Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) company policy refers to our responsibility toward our environment. Our company’s existence is not solitary; it is part of a bigger system of people, values, other organisations and nature. The social responsibility of a business is to give back to the world around us just as it gives to us.
What is Corporate Social Responsibility?
Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) company policy outlines our efforts to give back to the world as it gives to us.
This CSR policy applies to our company and its subsidiaries. It may also refer to suppliers and partners.
We want to be a responsible business that meets the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. Our company’s social responsibility falls under two categories: compliance and proactiveness.
Compliance refers to our company’s commitment to legality and willingness to observe community values.
Our company will:
- Respect the law.
- Honour its internal policies.
- Ensure that all its business operations are legitimate.
- Keep partnerships and collaborations open and transparent.
We will always conduct business with integrity and respect to human rights. We will promote:
- Safety and fair dealing.
- Respect toward the consumer.
- Anti-bribery and anti-corruption practices.
- Supporting of Equality and Diversity.
Proactiveness is our initiatives to promote human rights, help communities and protect our natural environment.
We will ensure that we:
- Don’t risk the health and safety of our employees and community.
- Avoid harming the lives of local and indigenous people.
- Encourage diversity and inclusion.
Our company is dedicated to protecting human rights. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and will abide by all fair labour practices. We will ensure that our activities do not directly or indirectly violate human rights in any country (e.g. forced labour).
Donations & Aid
Our company may preserve a budget to make monetary donations and also donations in kind by providing free services. Our company donations will aim to:
- Advance the arts, heritage crafts, education and community events.
- Preserve the environment and support biodiversity.
Our company will encourage its employees to volunteer. They can volunteer through programs organised internally or externally. Our company may sponsor and support volunteering events from other organisations.
Preserving Environment & Biodiversity
Our company recognises the need to protect the natural environment. Keeping our environment clean and unpolluted is a benefit to all. We’ll always follow best practices when disposing of waste and using chemical substances. Apart from legal obligations, our company will proactively protect the environment.
Examples of relevant activities that have an environmental impact include:
- Conserving energy;
- Corporate Support For NBN member groups;
- Using environmentally friendly tech;
- Developing WordPress Plugins to support the environment;
- Carbon offsetting / tree planting;
Net Zero – Climate Positive Workforce
We have teamed up with Ecologi in an effort to both support tree planting projects around the world and to offset the impact that our workforce has on the environment. Read more about our growing forest and the tree planting projects we’ve been supported by clicking the Ecologi Climate Positive Workforce logo.
Our company may initiate and support local community creative, environmental and educational programs. For example, it may begin partnerships with vendors and groups for implementing digital technology and marketing. It can provide support to nonprofit organisations or movements to promote cultural, environmental and economic development of global and local communities.
Learning & Development
We will actively invest in Research and Development. We will be open to suggestions and listen carefully to ideas. Our company will try to continuously improve the way it operates.
Our company recognises the United Nations Global Compact as a basis for responsible business practices, combined with collaboration and innovation, which can bring about powerful change in markets and societies. We will readily act to promote our identity as a socially aware and responsible business. Management must communicate this policy on all levels. Managers are also responsible for resolving any CSR issues.