Castleton is a responsible business that endeavours to meet the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. We recognise that our activities and services have a significant impact on the wider social, environmental and economic well-being in the UK, and so continuously strive to improve the quality and performance of our core organisational processes and responsibilities.
By embracing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) we will actively look for opportunities to improve our working practices and environment that contribute to the well-being of the communities in which we operate. Castleton’s social responsibility values include a commitment to ensuring we carry out our business in a fair, lawful and ethical manner and that our work in the community preserves and promotes community values, human rights, helps communities and protects our natural environment.
Our Corporate Social Responsibilities include;
Protecting the environment
Our company recognises the need to protect the natural environment. Keeping our environment clean and unpolluted is a benefit to all. We’ll always follow best practices when disposing of rubbish and , apart from legal obligations, we will proactively protect the environment. Examples of relevant activities include; Recycling, conserving energy and using environmentally-friendly technologies
We will ensure that we don’t risk the health and safety of our employees and community, and that we support diversity and inclusion.
Our company is dedicated to protecting human rights. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and will abide by all fair working practices. We will ensure that our activities do not directly or indirectly violate human rights in any country (e.g. forced labour).
Social Interaction Support & Giving
Castleton has a ‘Social Responsibility Committee’ which meets regularly to assess charitable support applications from customers, staff and partners to further our work in supporting local communities and charities. We work with customers, partners and staff to support events/charities that help improve lives of those living within the local community and that help support those in need.
Recent examples of events/charities we are supporting include;
14th June – ‘Crisis Square Mile Run Charity Run’ – supporting Clarion’s team raise money for Crisis, the national charity for homeless people. Helping people directly out of homelessness and campaigning for the changes needed to solve it altogether.
22nd July – ‘Phoenix Festival 2018’ – Sponsoring the Young Makers Agency Young Maker’s Agency (YMA) Tent The YMA is a new agency for young people aged 13-19 in the Beckenham Hill, Bellingham and Downham areas of Lewisham.
5th August – ‘Little Superheroes’- charity walk & event with KAG Recruitment in Kent supporting – The Oliver Fisher Special care baby unit in Medway Hospital, Bliss, the UK wide charity for premature and poorly babies that funds specialist equipment, training and provides parental support all over the country and Making Miracles, a charity that supports families after the loss of their baby. If you would like to make more information about the ‘Little Superheros Walk’ visit their Facebook page here www.facebook.com/events/315559122306523/ or to make a donation click this to the just giving page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/littleheroes-walk-bliss.