At Woodstreet Maintenance we create infrastructure, support communities and enable growth to deliver community benefits and additional social value. We assist our customers to maximise social, economic and environmental wellbeing of local communities in accordance with The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, The Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 and The Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. This policy is supported by our sustainability strategy and delivered through our community involvement. We are committed to:

Employment and Skills:
• Providing our employees with new skills for the future
• Creating employment opportunities within the communities that we work

Local Business & Economy:
• Providing work opportunities for small and medium businesses and social enterprises
• Procuring goods and services locally where possible
• Supporting small and medium businesses and social enterprises to improve capability and grow sustainably

Community Engagement:
• Carrying out volunteering activities that deliver benefits to local communities
• Working with local charities on key themes to deliver additional benefits to the communities in which work
• Working with education and training providers, industry bodies and charities to offer curriculum support and work experience opportunities

• Using resources efficiently to reduce waste and maximise value
• Playing our part to reduce air pollution, noise, vibration and nuisance within local communities to improve health
• Promoting sustainable and ethical procurement