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Wag & Whistle Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Policy

Last Updated: 09/10/2023

1. Introduction

At Wag & Whistle, we recognise that our actions impact not only our business but also the environment, our employees, the communities we operate in, and society as a whole. As a responsible and conscientious company, we are committed to upholding high standards of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices. This policy outlines our dedication to ESG principles and our approach to integrating them into our operations and decision-making processes.

2. Environmental Responsibility

  • Sustainable Sourcing: We are committed to sourcing our raw materials, including ingredients for our natural dog treats, in an environmentally responsible manner. We prioritise suppliers and partners who share our commitment to sustainability.

  • Waste Reduction: We actively seek ways to minimise waste throughout our operations, from production to packaging and distribution. This includes reducing single-use plastics and implementing recycling programmes.

  • Energy Efficiency: We aim to reduce our energy consumption and emissions by implementing energy-efficient practices and technologies in our facilities.

  • Carbon Footprint: We are actively working towards reducing our carbon footprint and exploring opportunities to offset emissions.

  • Conservation: We support initiatives that promote wildlife conservation and habitat preservation.

3. Social Responsibility

  • Employee Well-being: We prioritise the health, safety, and well-being of our employees. This includes providing a safe and inclusive workplace, competitive compensation, and opportunities for professional growth.

  • Community Engagement: We actively engage with the communities where we operate and strive to be a responsible corporate citizen. This includes supporting local charities and initiatives that benefit our communities.

  • Diversity and Inclusion: We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating a workplace that values and respects all individuals, regardless of their backgrounds.

  • Ethical Sourcing: We ensure that our sourcing practices adhere to ethical standards, including fair labour practices and humane treatment of animals.

  • Product Safety: We maintain strict quality and safety standards to ensure the health and well-being of pets consuming our products.

4. Governance Practices

  • Transparency: We are committed to transparency in our business operations and decision-making processes.

  • Compliance: We adhere to all relevant laws and regulations in the jurisdictions where we operate.

  • Board Oversight: Our Board of Directors plays an active role in overseeing our ESG practices.

  • Ethical Conduct: We expect all employees, partners, and stakeholders to conduct themselves ethically and with integrity when representing Wag & Whistle.

5. Continuous Improvement We understand that ESG is an ongoing journey, and we are committed to continually assessing and improving our ESG practices. We will regularly review our policies and initiatives to ensure they align with our ESG goals and the evolving needs of our stakeholders.

6. Reporting and Accountability We will provide regular updates and reports on our ESG initiatives and progress. We are committed to being accountable for our ESG performance and welcome feedback from our stakeholders to help us improve.

At Wag & Whistle, we firmly believe that embracing ESG principles is not only the responsible thing to do but also essential for the long-term success and sustainability of our business. We are dedicated to upholding these principles in everything we do and to making a positive impact on our world.

Wag & Whistle

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