The DOF Group is committed to ensuring that its activities shall have minimal impact upon the environment.
Responsibility & Application:
All DOF Group employees and subcontractors have an individual responsibility to ensure that they and their colleagues cooperate with the Group to achieve its environmental objectives. This Policy applies to all DOF business units and operations.
All individuals have a responsibility within the DOF Group towards the environment as outlined in the DOF Group policy. All personnel must complete the Environmental Awareness E-Learning module to gain a greater understanding of individual roles and responsibilities.
DOF Group’s Environmental Management System
The Environmental Management System (EMS) takes into account industry bodies, guidelines, codes of practice and best practice techniques at local, regional, national and international levels.
Project / Activity Environmental Management Plan
In certain cases, it may be necessary for activity-specific or project- specific environmental management plans to be constructed. The content will be defined by specific factors such as client requirements, project work scope, ecological/social factors and local legislative / statutory requirements.
There are a number of principles used by DOF Group to help frame our approach and commitment to the management of the environment in which we work:
• Sustainable Operations
• Polluter Pays Principle
• Precautionary Principle
• Duty of Care
Environmental Hazards & Risk Management
The DOF Group has a series of systems to identify foreseeable hazards and risks for Group activities. "As Low As Reasonably Practicable" (ALARP) is the tolerated level of environmental risk. Environmental impact is included in project risk assessment where there is an obvious potential for impact to the environment.
DOF & the Carbon Disclosure Project
Carbon Disclosure Project scores DOF Group a “99 B” for 2014 reporting
Defining and measuring environmental sustainability risks associated with business operations is an important activity for the DOF Group. Participating among 260 Nordic companies in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), DOF has been scored an exceptional “99 B” for the reporting year of 2014. This rating places DOF within the Nordic Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), amongst the top 10% of 260 Nordic companies with publicly disclosed ratings. The 2015 result is a clear statement of the Company’s commitment and the DOF Group will continue to develop the reporting routines, accuracy in reporting and target setting to improve further in the coming years.
The DOF Group reports annually to the CDP at the request of investors.
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information.
DOF ASA annually reports the total CO2 emitted by the company, and also our mitigating measures and actions.
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