Sustainability Statement - Building Heroes

At Building Heroes, we are committed to making a positive impact on our environment and the community. As a charity, we hold a responsibility to be sustainable in order to create better futures for the Armed Forces Community that we support. We recognise the importance of setting an example for not-for-profit organisations and the communities and businesses we work with.

Our sustainability commitment revolves around three core pillars:

Environmental Responsibility:

Building Heroes is dedicated to reducing its environmental footprint. We pledge to:

● Minimise waste through recycling and responsible disposal of materials.

● Reduce energy consumption in our office using energy-efficient appliances and sustainable energy sources where possible.

● Promote the use of public transportation and carpooling among our team members.

● Implement sustainable sourcing practices for office supplies and materials.

Community Engagement:

Building Heroes is committed to engaging with communities in key areas relative to our business. We promise to:

○ Provide social value to any business and organisation we work with.

○ Help improve the quality of life for the Armed Forces Community after they leave the military, providing them with the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to thrive in the construction industry.

○ Provide full wrap-around support for the Armed Forces Community.

○ Communicate with our partners in a meaningful, open and transparent manner.

○ Measure the social and financial impact of our charity within the community.

Ethical Business Practices:

Building Heroes upholds the highest standards of ethical conduct. We commit to:

○ Maintain transparency in all our business dealings, ensuring honesty and integrity in our business relationships.

○ Collaborate with suppliers who share our commitment to sustainability and ethical practices.

○ Continuously evaluate and improve our sustainability practices through regular assessments and reporting.

○ Provide our employees with opportunities for professional development, personal growth, and work-life balance.

By focusing on these pillars, we aim to be a driving force for positive change in the charitable sector and within our community. Building Heroes recognises that sustainability is a journey, and we are dedicated to taking meaningful steps to reduce our environmental impact, support our community, and conduct our charity with the utmost integrity.