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Our People - Ā Mātau Tāngata - Q4 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 4 Update

  1. Increase in Critical Risk 9:Threatening Behaviour, (threatening behaviour increasing nationally).
  2. Target achieved with no recurring 'opportunities for improvement' identified in internal or external HSE audits.

Goal 2: Increase Diversity & Cultural Literacy

Key Actions

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

Quarter 4 Update

  1. Diversity & Inclusion committee has met and achieved target making a real impact through 2021. The 2022 strategy has been formulated and undergoing final review.

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 4 Update

  1. Annual health checks impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns.
  2. Mental wellbeing content included and available to all employees through Southern Cross. New mental health programme for leaders rolling out during 2022.