ESS SUSTAINABILITY COMMITMENT
ESS is committed to fostering and promoting sustainable business principles to our clients and customers. Our associates will lead by example through activities that minimize our impact on the environment by practicing the 3Rs, with a primary focus on reduction. Our programs will include the necessary information to encourage informed choices on both the foods we consume, and the ways we interact with the natural environment. Charitable donations, funding scholarships and bursaries, and active volunteerism by our associates are just some of the ways that ESS re-invests in our community.
ESS sustainability initiatives focus on four key areas:
- Purchasing Initiatives
- ESS in the Community
- Nutrition & Wellness
Minimize our impact on the environment with a primary focus on REDUCTION. Our approach is to bring awareness and education, and, Iimplement best practices where viable, for Waste Management, Water Conservation, Energy Efficiency and Pollution Control.
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Encourage responsible and sustainable practices in our supply chains. Our purchasing initiatives provide food choices which celebrate flavour, affirm cultural traditions and support local communities, and, include local purchasing, Fair trade coffee and sustainable seafood programs.
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Our suppliers take sustainable actions, see how.
ESS in the Community
Support and encourage charitable initiatives and community reinvestment with our associates and partners corporately and locally where we do business.
Nutrition & Wellness
Provide programs and education that foster and promote healthful, productive workplaces and communities for the benefit of our associates and guests. Programs include Balanced Choices,our healthy lifestyles nutrition program, and healthy workplace, rewards and development programs.