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Walker Industries 2014 Sustainability Report


We grow and inspire outstanding environmental performers.

Our EARTH 1st program provides a clear, concise, positive message that is embraced by our employees.

EARTH 1st acknowledges that as a company and as individuals we are part of the environment.

Every step that we take to create a healthy environment is a step towards creating a healthy self, a healthy community and a sustainable future.

EARTH 1st empowers our employees to commit, create and participate, to improve our environmental performance.

We believe we are the environment.

We ask our employees to commit, create and participate by embracing the EARTH 1st principles to create a company that supports the environment.

"The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it." - Michelangelo

The EARTH 1st Principles

Efficiently Operate
Operating efficiently creates higher environmental performance. Look for ways to use less resources, less water, less energy and create less waste.
Acknowledge Our Part
We must consider ourselves as part of the environment. Every step that we take to create a healthy environment is a step toward creating a healthy self.
Reduce Our Impacts
Our performance and how it may affect the environment is important to understand. Can we adapt our operations to better support the environment?
Take Time to Plan
Successful planning considers preventive measures, creates the best solutions and usually solves more than one problem. This is key!
Higher Environmental Performance
It starts with commitment to our EARTH 1st principles.
Innovation and Leadership
It is our company’s intention with the program to be leaders and innovators in its industries.
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi

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