Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2006
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Group CSR framework: Our six core areas of focus

Ethics, values and governance underpin everything George Wimpey does and determines the Group's approach to all aspects of the business. Our CSR framework focuses on six key areas.

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Health and Safety

Priorities:
  • Accident prevention
  • Health and safety management
  • Employee and contractor training
  • Designing for safety
  • Site inspections and audits
  • Engaging with stakeholders
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Environment

Priorities:
  • Environmental management and waste management/ minimisation
  • Land use and remediation
  • Sustainable solutions
  • Employee and contractor training
  • Progression towards zero carbon housing
  • Site inspections and audits
  • Engaging with stakeholders
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Supply Chain Management

Priorities:
  • Open and transparent communication with producers and suppliers
  • Control over specifications and standards
  • Sourcing initiatives (local, regional and national)
  • Fair treatment and prompt payment

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Community

Priorities:
  • Building communities in which people want to live
  • Land regeneration
  • Building with care
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Community consultation
  • Charitable initiatives
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Employees

Priorities:
  • Staff satisfaction
  • Treatment of staff and sub-contractors
  • Training and development
  • Fair pay and benefits
  • Tackling skills shortages
  • Employee consultation
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Customer Care

Priorities:
  • Establishing a customer service culture
  • Customer feedback and satisfaction
  • Fair treatment of customers
  • Quality of build and finish
  • Handling complaints
  • Communicating with customers

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