Cottonsoft Limited’s Environmental Commitment

Cottonsoft is committed to achieving exemplary environmental performance, both in the operations and actions at Cottonsoft facilities, and through the demands we place on our suppliers.

Cottonsoft commits to:

  • Comply with all relevant local and national environmental legislation and regulations.
  • Continue to review and improve its environmental operations, including waste management, energy management, water management and the management of hazardous substances and other emissions.
  • Ensure its employees are properly trained and aware of their responsibilities and how they can have a positive influence on the company’s environmental performance.

Cottonsoft supplier partners are expected to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued development and improvement in environmental practices of all facilities and operations, including continuous efforts to adopt best practices in reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Operate and source our materials from sustainably managed forests.
  • Is governed by Asia Pulp and Paper’s Forest Conservation Policy.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to conservation of important bio-diverse natural habitats.
  • Actively participate in bettering the communities in which they develop and manufacture products, including operating in full compliance with employment law and all relevant international labour agreements in all dealings with employees and communities they serve.
  • Maintain and publish relevant procurement and commitment to sustainability policies that support responsible purchasing and forestry practices. Maintain healthy and safe work environments that apply industry best practices and meet all local legal requirements.

Cottonsoft operates an environmental management system that incorporates clear targets and objectives that the business works towards. Cottonsoft is committed to regularly reviewing the adequacy of its policy, management system, objectives and targets and updating them accordingly. Cottonsoft will commit to regularly communicate its policies to its employees and supplier partners, as well as support necessary education and training programs to help facilitate compliance with this policy.

Cottonsoft Social Responsibility Statement

Cottonsoft is committed to doing all it can to identify and prevent the practice of modern slavery across its own operations and those of its partners. We proudly hold the PEFC Chain of Custody certification, a demonstration of the thorough due diligence on modern slavery in supply chains that we undertake. This independent certification requires Cottonsoft and its suppliers to demonstrate we are adhering to international conventions which prohibit modern slavery. As part of this commitment and certification, we require all of our suppliers to regularly submit thorough reports about their efforts to prevent modern slavery and ensure adherence to Employee Welfare policies.

If Cottonsoft feels its suppliers are not meeting their commitments to their employees, it collaborates and develops action plans with the supplier to remediate the adverse impacts identified.

Steve Nicholson
Chief Executive Officer
ANZ
August 2019