At TIMG we’re dedicated to sustainable practices and ensuring our impact on the environment is minimised. We also need to be socially responsible but to do this we first need to make certain we are responsible to our own employees. We want to ensure that every single member of our team goes home safely to their family and friends at the end of each day and that diversity and inclusiveness is championed in everything we do to guarantee equal opportunity for all.
Our current environmental initiatives focus on paper recycling and reducing carbon emissions but this is an ongoing journey. TIMG are committed to developing further programs and are currently investigating ways in which we could facilitate other sustainability practices in our day to day operations.
Freightways Sustainability Report
In this year’s Freightways Sustainability Report, we have put on record how we are taking responsible actions to align directly with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that we believe in. Read the report here
Freightways are proud to be major sponsors of KidsCan. We quickly discovered we shared similar philosophies around caring for and supporting whānau in our communities that may need help. 290,000 Kiwi kids live in hardship through no fault of their own. KidsCan helps Kiwi kids become more engaged in their education so they can have a better chance of reaching their full potential by providing food at school, raincoats, shoes and socks, and basic health items.
We are proud to support KidsCan. You can too. Donate here
TIMG operates nationwide and as such we have ties to local communities across the country. It is important to our employees at each of our branches that we offer support and assistance to these local organisations where we can.
TIMG are proud to sponsor;
Ronald McDonald House
Rotary Half Moon Bay
Arohanui Hospice Service Trust
Abuse and Rape Crisis Manawatu
Wellington Free Ambulance
Life Flight Trust
TIMG are part of the Freightways group of companies and as such we are regulated by the Freightways corporate governance processes. TIMG operates in an environment that contains a number of operational risks. The Freightways Risk Management policy seeks to actively manage risk to ensure all subsidiary companies operate a safe workplace. Risk is classed as any threat, lost opportunity or circumstance that could compromise the safety and security of our customers and employees and all management and staff are accountable to employ risk management processes within their area of control to aid in the achievement of business objectives. TIMG have created processes to ensure risk has been adequately identified, considered and can be managed and we are responsible for communicating and reporting risk information to the Freightways’ CEO and Chief Financial Officer as part of the performance reporting cycle.
Where possible, paper destroyed by TIMG is recycled to pulp, so not only are our customers securely destroying documents, they're also acting in an environmentally responsible manner. For every metric tonne of paper we recycle on our customers behalf, we save 13 trees, 4100 kilowatts of energy, 2.5 barrels of oil, 31.78 kilolitres of water, over 2.4 tonnes of carbon emissions and approximately 4 cubic metres of landfill space.
TIMG are part of the Freightways group of companies and as such we are regulated by the Freightways corporate governance processes. The Freightways Diversity & Inclusion policy seeks to ensure that diversity and inclusiveness is championed through our work practice and through equal opportunity for all. We understand that a diverse and inclusive workplace that brings different ways of thinking will lead to better overall outcomes for all our stakeholders. Freightways is committed to diverse and inclusive teams through its recruitment, training and development, career progression and general workplace practice. Diversity and inclusion in our workforce is consistent with Freightways’ Values of: Respect, Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork, Initiative and Service.
Toitū carbonreduce (formerly CEMARS)
TIMG are a Toitū carbonreduce® (formerly CEMARS) certified organisation. Our greenhouse gas emissions are measured in accordance with ISO14064-1 and we are committed to managing and reducing emissions. A Toitū carbonreduce® certification comprises the first two steps towards Toitū carbonzero certification.
TIMG is part of the Freightways group of companies and each business within the group will measure emissions to gain an understanding of our impact on the environment in which we do business. Freightways are currently committed to a five-year reduction plan, with longer-term targets being developed on an ongoing basis. Freightways believes that our commitment to the Toitū carbonreduce® certification process will encourage staff and contractors across Freightways, together with our business partners and suppliers, to make environmentally positive decisions every day. Toitū carbonreduce® certification allows Freightways to take a very positive step toward reducing our carbon emissions and further minimising our relative impact on the environment.