We strive to operate our business in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. The Group continues to strengthen its systems to address both environmental and social aspects associated with its operations. The Group has implemented the Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI)’s Sustainability Reporting Framework through a sustainability team responsible for assisting in identifying and managing material issues, risks and opportunities associated with the Group’s operations.
Our sustainability teams in Harare and Bulawayo monitor and provide performance data on our sustainability key performance indicators. The teams comprise representatives from the Finance and Administration, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, Engineering, Production and World Class Practices (Quality, Environment and Health and Safety) departments.
In keeping with reasonable expectations and interest of a wide range of our stakeholders who include customers, suppliers, regulators, employees, shareholders, investors, government, communities and others, Turnall Holdings Limited adopted an inclusive strategy which requires continuous engagement with stakeholders. Our stakeholder engagement process helps us capture material issues from our stakeholders that help us balance the long term social, environmental and economic interests with the principle of maximising the Group’s earnings and business value while responding to concerns of our stakeholders.
As a policy, we at all times work towards complying with all the applicable national (Zimbabwe) legal and other requirements where no national law is in place to control a specific occupational or environmental hazard, aspect/ risk, impact a relevant international standard is identified and adopted as an internal best practice. Procedures to enable the systematic and continual identification of applicable Legal and Other Requirements are in place. Where possible, information on the requirements of the relevant legal and other requirements is incorporated into the appropriate control documentation to facilitate their communication to workers and stakeholders.
Organization for International Standards (ISO) Acreditations
The organization is a World Class Organization well decorated with 3 International Management Systems that is Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2008), Environmental Management System (ISO 14001:2004) and Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001:2007). The International Management systems at Turnall are assessed by the National body Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ) and we have been certified since 2001 and periodically assessed for recertification.
Currently we have proved that we enrich African lives and build stakeholder value by providing high quality, affordable and environmentally-friendly construction materials using the talent and passion of our people in the safest, ethical and most professional manner.