Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2014
4.3. QUALITY STANDARDS FOR
GOODS AND SERVICES.
In 2014, BME maintained the quality standards for
certain services or goods established in previous years.
important for BME’s activ-
ities, where IT equipment must be updated regularly
and always be at the forefront of technology, the
company uses suppliers whose products are guaran-
teed with the ENERGY STAR label.
ENERGY STAR 5.0-tagged computers feature an
energy savings mechanism that automatically discon-
nects the machine when not in use, helping to slash
energy consumption (by up to 40%, according to the
manufacturer) and ensure that computers perform
better and last longer.
such as paper the company
works exclusively with suppliers who respect the envi-
ronment. Manufacturing processes at BME’s paper
suppliers therefore meet the quality and sustaina-
bility standards contained in ISO 140001:2004 and
Although it may appear less important, the coach
operator usedby the company holds certificates issued
by Madrid’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry veri-
fying that it complies with UNE-EN ISO 14001:2004
standards for environmental management systems
and with UNE-EN ISO 9001:2008 standards for quality
systems, which contain guidelines for best environ-
mental practices and wastemanagement, respectively.
It also holds the Company and Coach Safety Certificate,
boasting a good level of Road Safety and Transport of
Persons in accordance with the criteria contained in
the CSEAA-INSIA certification procedure.