Environment and Social Performance Policy
|Publication Date:||2 September 2017|
This policy applies to:
a) all Network Rail employees, contractors or third parties working for Network Rail;
b) premises occupied or managed by Network Rail; and
c) Network Rail Infrastructure.
Where Network Rail is part of an alliance, the alliance can have its own policy but must, as a minimum, comply with this Network Rail policy.
This policy does not apply where Network Rail own infrastructure that is managed by a third party. In this instance any environment and social performance requirements are to be detailed in the contract and / or franchise agreement.
This policy mandates requirements to improve Network Rail's environment and social performance through the mitigation of risks and improved delivery of environment and social management to leave a sustainable legacy for future generations.
The policy defines the high level requirements for environment and social performance management in accordance with the Network Rail Environmental and Social Performance Management System.
This policy is supported by a suite of environment and social performance standards for use throughout the business.