CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
Horizon North Logistics Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, “Horizon North”) are committed to conducting all our business activities in a manner that contributes to sustainable development by delivering economic, social and environmental benefits for all stakeholders.
To that end, we will address and monitor all our activities to ensure they are carried out in a socially responsible manner with particular emphasis on those that are most relevant to our business including ethical behavior, concern for employee health and safety, care for the environment and respect for the communities in which we work.
At Horizon North, we define Corporate Social Responsibility as follows:
- Conducting business in a socially responsible and ethical manner;
- Protecting the environment and the safety of people; and
- Engaging, learning from, respecting and supporting the communities and cultures with which we work.
Business Ethics and Transparency
Horizon North is committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and corporate governance practices in order to maintain excellence in its daily operations, and to promote confidence in our governance systems.
Horizon North will conduct its business in an open, honest, and ethical manner.
Horizon North recognizes the importance of protecting all of our human, financial, physical, informational, social, environmental, and reputational assets.
Environment Health & Safety
Horizon North is committed to protecting the health and safety of all individuals affected by our activities, including our employees, contractors and the public. Horizon North will provide a safe and healthy working environment and will not compromise the health and safety of any individual. Our goal is to have no accidents and mitigate impacts on the environment by working with our stakeholders, peers and others to promote responsible environmental practices and continuous improvement.
Horizon North is committed to environmental protection and stewardship.
All employees are responsible and accountable for contributing to a safe working environment, for fostering safe working attitudes, and for operating in an environmentally responsible manner.
Horizon North will engage stakeholders clearly, honestly, and respectfully.
Horizon North is committed to timely and meaningful dialogue with all stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, and employees, indigenous peoples, governments, regulators, and landowners, among others.
Horizon North will ensure that employees are treated fairly and with dignity and consideration for their goals and aspirations and that diversity in the workplace is embraced.
Horizon North will apply fair labor practices, while respecting the national and local laws of the communities where we operate.
Horizon North is committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not engage in or tolerate unlawful workplace conduct, including discrimination, intimidation, or harassment.
Horizon North stresses collaborative, consultative, and partnership approaches in our community investment programs.
Horizon North will strive to provide employment and economic opportunities in the communities where we operate.
We pledge to continually improve our performance by instilling and maintaining a culture that is respectful of this statement.
May 16, 2019