At ACCO Europe, we know that our corporate values are an essential element of continuing success in the marketplace. These values – Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork and Accountability – are vital to the success of our organisation.
Our corporate success is dependent on our reputation with our co-workers and suppliers.
This Supplier Social Responsibility Policy supports our corporate values by providing guidelines to ensure that every ACCO Europe supplier respects human rights, workplace safety and protection of the environment in every community where the supplier operates.
Each of our suppliers is fully responsible for complying with this Social Responsibility Policy within their businesses
ACCO UK Limited is committed to ensuring customer satisfaction across its wide product portfolio. The company understands that its prosperity depends, to a large extent, on developing and maintaining customer confidence by consistently achieving high levels of product and service quality in the supply and manufacturing of office equipment and stationary products.We are able to achieve this quality objective through commitment at all levels tothe following ongoing actions:
Top management will ensure that resources are available to achieve the objectives and requirements of the company, its employees, suppliers, customers and shareholders.
Operating Quality Management Systems within our Head Office, Factories, and Distribution Centre to comply with ISO 9002:1994.
The policy is effectively communicated so that all employees understand the importance of their responsibilities in maintaining the Quality Management Systems in operation.
We provide an organisation structure to promote effective provision of appropriate training and development at all levels to carry out all respective responsibilities.
ACCO UK management takes actions to continually improve performance throughout the organisation by measurement and review of our products, service, processes and management systems. This ensures they are effective, and comply with requirements.
We ensure our products are safe, meet any statutory legislation, customer requirements and the purpose for which they are supplied.
We eliminate all forms of waste to the benefit of the company, our employees and our customers.
We swiftly resolve any short falls in meeting these objectives.
Implementing this policy and overall objectives will ensure the provision of products and service that meets the requirements of our customers, employees and suppliers.
Click here to download our Quality Policy Statement in PDF format
Acco UK Ltd has adopted the Responsible Packaging Code of Practice* for optimising packaging and minimising waste as summarised below:
Application of the Code within ACCO UK Ltd is monitored by approved control systems meeting the requirements of:
Click here to download our Packaging statement in PDF format*The Responsible Packaging Code of Practice has been developed by INCPEN, the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment, is supported by associations representing over 85% of companies in the UK packaging chain and is endorsed by Government departments and LACORS (the Local Authorities Co-ordinators of Regulatory Services. Copies of the full code in detail can be obtained from:ACCO UK LTDOxford HouseOxford RoadAylesbury BucksHP21 8SZTel 01296 397444http://www.accoeurope.comINCPENTenterden House3 Tenterden StreetLondonW1R 9AHTel 01527 501289http://www.incpen.org
ACCO Europe is committed to pursuing continuous improvement in Health and Safety to attain best performing levels. Consistent with this aim is compliance with all legal and company requirements. This aim is entirely consistent with our business goals of high performance in customer service, quality and efficiency.In order to achieve this aim the Company is committed to:-
Each Country and European Business Leader is expected to ensure their operation fully complies with the Company Policy. They are required to develop their own Health and Safety Policy and Procedures to enact these requirements and ensure adequate arrangements are made for the definition of levels of responsibility, its implementation, the monitoring of its effectiveness and revision when necessary.Each employee and contractor will be given information, instruction and training necessary to enable safe working. It is the legal duty of every employee and contractor to take reasonable care for their own safety and for others in their work area. Working safely is a condition of employment.Click here to download our Health & Safety Policy in PDF format
ACCO Europe recognises the importance of protecting the environment.We are committed to continual improvement in our environmental performance and the prevention of pollution and waste through the strategic planning of our business and continually reviewing and improving our activities, products and services.Our Company supplies office products using processes and technologies that have a low potential impact on the environment. However, ACCO Europe is committed to:-
Honouring this policy will enable ACCO Europe operations and its employees, customers and suppliers to make meaningful contributions to the quality of the environment.Click here to download our Environmental Policy in PDF format
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The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive) aims to minimise the impact of electrical and electronic goods on the environment, by increasing re-use and recycling and reducing the amount of WEEE going to landfill. It seeks to achieve this by making producers responsible for financing the collection, treatment, and recovery of waste electrical equipment, and by obliging distributors to allow consumers to return their waste equipment free of charge.
As a producer of Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Acco UK Ltd (Acco) has:
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The EC Directive on Batteries and Accumulators, including Waste Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery for the materials they contain. The UK regulations for labelling and battery composition came into force on 26 September 2008 with requirements for collection and recycling to follow.Having “producer responsibility” under this Directive ACCO UK have registered with a compliance partner and can confirm compliance with the requirements of the Directive.
REACH, the European Union regulation for the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (came into force in 2007) has one key central aim: to protect human health and the environment from the risks arising from the use of chemicals. REACH intends to achieve its goal by requiring business to fully ascertain and make public the risks posed by the use of chemicals.
Under the REACH regulations, ACCO UK has ensured all appropriate products are pre-registered. Close relations will be maintained with the supply chain, to ensure that the implementation of REACH will follow the regulation’s requirements.
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