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Surveyors Declare

As members, we commit to following sustainable business practices in our day-to-day operations, and encouraging and supporting our clients and colleagues to instill these practices in their lives also.

I will:

  • strive to limit the use of fossil fuels in my practice
  • act in accordance with the best principles for the mitigation of environmental harm and the enhancement of environmental quality for all
  • strive to ensure that the uses of natural resources are fair and sustainable taking account of the needs of a diverse society
  • use my skills and experience to serve the needs of the environment and society
  • serve as an example to others for responsible environmental behaviour
  • be aware of, and aim to observe and support the United Nations Sustainable Development goals

I am committed to:

Energy:

  • Reducing my carbon footprint as much as possible.
  • Optimising energy efficiency and conservation in all operations
  • Reducing the impact of transportation in my business activities

Waste:

  • Actively promoting reduce, reuse and recycling in my office and/or workplace
  • Minimising waste generation and unnecessary resource usage during the stages of planning, design and operation of new and existing business activities.

Surveying Activities:

  • Ensuring environmental practices are included in my assessment of suppliers and contractors and that their performance in this area forms part of the selection criteria utilised.
  • Purchasing products and services that have the least known environmental impact, where this is feasible.
  • Encouraging suppliers and contractors to implement sustainable environmental systems.
  • Minimising the use of hazardous chemicals and solvents and instructing agents acting on my behalf to do the same
  • Using materials, fittings and furnishings from sustainable sources where feasible.

Water:

  • Optimising water efficiency and conservation in all operations
  • Mitigating risk of polluting water courses

Biodiversity

  • Endeavour to incorporate biodiversity in both new build projects, infrastructure projects and in managing existing buildings.
  • Take measures to avoid impact on ecosytems and where impacts cannot be avoided, take measures to reduce the duration or extent of impact

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Support Firms

Firms from across the construction, land and property sectors have given their support for Surveyors Declare.

If your firm is interested in supporting Surveyors Declare or if you have questions about the declaration, please contact as at sustainability@scsi.ie.

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