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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and UN Global Compact

Transcom is a signatory member of the UN Global Compact and has integrated the ten principles in our business strategy. During 2017, Transcom has started implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into our core business. For Transcom, goals 5; Gender Equality, 8; Decent Work and Economic Growth, 10; Reduced Inequalities, 12; Responsible Consumption and Production, and goal 17; Partnerships for the Goals, are the areas in which  we feel that we can have the greatest positive impact and give support to the international community to enable a better world. The proactive approach that embodies our sustainability strategy means that sustainability within the four areas, human rights, labor rights, environment and anti-corruption is integrated in our business model. 

 

Principle from UN Global Compact

Transcom key achievements

Human rights  
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights. Full signature and acceptance of the Transcom Code of Business Conduct amongst all employees.
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses. Initiated and disseminated supplier sustainability self-assessment and the Transcom Supplier Code of Business Conduct.
Labor  
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining. Collective bargaining in place in five countries: Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden.
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour. Transcom has a strict and explicit statement against all forms of child labor and any forms of slave labor in our Code of Business Conducts for both employees and suppliers.
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation. Robust and structured employment process to guarantee a healthy workplace and being an equal opportunity employer.
Environment  
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges. Embedding an environmental friendly strategy in our core  business and supporting our customers to become aligned with the environmental benefits of a digital transformation.
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility. Increased awareness for employees in daily operations and active agenda for community engagement to protect the  environment in societies where we operate.
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies. Promotion of digital development in hardware and software to minimize our environmental impact from digital transactions and e-waste.
Anti-Corruption  
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery. Doing business at the highest ethical standards regardless of region or situation in accordance with our zero tolerance on corrupt practices.

 

 

 

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