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Environmental Policy

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The Environmental Policy was adopted by the board of directors of Morneau Shepell Inc. effective March 6, 2019.

Purpose

As a company with a purpose focused on improving the well-being of people, we are mindful of our responsibility to the ecological well-being of the planet on which we all live. Through our commitment to environmental stewardship and innovation, our employees work together to manage and creatively reduce our footprint, embrace new opportunities for conservation and embed sustainability practices into our business strategy and everything we do.

Scope

Our Environmental Policy involves:

  • Understanding the environmental impacts of our activities and operations and taking proactive steps to minimize our impact on the environment
  • Obeying all applicable environmental regulatory requirements in the jurisdictions where we have a presence
  • Implementing waste management and minimization strategies and programs to reduce, re-use and recycle the waste we generate
  • Increasing employees’ environmental awareness through stewardship and conservation programs
  • Promoting the responsible use of business travel to manage and minimize our carbon footprint through the utilization of virtual meeting tools and technologies  
  • Developing and adopting a sustainable procurement program and supporting standards to apply across our supply chain
  • Measuring and reporting our environmental performance through our corporate social responsibility reporting program
  • Driving continuous improvement in our environmental performance by identifying key performance indicators and tracking our progress against objectives and targets

Accountability and Governance

All Morneau Shepell employees are expected to support the commitments set forth in this policy. The Executive Vice-President and Chief Client Officer have ownership of managing our environmental impact in a responsible manner, including responsibility for the implementation of the initiatives outlined in this Policy. This Policy will be reviewed on a regular basis to evaluate continued relevance, monitor compliance and measure progress.