ISO 14001 – Environmental Management

Environment and Sustainability Policy Statement

BAKO North Western shall manage, montior and improve its environmental performance through the implementation of the international Environmental Management System Standard ISO 14001, and is fully committed to the responsible use of energy, water and other resources. The company aims to minimise any negative impacts on the environment, while maintaining operational goals and high levels of service for internal and external stakeholders.

BAKO North Western is committed to continuous improvement in environmental performance and achieving best practice wherever possible, in line with all relevant environmental, legislative and other requirements.

BAKO North Western shall provide senior management commitment, an appropriate management structure and cost-effective resources to achieve the highest environmental standards possible, thus contributing to continuous improvement and long term sustainability. This shall be achieved as follows:

  • Reducing the use of natural resources and emissions of carbon dioxide.
  • Minimising waste production and reducing the environmental consequences of waste through the waste hierarchy and implementation of reduce, re-use and re-cycle principles.
  • Avoiding or limiting, wherever practical, the use of environmentally damaging substances, materials and processes.
  • Preventing pollution where possible and reducing pollution through the responsible management of hazardous waste.
  • Minimising any adverse environmental impact of new development.
  • Communicating with the outside community regarding environmental performance and best practice.

The Company has set the following targets:

  • Reduce diesel consumption by 2% per annum for 3 years
  • Reduce £ of food disposed of by 2% per annum for 3 years

To view a full version of the BAKO North Western Environmental Policy, please click here

This policy shall be made available to staff, customers and the public and shall form part of the Company's campaign to promote awareness and understanding of environmental issues.

Some of the initiatives we have implemented across the business include:

  • Collecting rainwater to wash our wagons
  • Recycling various materials
  • Centralising print functions
  • Using economical fleet vehicles
  • Using recycled copier paper
  • Using energy saving lighting in various areas of the business

To view a copy of BAKO North Westerns’ ISO 14001 certificate, please click here

Quality and Support

We are committed to providing the highest quality standards for our food industry partners. BAKO North Western is accredited to:

  • BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution
  • ISO 9001 Quality Management
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management

All manufacturers are subject to our comprehensive supplier approval process before being accepted to supply into our warehouse.

To view a copy of BAKO North Westerns’ Quality Policy, please click here.

To view a copy of BAKO North Westerns’ Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy, please click here.

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