Sustainability Policy

Our Environmental Sustainability Policy aims to integrate a philosophy of sustainable development into all the organization’s activities and to establish and promote sound environmental practice in our operations. Bluewater commits itself to minimizing its impact on our environment through;

  • Providing a safe and healthful workplace;
  • Having an environmentally sustainable aware culture, where responsibility is assigned and understood;
  • Being an environmentally responsible neighbor in our community;
  • Conserving natural resources by reusing and recycling;
  • Using, in our own operations, processes that do not adversely affect the environment;
  • Ensuring the responsible use of energy throughout the organization;
  • Participating in efforts to improve environmental protection and understanding;
  • Taking steps to improve environmental performance continually;
  • Working with suppliers who promote sound environmental practices; and
  • Enhancing awareness among our employees, volunteers, and users – educating and motivating them to act in an environmentally responsible manner.

Bluewater is committed to reducing our carbon footprint wherever possible, and promoting practices that are environmentally conscious. We continuously look for opportunities to serve our planet, reduce waste, and give back. This includes how we operate as an organization, and approaches we take delivering our services to customers. Some of our most recent green initiatives include;

  • Replacing traditional lighting throughout our corporate campuses with energy efficient LED lighting to reduce our electric consumption.
  • Providing a paperless back office, removing almost all printers from our offices.
  • Bluewater Gives program encouraging employees to spend 16 hours per year giving back to our communities through programs that promote sustainable living.
  • Replacement of legacy HVAC systems  for high efficiency systems to decrease utility consumption.
  • Recycling of most packaging materials, scrap equipment, and cabling.
  • Addition of water refill stations at each water fountain to encourage use of reusable containers for water.
  • Replacing fleet with vehicles that offer best in class fuel consumption.