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Corporate and Social Responsibilty

Business Principles

MMD Construction is a socially and environmentally responsible business. The MMD Business Principles are derived from our strategic agenda and form the basis for managing the company’s corporate social responsibility. For MMD, corporate responsibility is about showing a commitment to the world around us. MMD Construction are registered and certified with ISO9001, OHSAS 18001 and Safe T Cert.

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MMD are committed to using our resources to make a positive contribution through our Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. MMD aims to inspire and facilitate our people to contribute positively to our society and create a sustainable business future.

We recognise our responsibility for the social impact we have on communities, and our corporate social responsibility programme is integral to what we do. The desire to “give something back” is a particularly strong feature of our people and MMD supports a variety of projects to help others.

MMD works closely with its employees, clients, supply chain, community and end users on all aspects of corporate social responsibility. We seek to achieve a balance between the short and the long term interests, and to make economic, environmental and social considerations an integral part of our strategic decision-making. Our aim for open dialogue with the parties that will be affected by our activities and we communicate in a timely and effective way with our stakeholders.

MMD is committed to being a responsible company. This means that we conduct our activities in accordance with the applicable ethical, professional and legal standards.

Our Aim is to offer added value to clients, employees, business partners and the community.

Clients: We always do our utmost to exceed our client’s expectations. We work in partnership with our clients to deliver projects within the timescale set in a safe way and with respect for the environment. We will encourage our clients to work with us in developing suitable sustainable solutions.

Employees: We believe in our employees. We create a safe and inspiring environment for our employees to develop their skills, enabling them in turn to contribute to the further development and growth of our organisation. The commitment to our employees is demonstrated by:

Health and safety: We consider health and safety to be a top priority for our company. We are committed to the continual improvement of our performance in health and safety for all our employees, subcontractors and everyone involved with our activities, including the general public.

Equality and diversity: We offer a working environment where everyone feels valued and respected. We are committed to the principle of equal opportunities and we ensure that employees do not face discrimination on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, skin colour, ethnic origin, religious belief, sexual orientation, disability or age.

Learning and development: We aim to create a learning culture and provide opportunities for our employees to fully apply their knowledge and skills. We will help our employees to continue their development in the interests their personnel goals, coupled with the companies vision and objectives.

Environment Based CSR: MMD is committed to protecting the natural resources we use and reducing our environmental footprint. We have focused our environmental sustainability efforts on water, energy, packaging and solid waste, areas where we can make the biggest impact

Environment: We take all possible reasonable measures to ensure that our activities are conducted in a way that minimises the impact on the environment. We promote environmentally-friendly operations on our construction sites and result in limiting our environmental impact.

Community Based CSR: we promote good contacts with the local community. By its very nature, our construction activities have an impact on the local community, occupiers and other users of buildings, infrastructure, and society as a whole. We take a proactive approach in minimising the level of nuisance in the local environment and seek to make a positive contribution to the local community.

Charity Committee: The charity committee is a cross functional team which meets quarterly to consider sponsorship requests for product or funds to be allocated from a yearly budget.

Helping Hand Programme: MMD operates a Helping Hand Programme to provide focused assistance to a select number of Non Governmental Organisations building longer term sustainable relationships and providing consistent support to these groups. Support includes financial assistance as well as staff involvement in fundraising activities.

Supply Chain Partners: We procure responsibly; we treat our supply chain partners honestly and responsibly. We work with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure that they operate in a safe and environmentally-conscious way. Together with our preferred partners, we promote and develop sustainable solutions and best practice for the sector.

Planet and Energy: We recognise our responsibility to future generations. We strive to reduce our impact on climate change. We will improve our energy efficiency, reduce our CO² emissions and work with our clients to develop CO² neutral solutions.

Profit and creating economic value

Innovation: We innovate to identify balanced sustainable solutions. Innovation is essential for our company's development and to identify powerful sustainable solutions in the built environment. Together with our partners in the supply chain from customers to subcontractors and suppliers, we will provide sustainable solutions in which economic, environmental and community interests are well balanced. This approach ensures that we use materials efficiently and provide good value to our customers.

Prosperity: We believe that sustainability results in economic value and we choose to create value by working on effective and profitable solutions for our shareholders that contribute to a sustainable future. We believe that by applying these Business Principles, we create value for our shareholders, clients, employees and for society as a whole.

Each MMD site is given a waste management plan to manage waste.