We expected our people to be identified as one of the programmes through our materiality assessment, reflecting the importance of our people in making Waste Management a sustainable company into the future.

Ko tā mātau i tūmanako ka tautuhia ko ā mātau tāngata tētahi o ngā kaupapa i roto i tā mātau aromatawai ukauka, e whakaata ana i te hiranga o ā mātau tāngata kia puta ai a Waste Management hei kamupene toitū ā tōna wā.

Goal 1: Reduce Significant Injury & Fatality Incidents

Key Actions

  1. Conduct bowtie risk assessments to identify the causes, preventative safety controls, reactive safely measures and consequence for each of our 13 critical safety risks.
  2. Educate all managers and supervisors in each bowtie and management of identified critical risks.

Quarter 4 Update

  1. Bowtie assessment completed for all critical risks
  2. All managers trained in bowtie risk assessments.

Goal 2: Increase Diversity & Cultural Literacy

Key Actions

  1. Develop programmes to increase cultural literacy and diversity across our teams.
  2. Measure the effectiveness of diversity and inclusion programmes through capturing accurate data from new and existing team members.

Quarter 4 Update

  1. Framework for Diversity Foundation Committee established and due to go live during 2021.
  2. Ethnicity data requested from all new employees and survey sent to all existing employees, with 22% responding