Caring for people, places and the planet
A sustainable business model that supports the world we live in
As a global company with nearly 500,000 employees, we have an important role to play in solving some of the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges. We contribute to sustainable development around three thematic areas:
- PEOPLE Promoting safe working conditions, health & well-being, and human rights, while cultivating a culture of diversity and inclusion.
- Planet: Reducing our environmental impact, while helping our customers create sustainable workplaces through strategic advice and services.
- Profit: Positively influencing the global business environment by complying with sound business standards and compliance with our business integrity framework.
Supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals
We are deeply committed to the transformation to a more resilient and just international community. Our target is to lead our industry by example, always aiming to positively influence the market wherever we operate. With our focus on how we can take an ethical approach to people, planet and profit, we invest particular effort in supporting these UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustain- able economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Reduce inequality within and among countries
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
People who make a difference
We embrace and encourage diversity and inclusion in their broadest terms, including ethnicity, race, age, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, language, cultural and educational background. Our diverse workforce is recognised as a key competitive advantage and a vital asset in our long-term sustainable business success. Our inclusive culture empowers our people, and make us more creative, productive, and attractive as a workplace.Learn more