11 Oct Axil Integrated Services Sets Standard with Sustainability and Social Value Charter
Launching in the run-up to Recycling Week, Corby based Axil sets out its Sustainability and Social Value Charter which drives responsible decision-making to consider their impact on the planet and the people it sustains.
- Total ste management firm, Axil, unveils their Sustainability and Social Value Charter, emphasising their commitment to positive environmental impacts.
- Axil’s charter highlights its strategic alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, underlining the company’s commitment to global sustainability efforts.
- Noteworthy 2022 milestones include ZERO LTI’s & RIDDORS, 1481 hours of training, 100% employees earning above the living wage, and 1600 tonnes of waste reused.
Axil, a trailblazer in total waste management, introduces their first Sustainability and Social Value Charter.
Since its foundation in 2018, Axil has prioritised investments in people and innovation, evolving into a business at the forefront of re-engineering waste.
This charter is as a testament to Axil’s dedication to fostering positive impacts for employees, customers, suppliers, contractors, communities, and the environment.
From cultivating safer workplaces to engaging with communities around increased reuse, repair, remanufacture and redistribution, this charter encapsulates their commitment to sustainability and social value.
They are driven by responsible decision making that considers their impact. Contributing towards a more efficient, circular economy, whilst supporting change within the waste industry.
Gina Rudkin, Head of Sustainability and Zero Waste, leads the charge in our sustainability journey: “Setting out our desired key sustainability outcomes, the stakeholders they affect and how we will transparently measure our performance against those outcomes is fundamental to ensuring that all functions of our business are working towards a common goal. We’re not just talking commitments; we’re delivering measurable outcomes and communicating our success, setting a benchmark for a sustainable future.”
The charter, which aligns with key principles declared in the ESAs Social Value Charter, anchors itself on Axil’s Sustainability Mission: to operate a resilient business that leaves a lasting positive imprint on the economy, society, and our environment.
With their dedication to customer service excellence and collaborative partnerships, Axil empowers critical industries to elevate their environmental performance, fostering improvement and responsibility at every turn.
The charter further solidifies Axil’s pledge to align its activities with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are within its sphere of influence. The SDGs represent an urgent call to action for all nations, both developed and developing, in a global pact to eradicate poverty, improve health and education, diminish inequality, and stimulate economic growth
Axil has mapped our business activities to 10 SDGs that we can directly impact or those which we can influence through our partnerships.
In 2022, Axil achieved milestones in sustainability and social value including:
- Zero lost time incidents (LTIs) & RIDDORs
- 1481 hours of employee training completed
- 100% of employees earning above the living wage
- 74% staff survey returns
- 22% of roles filled via internal promotions
- 1199 actions through our reward scheme
- 439 hours of employee community support
- Over 1600 tonnes of waste directly reused
- 100% landfill avoidance on our own waste arisings
- 88% of suppliers Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)
Axil invites stakeholders, partners, and the wider community to explore the full Sustainability & Social Value Charter and the visual 2022 Impact Report and join in celebrating a year of remarkable achievements.
Edward Pigg, Managing Director at Axil Integrated Services:
‘We believe in securing a sustainable future through responsible resource management, technological deployment, education, and innovation. We want to do more, with less. With each intervention, we aim to drive towards a more efficient, circular economy.’