MYTILINEOS HOLDINGS | 2016 Sustainability Report - page 20-21

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MYTILINEOS HOLDINGS - SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
2016
Key issues & expectations of METKA’s Stakeholders,
as recorded during the online consultation on
corporate responsibility issues carried out by the
company in 2015.
Response
Upgrade of the ISO 9001 certification according to the new edition
of the standard.
In early 2018 METKA will be certified in accordance with the revised
ISO9001:2015 standard, when its current ISO9001:2008 certification
expires.
Establishment of a process to reward the submission of proposals
by employees, regarding the optimisation of the company’s
processes and efficiency.
The company is in the process of considering these specific requests.
Grants provision to the students with financial difficulties.
METKA’s engagement in sponsorships and actions regarding
research/innovation in areas related to the company's activities.
Key issues & expectations of METKA’s Stakeholders,
as recorded during the online consultation on
corporate responsibility issues carried out by the
company in 2015.
Response
Suppliers’ assessment regarding to the environmental protection.
Suppliers / subcontractors and other business partners should,
as a minimum, have in place an ISO14001-certified environmental
management system.
METKA’s Suppliers are checked for compliance with the environmental
laws.
All of METKA’s key Suppliers have in place a certified Environmental
Management System. Additionally, the new business partners in
METKA’s supply chain that do not have an environmental management
system in place must adopt and observe the guidelines of METKA’s
Suppliers / Subcontractors Code of Conduct.
Personnel training in environmental awareness and the
management of natural resources.
The environmental issues are part of the initial/basic training received
by every METKA employee. Additionally, briefings and training sessions
on Environmental issues are regularly held for personnel.
Personnel (engineers / technicians) training in applied technologies
related to the company’s projects.
In order to familiarise METKA’s technical personnel modern technology
requirements and with the strict quality standards applied in the
execution of projects, during 2016 a team of Engineers (Mechanical
/ Electrical Engineers and Automation Engineers) were trained at the
General Electric facilities in Houston, Texas. The purpose of this training
was to adequately prepare this personnel for staffing a Fast-Track Open
Cycle Power Plant, in connection with projects that are currently in
progress or which the Company may bid for in the future.
Subcontractors’ assessment for compliance with safety rules
and regulations. All subcontractors and suppliers should employ
similar practices and should, as a minimum, have in place an
OHSAS 18001 (ISO 45001) certified Occupational Health & Safety
Management System.
All of METKA’s Subcontractors adhere strictly to the Occupational Health
& Safety Management System (OHSMS) produced by METKA for each
Project / Construction Site.
TheSubcontractors’compliancewiththeOHSMS isconstantlysupervised
on a daily basis, by the personnel of each project’s Occupational Health
& Safety department.
METKA’s suppliers are checked for their compliance regarding safety,
on the basis of the guidelines of METKA’s Suppliers / Subcontractors
Code of Conduct.
All key Subcontractors and Suppliers have in place a certified OHSMS.
Subcontractors’ assessment for compliance with labour rules and
regulations (e.g. child/forced labour).
METKA has scheduled for 2017 the launch of the evaluation process
for its key and new business partners, in accordance with its new
“Suppliers / Business Partners Code of Conduct”. The Code covers
specific management, social and environmental criteria, including
human rights, in accordance with the CSR principles as well as with the
strategic directions of MYTILINEOS Group.
Greater support to local cultural and sports events.
In 2016 METKA trebled its contribution to culture and sports compared to
2015. The company supported a broad range of initiatives and important
events, ranging from local cultural initiatives to the sponsorship of
athletes Byron Kokkalanis and Gelly Skarlatou at the 2016 Summer
Olympics in Rio.
Further support of domestic suppliers. More Greek companies
selected as suppliers and subcontractors.
All the business units of MYTILINEOS Group aim to support domestic
suppliers, according to the requirements of their activity sector. To this
end, in 2016 METKA increased its outlays to Greek suppliers by 19.1%
compared to 2015.
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