Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility Policy

J.H. Schroeder Companies is committed to incorporating responsible and sustainable business practices across our operations.  It is our policy to act dutifully in our day-to-day relationships with our customers, vendors, employees and the communities in which we do business. By demonstrating our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) we aim to align our business values, purpose and strategy with the needs of our customers, while inserting conscientious and ethical principles into everything we do. These principles include established standards that ensure that working conditions are safe, employees are treated with respect and dignity, and that our business operations are environmentally friendly.

J.H. Schroeder Companies is committed to the following:

Protecting the Environment

  • Complying with all relevant environmental legislation, regulations and approved codes of practice
  • Striving to keep waste to a minimum and maximize the efficient use of materials
  • Managing the disposal of all waste in a responsible manner
  • Providing training to all employees in accordance with our CSR
  • Reviewing and continuously improving our environmental performance
  • Partnering with the EPA, through the SmartWay Program to measure, benchmark and improve logistics operations to help reduce environmental footprint

Protecting People

  • Providing a safe and healthy working environment that does not compromise the health and safety of any individual
  • Ensuring that employees are treated fairly with dignity and consideration of their goals and aspirations
  • Supporting diversity and inclusion
  • Complying with all local, state and federal employment laws
  • Providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and not engage in, or tolerate unlawful workplace conduct, including discrimination, intimidation, or harassment

Supporting the Community

  • Providing employment and economic opportunities in the communities where we operate
  • Working with and supporting local and national charities/organizations such as:
    • Move for Hunger campaign
    • Habitat for Humanity program
    • Local school programs
  • Encouraging employees to volunteer through programs organized internally or externally

Upholding Business Integrity

  • Maintaining the highest standards of integrity in all business transactions
  • Keeping every partnership and collaboration open and transparent
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of all information acquired from customers and other companies
  • Complying with all privacy protection laws

The adherence and ultimate responsibility for the commitment to our CSR principles lies with all J.H. Schroeder employees.

The effectiveness of our CSR will be monitored and reviewed at least annually by the President and Executive team to ensure the Company’s continuing compliance with all relevant legislation and to identify any areas in need of improvement.