APR Consultants Corporate Sustainability Statement
APR Consultants Limited is committed to sustainability and encourage other businesses to adopt the ethic through our extensive support of the Rotorua Sustainable Charter Incorporated (for information on the Charter visit www.sustainableNZ.com)
Our Key Social/Environmental Impacts
Like any business operating in the community we have a responsibility to being a ‘good corporate citizen’ and support the community in which we operate. As consultants our main ‘product’ is knowledge which is communicated to clients through a large number of reports we prepare annually. Our client relationships and associated projects require that we travel to many New Zealand destinations as well as hosting meetings and workshops at our offices. The tools of our trade are primarily IT related and we operate in a building with climate control systems (lighting is a very small contributor to our electricity consumption). Like every business we purchase products and services that have the potential to generate both social impacts (e.g. products made with child labour) and environmental impacts (e.g. products that are difficult to divert from landfill). All the above means that our key social and environmental impacts are, in order of importance:
For further information on how we address the above impacts and the key sustainability metrics we measure please view our 2013 sustainability report (see link on left hand side bar).