First Communication on Progress - Arbonne International

Participant
Published
  • 2019/01/04
Time period
  • January 2018  –  January 2019
Format
  • Stand alone document – Basic COP Template
Differentiation Level
  • This COP qualifies for the Global Compact Active level
Self-assessment
  • Includes a CEO statement of continued support for the UN Global Compact and its ten principles
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Human Rights
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Labour
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Environment
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Anti-Corruption
  • Includes a measurement of outcomes
 
  • Statement of continued support by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Statement of the company's chief executive (CEO or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing the company's ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles.

  • 1/4/2019

    To our stakeholders:

    I am pleased to confirm that Arbonne International reaffirms its support of the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

    In this annual Communication on Progress, we highlight our actions to continually improve the integration of the Global Compact and its principles into our business strategy, culture and operations. We also commit to sharing this information with our stakeholders using our primary channels of communication.

    Sincerely,
    Jean-David Schwartz
    Arbonne CEO

Human Rights
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of human rights for the company (i.e. human rights risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on Human Rights.

  • We ensure a safe, supportive environment for company employees, e.g. the Great Shakeout Earthquake drill.

    We protect workers from workplace harassment, including physical, verbal, sexual or psychological harassment,abuse or threats and have mandatory training to support these goals.

    We produce products that are vegan and cruelty-free, avoiding harm to humans and animals.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement Human Rights policies, address Human Rights risks and respond to Human Rights violations.

  • No answer provided.
  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • Measurement of outcomes in progress (via corporate sustainability report GRI Index worksheet).

Labour
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of labour rights for the company (i.e. labour rights-related risks and opportunities). Description of written policies, public commitments and company goals on labour rights.

  • Arbonne exercises fair employment practices and expects our suppliers to do so, too.

    Arbonne will not do business with suppliers employing child, prison, indentured or bonded labor, or using corporal punishment or other forms of mental and physical coercion.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions taken by the company to implement labour policies, address labour risks and respond to labour violations.

  • No answer provided.
  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • Measurement of outcomes in progress (via corporate sustainability report GRI Index worksheet).

Environment
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of environmental protection for the company (i.e. environmental risks and opportunities). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on environmental protection.

  • We are a Carbon Neutral Company.

    We set a Science-Based Target to reduce emissions by 30% by 2020.

    We are improving procurement, including sourcing sustainable palm, shea butter and sustainable stem cell extracts.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement environmental policies, address environmental risks and respond to environmental incidents.

  • No answer provided.
  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates environmental performance.

  • Measurement of outcomes in progress (via corporate sustainability report GRI Index worksheet).

Anti-Corruption
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of anti-corruption for the company (i.e. anti-corruption risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on anti-corruption.

  • We include “ethical behavior” and related language in contracts with business partners.

    We ensure that internal procedures support our anti-corruption commitment and have security protocols in place.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement anti-corruption policies, address anti-corruption risks and respond to incidents.

  • No answer provided.
  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates anti-corruption performance.

  • Measurement of outcomes in progress (via corporate sustainability report GRI Index worksheet).