The focus on quality, on continuously improving overall performance and the attempt to meet Customer needs and expectations and increase their satisfaction, has led Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S. A. to invest in the implementation andcertification of Quality Management Systems in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard, as a business strengthening and sustainability factor. This contributes to achieving economic objectives, which in turn gives the company the capability and means for other sustainability initiatives.
Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S. A. has currently implemented Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001) in four markets – Portugal, Algeria, Brazil and Mozambique –, with Angola undergoing an expansion phase.
The management of environmental aspects at Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S. A. is directly related to the environmental impacts of its activities and the environmental performance of the buildings and infrastructures that it constructs and often maintains for its Customers.
In this field, emphasis should be placed on the obligation to meet all applicable legal requirements and other requirements associated with identified environmental aspects, as well as on the obligation to minimise the environmental impacts resulting from the activities, to ensure that the Company’s activities can be developed in a sustainable manner.
The cross-company principles of action for employees of Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. in relation to the environment, which are laid down in the Code of Ethics and Conduct, take the form of the adoption of an Environmental Management System, which allows environmental risks to be effectively managed and contributes to the Company’s objectives.
ISO 14001 is a global benchmark for environmental management systems. Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. uses it to support its practices with a view to the continuous improvement of its environmental performance, through the incorporation of specific environmental risk identification and management processes.
Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. has so far implemented ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems in three markets – Portugal, Algeria and Brazil – and Angola is undergoing an expansion phase.