Presse / GlobalConnect accelerates efforts in sustainability – joins the UN Global Compact initiative
GlobalConnect Group has joined the world’s largest initiative for sustainable business and has pledged to align its operations with the ten principles of the UN Global Compact and to report on the progress.
GlobalConnect Group has decided to join the United Nations’ Global Compact program, pledging to align its operations and strategies with the UN Global Compact’s ten principles that address human rights, labor law, environment and anti-corruption.
GlobalConnect will also take strategic actions to contribute to societal goals such as the UN global goals for sustainable development. GlobalConnect will annually send a report to the UN Global Compact regarding the company’s progress.
“I’m very proud to announce that we are joining UN Global Compact Compact. We have been accelerating our sustainability efforts and this is one of many initiatives that we are working on to become the sustainable connectivity partner,” says Martin Lippert, Group CEO of GlobalConnect.
The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest initiative for sustainable business, with a local presence through national networks in approximately 70 countries. The worldwide network includes more than 14,000 companies and 3,000 organizations from more than 160 countries.
“We are very happy that GlobalConnect has chosen to join the UN Global Compact and are welcoming them to the work of integrating our Ten Principles in their operations. By doing so, participating companies not only take their fundamental responsibility to humans and the environment; they also lay the foundations for long-term and successful operations which contributes to the UN Global Goals” says Philip Thormark, Executive Director of UN Global Compact Network Sweden.
GlobalConnect’s sustainability efforts are led by Johanna Olesen and Sofia Lisa Dinesen.
The company has also appointed its Chairman of the Board, Eric Elzvik as its ESG ambassador to ensure GlobalConnect is being governed and steered in a sustainable way, and that its work and progress is being carefully monitored.