No business operates in a bubble. We are part of a global community, with responsibilities towards our people, clients, suppliers, shareholders, the environment and the public at large. Living up to that responsibility and making a positive impact in everything we do is extremely important to us.
Whether we are taking the best possible care of our people, supporting charities we believe in or protecting the environment, we embed CSR into our organisation at every level. As part of UDG Healthcare plc, we are committed to upholding the highest professional and ethical standards. We encourage and support everyone who works for us to do the same
At Sharp we believe in building strong, healthy relationships with the communities we work in and serve, by getting involved with local fundraising, projects and organisations.
We support local and national charities we believe in, both through financial donations and by helping our people in sharing their time and skills. At each of our sites, we encourage our teams to come up with creative new ways of contributing and working with their community.
The charities we currently support include:
- March of Dimes Foundation
- United Way
- American Cancer Society
- Macmillan Cancer Support
- Miller-Keystone Blood Center
- Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
- Lehigh Valley Health Network
- Andrew J Gress Graphic Arts Institute
- Plymouth Fire Company
- Fogelsville Volunteer Fire Company
- Minsi Trails Council
- The City of Hope National Medical Center
- Phoenixville Fire Department
- Phoenixville Area School District
- St Christopher’s Foundation Farm to Families Initiative
- Toys for Tots Foundation
- Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology
We are committed to limiting the impact we have on the environment and helping to protect our planet for the generations to come. At every site, in every country where we operate, we make sure we are meeting or exceeding all statutory requirements and working to the very highest standards.
We build good environmental practice into the management and processes that make up our business, looking for cleaner, greener ways to deliver our products and services. That includes an extensive recycling programme covering paper products, cartridges, plastics and aluminum.
Sharp Packaging Services is dedicated to creating working environments that are safe, enjoyable, supportive and free from any kind of discrimination. We have programmes to continually improve our performance in these areas and a dedicated team to support and monitor progress.
Our talented, dedicated teams are the heart of our business and we couldn’t deliver on our promises without them. So, we are dedicated to creating work environments that are safe, enjoyable, supportive and free from any kind of discrimination – places where hard work is rewarded and promising careers are nurtured.
In fact, we are always looking to attract, develop and retain the very best people at every level of our business and we’ve got a great track record for helping people fulfil their potential. We have ongoing programmes to support and develop our employees, monitor their progress and create the career opportunities they deserve.
Our people are always coming up with incredible ways to help charities and communities around the world. Here’s a round-up of their latest projects:
Simon goes the extra mile
Congratulations to Simon Powell from Sharp Clinical Services, who raised over £700 for Cancer Research UK by taking part in two fundraising cycle events in August, 2015. We were so impressed with his commitment that we made a donation to help him reach his £1,000 target.
Simon’s now preparing for a 1,000-mile ride, split over 10 national events throughout 2016. This time he’s raising money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.