Guardian will operate in a way that protects the environment and the health and safety of our employees and the public.
Guardian will comply with or exceed all environmental laws and regulations that apply to our activities, and will work to improve environmental performance of our facilities and products.
Guardian and its employees will:
Every employee in every job must know and follow this policy: Success in doing so will be an important factor in performance evaluations. Managers and employees are responsible and accountable for environmental compliance and performance. The Guardian Central Environmental Department will provide assistance and advice to business units and local facilities, will audit and monitor the facilities, and will report to facility and senior management. Employees must communicate openly and truthfully with the Environmental Department.
If you have any doubt about whether any actions of our company, or of an employee or contractor, are appropriate under this policy, contact the Environmental Department or Guardian's General Counsel. If you become aware of any conduct or situation contrary to this policy that is not being corrected promptly, report that conduct or situation to Guardian's General Counsel or another member of Guardian's Legal Department. No employee will be subject to retaliation or other negative consequences for reporting concerns in good faith, and all reports will be treated confidentially to the maximum extent possible consistent with a proper review.
This policy applies to every business and facility operated by Guardian and its subsidiaries and affiliates.
Failure to comply with environmental rules may result in discipline, including termination of employment.