Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2021/08/24
Time period
  • August 2020  –  August 2021
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.

  • To our stakeholders:

    I am pleased to confirm that CLODE Consultants FZ LLC 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 describe our actions to continually improve the integration of the Global Compact and its principles into our business strategy, culture, and daily operations. We also commit to sharing this information with our stakeholders using our primary channels of communication, where appropriate.

    Yours faithfully,

    Tim Clode
    Managing Director
    CLODE Consultants FZ LLC

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.

  • CLODE Consultants FZ LLC supports the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the UN General Assembly, that enshrines the rights and freedoms of all human beings.

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

  • Implementation of a duty of care policy covering human rights issues.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • CLODE Consultants FZ LLC has implemented a duty of care policy covering human rights issues. We ensure workers are provided safe, suitable, and sanitary work facilities, and we protect workers from workplace harassment, including physical, verbal, sexual or psychological harassment, abuse, or threats. This has raised human rights awareness amongst company directors, subcontractors, and business partners.

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.

  • CLODE Consultants FZ LLC supports the ILO core conventions to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards.

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

  • CLODE Consultants FZ LLC is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce across its directors and subcontractors.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • We ensure the company does not participate in any form of forced or bonded labour. We comply with minimum wage standards. We ensure employment-related decisions are based on relevant and objective criteria

    • The company comprises one female director, and two male directors
    • The company’s full-time Executive Assistant is female
    • Of these four, two are white, one is Arab, and one is Asian
    • Of these four, one is 51-60, two are 41-50, and one is 31-40
    • The company subcontracts a wide variety of experts, across its diverse network, for its various international projects
    • The company has a zero rate of occupational diseases, injuries, and absenteeism

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.

  • CLODE Consultants FZ LLC supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.

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

  • Implementation of a duty of care policy covering environmental issues.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates environmental performance.

  • CLODE Consultants FZ LLC has implemented a duty of care policy covering environmental issues. We ensure policies are in place to minimise negative environmental impacts, and to minimise risks to human health. This has raised environmental awareness amongst company directors, subcontractors, and business partners.

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.

  • CLODE Consultants FZ LLC supports the UN Convention Against Corruption as the only legally binding international anti-corruption multilateral treaty.

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

  • Implementation of anti-corruption measures.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates anti-corruption performance.

  • CLODE Consultants FZ LLC assesses the risk of corruption when doing business. We mention “anti-corruption” and “ethical behaviour” in contracts with business partners. We ensure that internal procedures support the company’s anti-corruption commitment.