Our Environmental Policy
Wester Ross Fisheries Ltd. (WRF) is a well-established producer (formerly Wester Ross Salmon Ltd.) of Atlantic salmon, based in Ardmair on the Northwest coast of Scotland, where it employs 30 full time and 8 seasonal staff at its various sites. This company shall enhance its reputation for the quality of its products, and the service it provides to its customers, through best practice in staff development, husbandry, methodology, environmental protection, and by maintaining certification to the internationally recognised environmental management standard, ISO 14001.
WRF recognises that its daily operations impact upon the environment in various ways and is aware of its responsibility to minimise the potential harmful effects of such actions wherever, and whenever this is possible.
WRF strives to protect our environment through sound management practices and decisions and to achieve continual environmental improvement.
WRF is committed to achieving environmental best performance practice throughout all its activities:
complying with, or exceeding legal requirements, industry codes of practice and customer specifications
accepting responsibility for any harm to the environment caused by company activities, and taking reasonable steps to remedy any such damage
monitoring purchasing practices and internal operations, including energy and transport, to ensure bets use of natural resources and minimal environmental impact
minimising the waste produced in all areas of our business
minimising any environmental impacts of new developments, through the use of the integrated environmental management procedures and planning
continually improving our environmental performance and preventing pollution
designing and maintaining a set of objectives and targets to address environmental risk and opportunities, and to improve performance
seeking to integrate environmental considerations into future business policy decisions
communicating the policy as appropriate to colleagues, staff, customers, suppliers, and any other interested parties and stakeholders
developing management systems to implement and review this policy
ensuring that staff are made aware of environmental issues as part of standard training schemes
review and revise (if required) our environmental statement / policy annually
listened and acting on any suggestions regarding environmental performance made by interested parties (public, visitors & customers)
6 November 2018