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Milestones and Progress


Summary of Milestones and Progress to Date 


 

Environmental Issues

Year

Converted part of the US truck fleet from diesel to CNG

2012

Invested in various initiatives to promote environmental awareness at Norway HQ

2012

Introduced bisphenol-free paper for RVM printers

2011

Reduced engine-idling time on US trucks

2011

Assessed compliance with REACH Directive for chemical usage

2010

Approval of waste management guidelines for TOMRA Group

2010

Developed environmental program 2010-2015 with emission targets

2009

Included climate change account in corporate responsibility report

2007

Met improvement targets of 2002 - 2005 environmental program

2006

Board approved TOMRAs revised Corporate Responsibility Statement

2006

TOMRA included as one the world’s most sustainable organizations by Global 100

2005

Introduced reporting of value distributed to different stakeholders

2004

Introduced TOMRA "R&D Greenbook" as a tool for our product development

2002

Launched environmental program for the 2002 - 2005 period

2002

Introduced reporting of environmental impact per unit of value added

2002

TOMRA included in most major SRI indices (DJSI, FTSE4Good, Ethibel, NAX)

2002

Strengthened focus on 'eco-efficient' recycling systems following LCA study

2001

Introduced CSR Policy to replace previous environmental policy

2000

Revised report to show direct and indirect environmental impacts

2000

Launched R&D "Design for Environment" program

1999

Achieved ISO 14001 certification of R&D and manufacturing units

1999

Introduced environmental guidelines for suppliers

1999

TOMRA included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

1999

Introduced first environmental policy and adopted first environmental program

1998

Implemented program for environmental audits in R&D and manufacturing

1998

Started environmental reporting as an integrated part of the annual report

1998

Initiated Life Cycle Assessment of used beverage container collection models

1998

Social & Ethical Concerns


Introduced formal process to improve risk management

2012

Launched global employee satisfaction survey

2010

Developed 5-Year CR program for TOMRA Group

2010

Expanded TOMRA’s principles for supplier conduct

2009

Joined the UN Global Compact

2009

Board approved TOMRA’s revised Core Values

2008

Launched new employee survey in Norway

2006

Introduced measures in North America to address health and safety issues

2006

Started  development of first Code of Conduct

2003

Launched no-smoking policy in Norway, The Netherlands and other markets

2002

Started reporting on CSR in addition to environmental issues

2000

Introduced Living Our Values employee survey

1996

Corporate Governance


Implemented Gifts & Entertainment Policy for TOMRA Group

2011

Started implementation of anti-bribery policy for selected areas based on risk

2010

Became a participant of the UN Global Compact

2009

Developed Anti-Bribery policy to supplement TOMRA’s Code of Conduct

2009

Introduced revised policy for personnel with access to confidential information

2008

Established a Board committee for Corporate Responsibility

2008

Board approved revised Code of Conduct

2007

Established Competition Compliance program

2005

Board approved formal guidelines for Corporate Governance

2003