the Management and employees at Rekopane, are committed
*Farming and producing fruit in an environmentally responsible
*Managing all agricultural processes on a sustainable
to enable us to find a balance between economic,
social and environmental
needs and the ability of future generations
to meet their own needs;
*Educating all employees concerning the farm's environmental
and implementing action plans to reduce
*Transparently and openly communicate environmental
*Constantly conserving and protecting the unique bio-diversity
of the environment;
*Ensuring that all business associates and contractors
the farming process align their environmental
programmes with this policy statement;
*Meeting the requirements of internationl, national
*Continually improving the integrated environmental
We believe that:
*Environmental stewardship is fundamental to our business
and presents ethical
*All environmental impacts on the environment are preventable.
We shall therefore endeavor to reduce these
Our intention is to:
*Identify all environmental risks on the farm and implement
a specific procedure to
implement this task.
*Implement management plans for all significant risks
containing objectives and targets, monitoring
and measuring, training etc.
*It is the management's responsibility to ensure that
the farm is continually improving
its environmental performance.
*Top management is responsible for ensuring that all
employees are trained adequately with regards
to the environmental risks in their respective areas.
*All employees are ultimately responsible and obliged
to minimize all environmental
risks in the working area.
Green politics is not about being far left or far right,
but about being far sighted!
JP de V Bezuidenhout