A Culture of Sustainability
The 21st century sees big changes coming up for corporations. The mere economic success and the fact of creating jobs inside their communities is not sufficient anymore to be a respected citizen. The scope of responsibility is widening continuously and now extends to the vast areas of Environment, Social Responsibility and good Corporate Governance (ESG). Companies are expected to participate actively and thus retain their attractiveness as an employer in the long term. Managers have to sharpen their eyes and develop sustainable perspectives for their company.
In its simplest terms, sustainability is all about creating and maximizing long-term social, economic and environmental value for the greater good of future generations. In many ways, it ties back to the operations, processes and people an organization has in place
At COVENTYA, we look at sustainability through a broader lens by applying its principles to those most impacted by our company – from employees, customers and suppliers to communities.
COVENTYA employs close to 700 people globally and operates directly in 15 countries. Regardless of their place on the map, COVENTYA and its partners strive to be good corporate stewards in everything we do by:
- Supporting charities, civic causes and our communities in which we operate
- Promoting safe operating practices and being respectful of our neighbours
- Working to minimize the environmental impact of our operations
- Complying with all laws and regulations
COVENTYA is committed to acting with integrity and following a high standard for ethical behavior. Legal compliance is a business imperative, and COVENTYA associates are committed to acting ethically and with integrity.
We have developed many landmark documents like our Code of Ethical Business Conduct building the basis for action of each and every employee and extends as well to the first circle of our business associates. Our Suppliers have to sign on to our supplier code making sure we apply ethical terms to our supply chain.
The way we manage our most precious assets, our people, is described in our Human Resources Policy and a designated Health & Safety task force is constantly scrutinizing our facilities to identify ways to reduce work accidents and environmental risks.
We attach great importance to ESG and strive to get better every day through tangible actions and initiatives. The improvement steps are individually small but create a sizeable movement from a larger perspective.