this Policy. By doing so it requires the commitment of all staff to make it work. The directors and managers will ensure that implementation of the policy is not onerous as it largely captures a broad range of existing policies, guidance, procedures and practices.