The Northeast Foods family of bakeries takes seriously its responsibility to protect our environment. This commitment to social responsibility is part of our long-term vision of sustainability through good stewardship of the environment today.
To achieve meaningful success, a business leader must be an environmental leader as well. But that is just the beginning. We have annual environmental audits in each operation performed by the corporate engineering department. We use this information to ensure we are in compliance in all areas of environmental concern. Our goal is to be a leader and to minimize our footprint on the environment.
Our use of resources is guided by four major principles:
Principle #1: Proactively manage solid waste by reducing, reusing, and recycling to conserve our natural resources.
Principle #2: Encourage environmental values and practices by our employees, vendors, and suppliers both at home and in the workplace.
Principle #3: Ensure accountability to laws, rules, regulations, internal policies and procedures through annual self audit reports reviewed by the corporate office and ownership.
Principle #4: Proactive involvement with local, state, and federal environmental authorities as well as industry specific associations to assure our compliance as well as helping develop standards for environmental compliance within our industry.
Northeast Foods believes these efforts will continue to increase efficiency, enhance value, and protect the environment by working together with our employees, business partners, suppliers, and customers.