Westport Fuel Systems is committed to the protection of the environment and the prevention of pollution and strives to be an industry leader in mitigating the environmental impacts of fuel system research, development, testing and assembly. The following Environmental Policy Statement outlines our operational standards:
Westport Fuel Systems will:
- Westport Fuel Systems will provide a safe workplace and ensure that its operations comply with all applicable health, safety, and environmental legislation, industry codes, and standards;
- Westport Fuel Systems will work to collaborate with partners and industry stakeholders in the protection of the environment, the efficient use of resources, and the implementation of pollution mitigating practices;
- Westport Fuel Systems will research, design, and develop alternative fuel engine technologies that are safe for their intended use, efficient in their use of energy, preserve environmental health, and safeguard employees, customers, and the general public from injuries or health hazards;
- Westport Fuel Systems will determine, evaluate, and strive to mitigate the environmental impacts of our operations. We will assess our environmental impact and set internal targets for improvement;
- Westport Fuel Systems will ensure the responsible use of energy and other resources in its operations;
- Westport Fuel Systems will be an environmentally responsible neighbour in the communities where we operate and will act promptly and responsibly to correct incidents or conditions that endanger health, safety, or the environment;
- Westport Fuel Systems will fully investigate all environmental incidents or unplanned releases and communicate findings as necessary to all affected parties;
- Westport Fuel Systems will train employees on their individual responsibility to protect the environment, to adhere to this Environmental Policy Statement, and to cooperate with company efforts in this regard. On-site contractors and others acting on behalf of Westport Fuel Systems are expected to abide by the same environmental code of conduct;
- Westport Fuel Systems will evaluate its environmental performance through regular auditing and assessment of its regulatory compliance and adherence to this policy. We will communicate the appropriate information to our stakeholders including our Board, employees, shareholders, governmental agencies, and the general public; and
- Westport Fuel Systems will strive to continuously improve our environmental management system. Westport Fuel Systems will implement this policy through a comprehensive plan with measurable goals/targets and a rigorous assessment of performance. Westport Fuel Systems will work to provide a candid discussion of our environmental achievements and challenges in its annual sustainability report published on its website at https://www.wfsinc.com/about/sustainability/.
We strive to create leading edge technologies that meet or exceed the requirements of regulation and industry codes and standards to shift the transportation sector to alternative fuels. Working in conjunction with our partners, we are committed to delivering low-emission fuel solutions that will meet the demand for high-efficiency, high-performance, and low-carbon transportation.