We use waste heat from a green energy production plant to both heat and cool the facility, avoiding the emissions usually involved in heating.
We harvest rain water from the glasshouse roofs and then recycle it around the facility.
Waste CO2 from green energy production is used to enhance growth in the glasshouse, fixing that CO2 in the plants.
We use renewable energy exclusively, directly from the source of generation.
We make the most of the sun's light and complement it with super-efficient next generation LED lighting that is controlled by AI to make sure every day is exactly the same.
Our pay is fair, with all being paid at least the National Living Wage, setting a standard above that typical in the agricultural industry.
All staff have enhanced access to healthcare through membership of our Medicash Scheme, paid for by the company
All employees will be encouraged to join the company's pension scheme based on ethical and Net Zero compatible investments.
Employee training and education programs are in place to ensure our staff can execute the role to the best of their ability and advance to better jobs within the company.
We pay paternity and maternity leave.
We have a zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption.
We will maintain a register of board members' interests to ensure that there are no conflicts.
We believe that our company has a role to play in bringing much needed medicines to market with the right quality at lower prices, thus improving access for all in society.
We always pay fair taxes in the UK and do not seek to avoid them overseas
We believe that good ideas can come from any level within the company. We encourage staff to develop creative and innovative ideas to develop the business further.
We have clear and proactive policies regarding diversity, inclusion, and prevention of sexual harassment
We have designed our business as part of a highly efficient circular economy with responsible energy generation and have found a charity to support with a similar ethos. Excellent Development create sand dams in drought susceptible part of Africa. These projects not only provide a stable source of water, free of water borne diseases but also medicinal trees to provide a sustainable economic boost to the assisted communities. We encourage our staff to get involved by traveling to projects and assisting with these building projects.
Excellent Development is a registered charitable company that supports some of the world’s poorest people to transform their own lives through water and soil conservation in drylands..