NetworksX Market Insights Pty Ltd – Environmental Policy (November 2022)  

At NetworksX Market Insights Pty Ltd, we are committed to protecting the environment and  promoting sustainability in all aspects of our operations. As an Australian company, we recognise our  responsibility to minimise our environmental impact and contribute to the preservation of natural  resources for future generations. This Environmental Policy outlines our commitment to environmental stewardship and the principles that guide our actions.

1. Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations:

We are dedicated to complying with all relevant environmental laws, regulations, and industry  standards in Australia. We will ensure that our operations, products, and services meet or exceed the  requirements set forth by environmental authorities and regulatory bodies.

2. Environmental Management:  

We will implement and maintain an effective environmental management system to identify,  monitor, and control the environmental aspects and impacts of our activities, products, and services.  This includes:  

a) Setting measurable environmental objectives and targets to continually improve our environmental performance.  

b) Conducting regular assessments and audits to evaluate our environmental practices and  identify opportunities for improvement.

c) Providing appropriate training and resources to employees to raise awareness and foster a  culture of environmental responsibility.  

d) Regularly reviewing and updating our environmental management system to align with  best practices and emerging environmental issues.

3. Pollution Prevention and Resource Efficiency:

We are committed to minimising pollution, waste generation, and resource consumption throughout  our operations. We will:

a) Promote the efficient use of energy, water, and other natural resources by implementing  conservation measures, investing in energy-efficient technologies, and adopting sustainable  practices.

b) Prioritise the reduction, reuse, and recycling of materials to minimise waste generation.

c) Safely handle, store, and dispose of hazardous substances and materials in compliance  with applicable regulations.

d) Explore opportunities to utilise renewable energy sources and promote clean technologies  to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

4. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Protection:

We recognise the importance of preserving biodiversity and protecting ecosystems. We will:  

a) Identify and manage potential impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems associated with our  operations.

b) Support the conservation of biodiversity by promoting responsible land use practices, habitat restoration, and protection of endangered species.  

c) Minimise the introduction of invasive species and promote the use of native flora and  fauna in landscaping and reclamation projects.

d) Engage in partnerships and initiatives that contribute to the preservation and restoration  of ecosystems and biodiversity.  

5. Sustainable Supply Chain:  

We will work collaboratively with our suppliers and contractors to promote sustainable practices and  reduce environmental impacts across our supply chain. This includes:

a) Encouraging suppliers to adhere to environmental standards, regulations, and sustainable  sourcing practices.

b) Collaborating with suppliers to minimise packaging waste, promote recycling, and  optimise transportation logistics.

c) Assessing and selecting suppliers based on their environmental performance, including  their commitment to sustainability and responsible resource management.  

6. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication:

We believe in open and transparent communication with our stakeholders regarding our  environmental performance and initiatives. We will:

a) Engage in regular dialogue with employees, customers, shareholders, local communities, and other stakeholders to understand their environmental concerns and expectations.

b) Provide information and promote awareness of environmental issues through internal  communications, training programs, and public outreach initiatives.

c) Report on our environmental performance, progress towards goals, and initiatives through  appropriate channels such as sustainability reports, annual reports, and our company website.  

7. Continuous Improvement:

We are committed to continuously improving our environmental performance. We will:

a) Regularly review and update our environmental objectives, targets, and strategies to  reflect advancements in technology, scientific knowledge, and best practices.

b) Monitor and measure our environmental performance, analyse data, and implement  corrective actions to achieve continual improvement.

c) Foster a culture of innovation and encourage employees to contribute ideas and initiatives  for enhancing environmental sustainability.  

This Environmental Policy demonstrates our unwavering commitment to environmental  responsibility as an Australian company. By integrating sustainable practices into our operations, we  aim to contribute to the protection and preservation of the environment while striving for a  sustainable future. We will work diligently to ensure compliance with environmental regulations,  reduce our environmental footprint, and engage stakeholders in our environmental journey.