Sustainability

Sustainability Policy Statement 2017

Roots Shoots & Fruits, through the use of biological organisms and innovative technology in plant nutritional products, will improve horticultural and agricultural inputs for the betterment of grower production, human health and our environment.

Objectives

  • To assist growers produce foods that contain higher nutritional value, improved quality and economical crop returns
  • To guide grower knowledge in the use of innovative, cost effective products; safe for humans, animals and our environment
  • To improve environmental assets through sustainable, clean, safe and highly effective products that are certified organic and GMO free
  • The use of environmentally packaged and recycled products
  • To distribute nationally through established agricultural retail outlets
  • To strive for continued improvement in meeting, advancing, promoting and educating these objectives

Actions in meeting these objectives Roots Shoots & Fruits will:

Core Business

  • Provide value to clients by building upon our reputation for holistic approaches to crop needs
  • Reinforce the use and utilisation of agricultural products that improve soil carbon storage
  • Deliver products recognised for their sustainability and organic certification, in line with client expectations
  • Achieve performance that ensures our environmental and financial vision and viability
  • Commit to implement all relevant sustainability legislation

People

  • Employ and retain team members who have a high degree of environmental awareness and passion
  • Provide continual education to our team on sustainability issues relevant to the companies business
  • Support innovative approaches in implementation of sustainability strategies
  • Continue to sell only those products that are safe and harmless to humans

Facilities

  • Use resources efficiently to minimise waste, water and energy usage, in both production and office environments
  • Prevent pollution in the scope of our activities
  • Ensure recycling initiatives are adhered to

External Relationships

  • Partner with organisations that have adopted sustainable practises across goods and services etc
  • Develop products that are more efficient in terms of application costs, labour, time, fright and effectiveness
  • Develop products that are safe for people, animals, our environment and crops. (Safety in agriculture)
  • Support organisations that foster the environment and help our people, for an improved future
  • Promote carbon sequestion through Mycorrhizal fungi giveaways for tree planting