We consider the environment an important management issue and are carrying out many initiatives to harmonize our business activities with the protection of the global environment.
SMAS India recognizes that our planet needs to be protected for future generations. Limiting our impact on the environment is thus one of our top management priorities. While respecting social norms, we shall endeavor in our business activities to realize a sustainable society through technology and action.
SMAS India will also strive to make positive contributions through the continuous improvement of our products and services, focusing on size and weight reduction, high performance, resource savings and energy efficiency.
We also encourage employees and their families to take part in environmental activities with their communities, and thereby foster environmental awareness. As a responsible corporate citizen, we will also inform the public about our environmental initiatives to promote mutual understanding.
In addition to abiding by the law and respecting social norms, we shall remain sensitive to societal changes and make environmental consideration a permanent part of our activities.
Under the guidelines of the Central Government of India, E-Waste (Management and Handling) Rules 2011 have been notified. SMAS India stands committed to implement E-Waste Rules if required.
E-waste has been defined as “Waste electrical and electronic equipment, whole or in part or rejects from their manufacturing and repair process, which are intended to be discarded”.
Managing of e-waste is most important because it consists of harmful substances which can bring adverse effects to the environment as well as human life. By scientific disposal of e-waste we can save our environment and also prevent its potential negative consequences on human health. E-waste can also be considered as a resource that contains useful material of economic benefit for recovery of plastics, iron, glass, aluminum, copper and precious metals such as silver, gold, platinum, and palladium and lead, cadmium, mercury etc.