Environmental Responsibility Management Approach

Doğuş Otomotiv Environmental Responsibility Policy

Doğuş Otomotiv’s environmental policy is grouped under five headings; Water, Waste, Energy, Logistics and Environment Friendly Products. Doğuş Otomotiv,

  • Considers environmental impact in managerial and operational decisions; assesses the direct and indirect environmental impact of its operations, and commits to reducing such impacts;

  • Is responsible to the community for protecting the nature and utilizing resources beyond the scope of laws and regulations;

  • Strives to instill the same level of awareness among its employees, their families and business partners;

  • Aims to establish systems needed to measure, monitor and better its environmental impact;

  • Cooperates and raises awareness across the value chain to better promote, explain and sell the high-standard, environment friendly products of the brands distributed;

  • Commits to reviewing its environment policy, and to setting new goals and targets as part of this policy when necessary.

Doğuş Otomotiv has set targets in line with the priority focus areas defined in its environmental responsibility policy released in 2010, and carried out improvement activities by monitoring performances.

Doğuş Otomotiv’s environmental responsibility policy and related objectives are monitored and managed by the Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee reporting directly to the Board of Directors.

Doğuş Otomotiv operates in the sales and after-sales services segment in the automotive industry. It is also the first company in Turkey and the world to publish a Sustainability Report in global standards by conducting a priority focus area study. Therefore, identifying environmental priorities specific to the industry, being a role model in this respect, and determining the strategic steps for the industry to take toward sustainability have also taken their place among the many firsts Doğuş Otomotiv has launched.

Doğuş Otomotiv’s environmental impact along its lifecycle is grouped under five headings:

 

 

Doğuş Otomotiv imports environment friendly products, whose lifecycles have been fully integrated into the environmental management systems and whose full environmental impact has been assessed via lifecycle analyses, and provides sales and after-sales services with processes that are diligently inspected by OEMs.

In addition to the environmental management system that evolves each year, we strive to raise awareness of environmental responsibility both within the Company and also among the Subsidiaries in our value chain, Authorized Dealers and After-sales Service Centers, as well as the suppliers for which we assume responsibility.

Environmental policy and related issues at Doğuş Otomotiv are monitored by our Environmental Expert, while data collection, improvement and planning activities are carried out in coordination with the Sustainability Council.

With the awareness or environmental responsibility we are trying to build among our Authorized Dealers and After-sales Service Centers as well as the environmental responsibility work carried out by our brands, we strive to step up our efforts to minimize our environmental impact.