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Environmental policy

Our Environmental Vision is to be an industry leader in managing environmental impacts with a demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement in delivering major infrastructure projects.

To achieve this Environmental Vision, Rail Projects Victoria is committed to:

  • Ensuring environmental management is a core value of our organisation;
  • Promoting a culture of exceptional environmental management, collaboration and continuous improvement, empowering our people to embrace a positive environmental management culture to encourage enhanced environmental performance;
  • Ensuring all our delivery partners meet or exceed our environmental management requirements and integrate best practice into their activities;
  • Establishing a framework for setting objectives and targets across all environmental aspects of the Authority's work;
  • Providing staff with information, training and support to meet environmental challenges; and
  • Encouraging innovation and taking advantage of available opportunities to manage environmental risks and impacts.

To give effect to this Policy, our people will:

  • Establish and implement practices to fulfil environmental compliance requirements, including all applicable environmental legislation, regulations, objectives and targets;
  • Implement departmental and Rail Projects Victoria environmental plans, objectives and targets;
  • Endeavour to protect and conserve the local and regional environment; and
  • Effectively manage the environmental impacts including social impacts, waste, water and energy use.

June 2018