“Responsibility” for the LORENTZ group of companies encompasses everything that we do. We conduct our business activities in a responsible way under a set of basic principles that relate to people, the environment, business ethics, quality and the global community.
These principles of business become apparent in everyday activities and can be demonstrated by the examples provided.
We pride ourselves on keeping our staff excited and motivated. We have a low turnover of staff in our factory, engineering and sales functions. Even in a very competitive labor market we have an annual staff turnover of below 5% in our Beijing, China production facility.
The following behaviors are in place:
Everyday LORENTZ products reduce the reliance of communities on fossil fuels to provide drinking water and water for irrigation. We have estimated this saving to be in the order of 480,000 tons of CO2 per year that does not go into the atmosphere. LORENTZ products are designed for a long operating life which reduces environmental impact. Internally we invest in and choose processes and materials that make environmental sense.
Our products are typically installed in very remote locations, ensuring they work out of the box and have a long operating life is a critical design.
We make specific donations to worthy causes through the year. We typically donate some full pumping systems to communities in need. We also support projects locally through our sales partners.
In addition we contribute to the global community in the following ways: