UK Policy | Building the future | Environment | Honda UK
Our global approach to protecting the environment is reflected in all our regional activities. Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd (HUM) was established in Swindon, Wiltshire in 1985 and works closely with the local community and authorities to minimise its environmental impact.
Our HUM policy statement
“We will make every effort to protect the environment from the effects of our manufacturing operations and will, by means, of continuous improvement, meet the expectation of society and our local community.”
Meeting International standards
Our Swindon car and engine plant has achieved the following certification:
- International quality standard ISO 9002 in 1994
- ISO 9001:2000 in 2004
- International environmental standard ISO 14001 in 1998
- Eco Management Audit System in 2001
- Nationally recognised safety standard OHSAS 18001 in 2001 (currently updating to OHSAS 18001:2007)
HUM is currently audited six times a month by the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) to ensure we meet all environmental legislation and standards.