Taking care of our people and New Zealand
Ovato New Zealand recognises that healthy and safe working conditions and practices are vital to achieving business excellence and we are committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all employees, contractors and visitors throughout our businesses.
We believe excellence in OHS performance can only be achieved by management and employees communicating openly and actively working together to create a safe workplace through safe systems of work. We expect everyone to place their safety and that of their colleagues, above any other business priority.
We maintain ACC Tertiary Accreditation across both our Christchurch and Auckland sites.
Ovato is committed to sustaining the environment of its New Zealand and Australian operations.
At the core of Ovato New Zealand’s guiding values is a commitment to preserving the environment, compliance with legislation, the prevention of pollution and the health and well being of our workplace and the community.
We continually strive to improve our performance in protecting the environment, and to reducing the environmental impacts of all our operations in all sectors of the environment.
We apply the principles of the four “R’s” in all phases of our operations.
REDUCE RE-USE RECYCLE REPLACE
Ovato is committed to creating an environmentally sustainable culture within the business and the community.
We work closely with our clients and suppliers to ensure positive environmental outcomes are achieved and communicated throughout the supply chain.
Ovato is fully FSC(Forest Stewardship Council) accredited.
The FSC label represents a globally-recognized certification system of tracing, verifying and labelling of raw material, wood and paper products that originate from FSC certified forests. Ovato procure FSC paper, so that we can guarantee it comes from a sustainable forestry program.
Ovato has been continually working to reduce our impact on the environment by looking at the environmentally critical areas of our end to end operations and applying the four pillars of sustainability throughout our business:
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Replace.
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Ovato NZ has Diamond Enviro-Mark certification and achieving this status means we have robust systems in place to ensure best practices are applied with waste and energy, while ensuring that any by-product from the
printing process does not harm the environment.
In the Enviromark Accreditation programme, both Auckland and Christchurch sites are Diamond certified.
In addition to maintaining Diamond Enviro-Mark certification, Ovato NZ has received ISO 14001 Certification across all of our business operations. This further cements our commitment to environmental best practices.