altafiber's environmental vision is to “connect people, free from waste or pollution, enhancing environmental quality and health in our communities.”
This statement combines our environmental ethic with our long-held commitment to being great neighbors and community members. Our commitment to environmental leadership is another way we prioritize health, safety, and wellness for our employees, customers, neighbors, and the ecosystems with whom we are interdependent.
In our environmental policy, we commit to continuous improvement of our environmental policies and practices, and to fully to comply with all relevant laws and regulations. But that is only a foundation. To proactively prevent pollution and protect the environment, we will:
- Take urgent, meaningful, science-based climate actions, reducing first our own greenhouse gas emissions and those emitted by others on our behalf.
- Favor sustainable procurement, with the aim of using environmentally responsible products in balance with quality, availability, and economics.
- Eliminate waste associated with business activities, materials, and equipment, and seek reuse, refurbishment, resale, or recycling before disposal, whenever possible.
- Stay abreast of new technologies and innovation to assist with environmental protection and adopt new technologies and practices where effective and feasible.