Laser Quantum has successfully become a world-class laser manufacturer in the photonics industry. As a company, we acknowledge our responsibility and commitment to protecting and improving the environment for future generations, which is important to our customers, suppliers, employees, and the communities in which we operate.
Furthermore, within our Stockport site, as an expanding business which takes care of its corporate citizenship obligations, we are developing our ISO14001:2015 certified Environmental Management System. This will further enhance our ability to deliver environmentally sound practices and improve our environmental performance by taking a lifecycle approach through ownership within our processes. As such, our Environmental Policy provides the framework for the setting and delivery of environmental objectives in order to manage and improve our environmental performance, maintain our compliance obligations, whilst considering and acting upon our environmental risks and opportunities.
Our lasers themselves are designed to comply with all applicable National Compliance obligations, European Directives on RoHS and WEEE, and other international compliance obligations such as Conflict Minerals reporting.
Measures such as efficiency and material wastage are central to our design philosophy to ensure waste is eliminated in our production processes. When product waste is created in a tangible form, we re-use and recycle over 85%.
The scope of our Environmental Management System, applies to all our laser products and services, including intermediate products, manufactured on the Stockport site and activities conducted on site, taking a life-cycle approach, and additionally where we can control or influence the provision of externally provided products, processes and services.
We have grown a diverse and international workforce at our UK headquarters. Our responsibility to our employees, suppliers and general support services is key to our success and we try, wherever possible, to listen and support all to create a healthy environment both inside of work and out.
We, at Laser Quantum, encourage charity events throughout the year to raise money for local and national charities, to help grow the community spirit within our company, and foster goodwill.