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Urban’s Corporate & Community Responsibilities

Urban’s values and aims to strengthen its commitment to the community. The Company actively participates in, promotes and practices initiatives that benefit society and promote growing sustainability, awareness and philanthropy.

Here is how Urban vows to make a difference:

Indigenous Recognition

Urban respects and acknowledges the need for reconciliation with the original owners of the land on which developments may occur – in particular sites of cultural significance. Full local Aboriginal consultation is conducted prior to any development taking place to address the special concerns of the indigenous community.

Urban are proud supporters of Lloyd McDermott Rugby Development Team, having sponsored the Ella Sevens in three consecutive tournaments abroad.

Safety Statement

Urban places strong focus on not only meeting, but exceeding, company safety policies in compliance with Work Health and Safety regulations under New South Wales legislation. In accordance with Code of Practice, the Company proactively ensures control measures and safety guidelines are in place in its offices and on job sites. This is a key practice when working with employees, suppliers, contractors, customers and all other stakeholders.

Environmental Statement

Urban has a long-term commitment to protecting the environment and reducing the eco-footprint of its offices and developments. It does so through implementing rigorous quality programs and providing on-going support to industry environmental associations and rating tools.

The Company actively implements strategic procedures in compliance with relevant legislation, while promoting sustainable development through materials and resources used, effective waste management practices, and working towards preventing pollution.

Urban’s Corporate Social Responsibilities & Skills Programs

Urban’s values and aims to strengthen its commitment to the community. The Company actively participates in, promotes and practices initiatives that benefit society and promote growing sustainability, awareness and philanthropy.
Here is how Urban vows to make a difference:

 

  • Since 2007 Urban Apartments has contributed to school student participation with On Site construction training & apprenticeships for between 950 -1,000 students. Urban received awards from Career Advice Australia since 2000 for its Structured Workplace Learning Programs.

 

  • Worker education continues at Urban from School to tertiary institutions with programs at Universities & business colleges. Urban has accommodated both Child Care facilities & business colleges in its commercial complex developments. Urban has an active scholarships program and has received acknowledgment awards from Southern Sydney Business Education Network as a Host Employer.

 

  • Aboriginal Support & Participation Programs are by way of full time & part time employment to skilled & unskilled men & women catering for 1-2 placements each yearly quarter. Urban program participants move on to be successful business & trade proprietors.

 

  • Urban’s Charitable & Skills programs include both the semi government & private sector with sports funding & sponsorship combined with the above describes programs with for example St Joh Ambulance NSW and as the main sponsorship for Lloyd McDermott Indigenous Rugby for several years and received an award from St Joseph’s Maronite Catholic Church in 2016 for Fundraising works.

 

  • The company is a member of the Australian Lebanese Chamber of Commerce and won major awards in 2016 for works for the benefit of the community.