Sharp New Zealand is committed to reducing the negative impacts of business practice on the environment through internationally accredited and respected processes, which is why we have focused our efforts on ISO accreditations first and foremost.
This accreditation is a group of standards for environmental management that exists to help organizations minimize how their operations (processes, etc.) negatively affect the environment, comply with applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements; and continually improve.
“Creating an environmentally conscious company with sincerity and creativity”.
Sharp aims to become an Environmentally Advanced Company; a company balancing business expansion with environmental preservation, so we're moving forward to thoroughly fulfill our social responsibility through manufacturing and technologies that contribute to the conservation of the global environment.
The Directors, Managers, and staff of Sharp Corporation of New Zealand are committed to protecting the environment and preventing pollution while conducting our business in distribution, technically supporting and servicing our full range of consumer and business technologies.
The company's aims are:
To conduct business in a manner that is environmentally responsible having due regard for the Corporate Environmental Policy, changing community standards and expectations, and to comply with all relevant environmental legislation, regulations, and other compliance obligations that Sharp subscribes to
To monitor and modify Sharp's environmental activities to ensure compliance with changing laws, standards and community attitudes
To conserve resources used by Sharp in the execution of our company's business including the maintenance of an effective energy conservation strategy when it is cost-effective
To achieve ongoing improvement in environmental management and the prevention of pollution
To provide environmental training to relevant staff to ensure proper operation of the Environmental Management System
To implement the environmental policy through the Compliance Management Committee, which will set objectives and targets for environmental matters within Sharp, and provide the resources necessary to support Sharp's environmental policy and its initiatives, including encouraging and reviewing staff recommendations leading to improvements in Sharp's performance
To maintain certification to ISO 14001 and the Sharp Voluntary Product Stewardship Scheme that is accredited and audited by the Ministry for The Environment.