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Our People - Ā Mātau Tāngata - Q3 2021

Our People - Ā Mātau Tāngata - Q2 2021

Ko tā mātau i tūmanako ka tautuhia ko ā mātau tāngata tētahi o ngā kaupapa i roto i tā mātau aromatawai ukauka, e whakaata ana i te hiranga o ā mātau tāngata kia puta ai a Waste Management hei kamupene toitū ā tōna wā. 

We expected our people to be identified as one of the programmes through our materiality assessment, reflecting the importance of our people in making Waste Management a sustainable company into the future.

Goal 1: Reduce Significant Injury & Fatality Incidents

Key Actions

Reduce the number of incidents across each of our 13 critical safety risks.

Quarter 3 Update

External audits have been completed, with no recurring opportunities for improvements identified

Goal 2: Increase Diversity & Cultural Literacy

Key Actions

Develop programmes to increase cultural literacy and diversity across our teams.

Quarter 3 Update

  1. Te Reo – Maori Language Week was successful with contributions from iwi / whānau across WMNZ community
  2. A diversity and inclusion survey was run across Waste Management teams

Goal 3: Health and Wellbeing

Key Actions

  1. Develop programmes to support the physical health and well being of our team.
  2. Develop programmes to support the mental health and well being of our team.

Quarter 3 Update

  1. Annual health checks started but have been delayed due to COVID-19 lockdowns
  2. Mental Health Awareness Week saw the launch of a new wellness hub which can be accessed by the Waste Management team