QHSE / CSR & LOCAL CONTENT
Igeotest’s social responsibility is an inherent, almost vocational, aspect of company policy, which has been developing naturally over the years through spontaneous programmes and activities aimed at improved understanding of, and interaction with, our immediate surroundings.
In addition, the company accepts responsibility for formally implementing social policies and strategies within the company. To this end, each year we draw up a plan of social action governed by the following principles:
Official Corporate Social Responsibility Policy Dcument
Igeotest CSR policy
Igeotest’s social responsibility is an inherent, almost vocational, aspect of company policy, which has been developing naturally over the years through spontaneous programmes and activities aimed at improved understanding of, and interaction with, our immediate surroundings. Igeotest accepts responsibility for implementing a plan of social action within the general policies and strategies of the company; this plan is governed by the following basic principles.
Adherence to the current legislation of the countries where we work
Design of a sustainable plan for company growth over time that will contribute to economic, social, and environmental development, in both short and long term in the areas of influence of the Group.
Development and implementation of good governance practices that ensure a relationship framework based on legality, fairness and transparency.
Contribution to the social and economic development of the communities where we operate, by means of generation of employment and use of local suppliers, enhancing synergies with other organisations and companies in the sectors in which we operate.
Creation of a respectful work environment that ensures equal opportunity, diversity and non-discrimination.
Respect for human rights by rejecting any practice that violates individual or collective dignity and committing to implementation of the content of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Global Compact of the United Nations.
Active participation in non-governmental social initiatives and activities intended to meet the needs of disadvantaged populations.
Commitment to ethics and good governance
Integration of our values and principles at all levels and in all areas of the company as the best way to ensure ethical conduct, thereby enabling us to create value and meet our challenges and commitments.
Strengthening patterns of behaviour, decision making and action of our employees with our stakeholders.
Developing good governance practices that ensure a framework of relationship based on legality, fairness, transparency.
Commitment to our workers
Promotion of equal opportunities and ease of incorporation of individuals according to their personal circumstances.
Creation of quality jobs.
Reconciliation of work and family life.
Application of the necessary measures to achieve the highest level of safety and health in all workplaces.
Promotion of the integration of particularly vulnerable groups.
Encouragement of communication and participation
Commitment to our suppliers and partners
Application of the highest quality standards to our activities, and a search for continuous improvement in our processes and services.
Establishment of efficient processes, structures, evaluation systems and communication channels that allow us to respond to and meet the expectations and requirements of our customers.
Promotion of R&D and incorporation of the latest and most innovative technologies.
Commitment to the environment
Responsible social interaction with our immediate environment in order to improve and minimise the impact of our activities.
Encourage our suppliers and partners to make improvements in their economic, environmental, social and ethical behaviour.
Active participation in non-governmental social initiatives aimed at meeting social needs in disadvantaged populations.
Efficient management of natural resources used and of waste generated.
Minimise the environmental impact of our actions by implementing preventive measures, offsetting their negative effects, and seeking out new environmentally-friendly alternatives that contribute to the preservation of the environment and conservation of biodiversity.
Moving towards the development of a comprehensive integrated environmental management system.
Promoting good practice in employees through training and awareness activities. Committing to climate change management.