What is corporate social responsibility?
Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy outlines our efforts to give back to the world as it gives to us.
This policy applies to all areas of The Lane – viticulture, winemaking, farming, food production, hospitality, administration, logistics and executive management.
We want to be a responsible business that meets the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.
The Lane’s social responsibility falls under two categories: compliance and initiative.
Compliance refers to The Lane’s commitment to upholding the law and willingness to observe community values.
Initiatives are to help communities and protect our natural environment.
The Lane Vineyard will:
We’ll always conduct business with integrity, respect and inclusiveness. We’ll promote:
Examples of Corporate Social Responsibility
Protecting the environment
The Lane Vineyard recognizes the need to protect the natural environment. Keeping our environment clean and unpolluted is a benefit to all. We’ll always follow best practices when disposing of waste and using chemical substances. Stewardship will also play an important role.
Protecting people and our environment
We’ll ensure that we:
Our company is dedicated to protecting human rights. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and will abide by all fair labour practices. We’ll ensure that our activities do not directly or indirectly violate human rights in any way.
Donations and aid
The Lane Vineyard may preserve a budget to make monetary or wine product donations. These donations will aim to:
Our company will encourage its employees to volunteer. They can volunteer through programs organized internally or externally. Our company may sponsor events from other organizations.
Preserving the environment
Apart from legal obligations, The Lane Vineyard will undertake initiatives to protect the environment. Activities include:
Supporting the community
Our company may initiate and support community investment and educational programs. For example, it may begin partnerships with vendors to promote local prosperity. It can provide support to non-profit organizations or movements to promote cultural and economic development of global and local communities.
We will actively invest in R&D. We will be open to suggestions and listen carefully to ideas. Our company will try to continuously improve the way it operates.