Sustainability

The power of endurance


We are committed to building a better world

Sustainability is an integral part of who we are and what we do every single day. We recognise progress involves a balance of environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic growth. We provide work environments, products, services and solutions that make productive and efficient use of resources as we strive to achieve our vision.We believe this commitment supports the enduring success of our customers, shareholders, people and other stakeholders.

WE PUT SUSTAINABILITY INTO ACTION WHEN...

We protect the health and safety of others and ourselves

As a company, we strive to contribute to a global environment in which all people can work safely and live healthy, productive lives, now and in the future. We actively promote health and safety with policies and practical programmes that help individuals safeguard themselves and their colleagues. As employees, we put safety first by creating a work environment to protect the health and safety of others and ourselves. We actively promote safe practices throughout our value chain – from suppliers to end users. We are committed to providing our customers with products and services that are safe and reliable.

We recognise that our people create our enduring success

We understand the importance of our people to Barloworld’s enduring success. We recruit and develop innovative, high-performing people and strategicall plan our workforce needs and profile to implement our strategy and to create an enduring future. We build trust and engagement through open and honest communication and encourage employees to pursue their career aspirations and personal development.

We innovate to make our customers more efficient and productive

We innovate to provide customers with products, services and solutions that improve the sustainability of their operations. We leverage technology and customer insight to improve product performance, and promote remanufacturing to extend product life and make our workplaces more productive, safer and more efficient. We support sustainable solutions that protect and preserve the environment while leading to profitable growth for Barloworld and our customers.

We focus on environmental responsibility and preventing waste

We focus on improving the quality and efficiency of our operations while reducing our environmental impact. We support environmental stewardship by utilising business processes that enable waste prevention, improve quality and promote the efficient use of resources in operations. We are committed to complying with environmental laws and regulations and expect our suppliers to do the same.

We are proactive members of our communities

As individuals and as a company, we contribute significant time and resources to promoting the education, health, welfare and economic stability of the communities in which we operate. We encourage all employees to participate in community activities that promote the common good. We believe that our success should also contribute to the quality of life in, and the prosperity and sustainability of, communities where we work and live.