ESG Governance
Environmental, Social and Governance

Governance

Core Value

Across cultures, time zones and organizational lines, our values are the link that connects us all. As the cornerstone of our shared Hazmat culture, our values:

  • Protection of our employees, first and foremost. All employees must as a primary mission, protect each other.
  • Protection of our environment. We are 1st Responders. We act when others cannot. First in, last out.
  • Integrity, inclusion, and respect for each other, for the customer, for nature, and for the situations we face.
  • Satisfying the customer with the same respect with show to each other and the task at hand.
  • Hazardous waste is a dangerous culture, treat it with care, treat each other with care, we are a family.

Ethics & Compliance

Hazmat has a dedicated Global Compliance & Ethics program that reinforces our uncompromising commitment to doing business the right way. Hazmat’s values are memorialized in our Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct applies to all Hazmat operations, including subsidiaries. Its principles are further memorialized in our Business Partner Code of Conduct, which applies to all third parties that do business with Hazmat. All employees and contractors are required to complete Code of Conduct training upon joining Hazmat; this training is frequently reinforced in other ongoing Compliance trainings and communications.

Senior Governance Overview

Hazmat Inc. and the corporations that are part of the Hazmat family are reviewed by three primary committees. These executive committees are report to the Vice President of Environmental Social Governance for periodic review as needed throughout the course of the fiscal year. The committees are a diverse cross-section of our employees from supervisors to senior staff.

The Environmental Social Governance Committee is our governing committee for our corporate ESG program. It is responsible for decisions regarding ESG through the fiscal year. Its current diversity make-up is 25% Female and 50% Minority. Our goal for 2024 is to have representation numbers increase to 50% Female and 75% Minority. This is an a very achievable goal based on our expansion and management training programs as Hazmat growth continues.

The Political and Lobbying Oversight Committee reviews all our Corporate political interactions. It has an identical diversity makeup and goals for 2024 at 25% Female and 50% Minority currently and for 2024 to have representation numbers increase to 50% Female and 75% Minority.

Our Health and Safety Committee is a vital committee in the overall health of Hazmat and the protection of our Employees. It is made up of employees from all of our major offices and is as expected our largest committee. Its current diversity makeup is 20% Female and 80% Minority. It has a diversity goal for 2024 of 40% Female and 80% Minority.

Supply Chain Managment

Hazmat has a dedicated Global Compliance & Ethics program that reinforces our uncompromising commitment to doing business the right way. Hazmat’s values are memorialized in our Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct applies to all Hazmat operations, including subsidiaries. Its principles are further memorialized in our Business Partner Code of Conduct, which applies to all third parties that do business with Hazmat. All employees and contractors are required to complete Code of Conduct training upon joining Hazmat; this training is frequently reinforced in other ongoing Compliance trainings and communications.

Political Activities and Lobbying

As part of our commitment to operating with integrity and transparency and given our role as a leader in the Environmental Industry, we believe it is essential for us to participate constructively and responsibly in the political process and provide recommendations to policymakers for global energy, environmental and economic policies. We are particularly focused on advancing the Terracycling, Waste to Energy, and Beneficial Recycling services to better service to community as a whole.

Hazmat political and lobbying activities are directed by the executive leadership team with oversight from the company’s board of directors and conducted in accordance with applicable law, our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, our corporate policy on political contributions and our corporate policy on lobbying activities. All financial contributions adhere to federal, state and local laws regarding contribution limits on amount and source criteria, and reporting requirements. No contribution will be made in anticipation of, in recognition of, or in return for an official act by the recipient of the contribution.

As of 2020, Hazmat Inc. nor its family of companies operate a Political Action Committee, nor deploy political consultants within the states from which it operates or the District of Columbia. We encourage our employees to volunteer contributions of time, talent and money to support causes that are important to them. This includes political candidates and campaigns. Our policies related to political activities, formalized in our Code of Conduct, prohibit Hazmat employees from using Hazmat funds, assets, resources, time or the Hazmat name to support political activities.

Cyber Security

Hazmat Inc. has set a goal for 2024 to move into a secure digital workflow system. This system will incorporate NIST compliance assets as well as in development applications that will streamline our multifaceted business lines. We have always innovated to reduce impact on the environment, improve productivity and serve our clients more efficiently. Technology is moving at a rapid pace, as each ESG report is issued this section shall grow with the development of our hazardous waste tracking applications; end-user bin tracking applications, Certificate of Sustainability and Certificate of Non-Landfill tracking, and digital workflow programs currently testing in multiples offices within our family of companies.
Environmental Social and Governance Committee Makeup
2020
2024
Political and Lobby Oversight Committee Makeup
2020
2024
Health and Safety
Committee Makeup
2020
2024
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