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NetThreat Corporate Social Responsibility Statement 2023

As conscientious employers we promote a company-wide commitment to developing a sustainable and ethical business for the benefit of our employees and their families, our clients and customers and our community.  We are committed to promoting protection of the environment; supporting charities and local communities; promoting equal opportunities; ensuring safe and efficient working practices; and working with vendors who uphold similar values.

Our People.   We recognise our team is our greatest asset and therefore essential to our continued growth and success.  We are committed to providing careers and a working environment in which our people have the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential.

Our Company.   We provide a clear and fair terms of employment for our employees, clean, healthy and safe working conditions and a positive working environment with zero tolerance to bullying or any form of harassment or discrimination.   In addition, we have a fair remuneration policy, strive for equal opportunities for all employees and encourage and support employees to develop skills and progress in their careers.

Our Customers.  As an independent reseller of network security products and services our aim is to be honest and fair in our relationships and interactions with all our customers, provide only the highest standards of products and service and only recommend products and services that would be of benefit to our customers.

Equal Opportunities.  We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and diversity.  We make every effort to select, recruit, train and promote the best candidates based in their suitability for the role.  We treat all employees and applicants fairly, regardless of race, sex, marital status, age, nationality, ethnic origin, religious belief, sexual orientation or any physical or mental disability.

Health, Safety and Welfare at Work.   The health and safety, welfare and well being of our employees is of paramount importance.  We are committed to creating and improving standards of Health and Safety, which will lead to the avoidance and reduction of risks and to ensure that the company complies with all Health and Safety legislation.

Information Security.  As a leading network security company we are committed to ensuring the integrity and security of our data with particular attention to personal and sensitive data.  We are compliant with the current General Data Protection Regulations.

Environmental Issues and Recycling.  Environmental savings make good business sense. Our primary objective is to minimise our Carbon Footprint by recycling and reusing materials where ever possible.  We aim to reduce our consumption of energy and water and use renewable and/or recyclable resources.

NetThreat are now Climate Positive.  We see the “carbon challenge” as a catalyst for change within the IT sector.  We believe being a carbon neutral company is not enough.  Now, at the heart of our business model we also include a commitment to achieving carbon positivity.  We strive to go further, much further and lead our industry to take bigger and bolder steps to protect the future of our planet and sustainability of our business.  When you purchase a new firewall from us, from any of our vendors, we guarantee to compensate for the carbon footprint of the appliance for the entirety of its useful life.  How do we do this?  We work with some of the leading carbon offset companies to turn our climate responsibilities into positive outcomes for our planet, locally and internationally.  Every Firewall purchased through NetThreat is now OFFSET FOR LIFE! Find out more.

Charitable Giving.  We have an active charitable giving policy and we encourage and support our staff to take part in charitable activities.  Particularly those that benefit our local community.  During 2018 we supported a local charity, Shakespeare Hospice and during 2019 we partnered with the Freedom Day Centre.

2020: Supporting Midlands Air Ambulance
During 2020 we continued to support local charities and chose the Midlands Air Ambulance (MAAC) as our charity partner.  The MAAC operates and funds three air ambulances covering six counties.  Their mission is to provide patients with outstanding pre-hospital care and life-saving intervention through the operation of helicopter-led emergency medical services.   Find out more and donate.

2021/2022: Changing Lives in Kenya
Kenya has a youth population of 10 Million, with 20% of the population aged 15 to 24 years old.  Although the country reports strong economic growth, unemployment in this age group is estimated to be around 22% and with little purpose young people often resort to crime.  Greg Plunkett, a Canadian has given up his life and invested his savings to help turn these lives around, facilitating meaningful activities that provide purpose and structure to channel energy in a positive way.  We are proud to support Greg – find out more and get involved here.


Updated: 16 10 2023