Environmental, Social and Governance.
Energy and Water Management:
- Efficient Resource Use: Arriello promotes energy efficiency and minimizes water usage. We actively encourage turning off lights when leaving meeting rooms and explore environmentally friendly methods to reduce water consumption.
Materials Sourcing and Management:
- Sustainable Supplies: Arriello sources supplies from fair trade and sustainable providers to ensure responsible material sourcing.
Waste and Hazards Management:
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Arriello fosters a culture of waste reduction, reuse, and recycling. Employees are encouraged to bring their own lunches to work, and recycling bins are readily available throughout all our offices.
- Single-Use Plastics: Arriello actively supports environmental opportunities, such as discouraging plastic and paper cutlery and plates at work, promoting a reduction in single-use plastic waste and providing recycling bins.
- FSC Certified Paper: All our printing is done on FSC certified paper, showcasing our dedication to environmentally responsible materials.
Land Use and Biodiversity:
- Eco-friendly Initiatives: Arriello has taken initiatives to contribute positively to land use and biodiversity. We’ve organized tree planting activities and constructed eco-friendly buildings in the Czech Republic.
Pollution Prevention and Management:
- Carbon Footprint Reduction: We encourage homeworking and hybrid working models to lower carbon emissions by minimizing the need for daily transportation to work.
Diversity and Inclusion:
- Diversity and Gender Equality: Arriello does not discriminate based on sex, race, religion, etc. We are actively working towards gender balance, pay equality, and board diversity within the organization.
- Our gender balance is currently approx. 70:30 female to male.
- Product and Services: Our ISO 9001 certification reflects our dedication to delivering high-quality products and services to our customers.
- Data Privacy: We strictly adhere to EU GDPR standards, safeguarding the privacy of our customers’ data.
- Labor Relations: Arriello maintains fair labor practices by periodically updating labor rates for various markets and ensuring that our employees are paid at market rates.
- Community Initiatives: Arriello has organized various community engagement activities, including litter picking events, ground tidy-ups, and site rubbish removal. Environmental stewardship is a key focus.
- Corporate Philanthropy: We are actively exploring opportunities for corporate philanthropy, with a particular interest in supporting organizations such as rare diseases, which have a presence in both Portugal and the Czech Republic.
Health and Safety:
- Employee Well-being Initiatives: We’ve organized events to promote employee well-being, including participation in running events and fitness competitions using Strava.
- Training and Education: Arriello is committed to employee growth and development and actively promotes health and safety.
Service Quality Management:
- ISO 9001 Certification: We are ISO 9001 certified, a testament to our commitment to maintaining high quality standards.
- Policies and Procedures: Arriello enforces a strong code of conduct and data protection policy. Newcomers and existing employees receive comprehensive training to ensure compliance with these ethical standards.
- Responsibility and Ownership: Arriello’s Senior Management is responsible for data security, business continuity, disaster recovery, and policy testing.
- Transparent Communication: Arriello maintains transparency through regular townhall meetings, newsletters, and sharing monthly company results with employees and stakeholders.
Corporate Compliance Behaviors:
- Policies Implementation and Training: Arriello emphasizes the implementation and training of policies and procedures, promoting corporate compliance behaviors among all employees. This aligns with our commitment to ethical business conduct.