CoalImP - Secure and Affordable Energy for the UK

Corporate Social Responsibility Guidelines

The Law

We require suppliers to comply with all applicable laws in the countries in which they operate.

Human Rights

Suppliers must not be complicit in human rights abuses.


Suppliers must not employ underage workers (as defined by applicable local laws) or use forced labour.

Health and Safety

We expect our suppliers to provide a safe and healthy working environment for their employees and to provide appropriate training and personal protective equipment.

Environmental Stewardship

We expect suppliers to meet all relevant environmental regulations and to minimise the impact of their operations on the local environment.

Business Integrity

We expect our suppliers to uphold high standards of business ethics and not to engage in illegal activities such as corruption, bribery, fraud, extortion or money laundering.

Sea Freight

Our suppliers must comply with maritime law and relevant international maritime standards.

Continuous Improvement

We encourage our suppliers to seek accreditation to appropriate CSR related standards and to adopt a positive approach to continuous improvement.