[GRI 308-1] [GRI 308-2]
The Company sets standards of conduct with regard to due diligence, also with regard to the environment, including in particular biodiversity, at every stage of its investments in cooperation with entities along the entire value chain. The supplier selected to carry out a specific task, in accordance with the operating procedure, is obliged to conclude an Agreement/Order, of which the Appendix – ‘Environmental Requirements’ – is an integral part. The supplier thereby expresses full readiness to cooperate with Budimex SA with regard to environmental protection in the process of preparation and implementation of construction. In particular, it is obliged to familiarise its employees with the Construction Health, Safety and Environmental Coordinator, the Waste Management Plan and the Environmental Tasks Plan included in the Safety and Health Plan. Each supplier, on the basis of the Agreement concluded, is obliged to cooperate with Budimex SA with regard to: waste management, protection of the soil and water environment, protection of the atmosphere and acoustic environment, protection of flora and fauna and organisation of environmental protection. Prior to the commencement of deliveries or construction works, training on environmental requirements is carried out. Compliance with environmental requirements is verified during audits carried out on contracts by the Budimex S. A. Internal Audit Office and external verifiers. Suppliers are also assessed according to Budimex SA’s environmental criteria. In 2022, 2507 contractors were assessed, including 1,843 in the environmental area.