Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2013/01/04
Time period
  • January 2012  –  January 2013
Format
  • Stand alone document – Basic COP Template
Differentiation Level
  • This COP places the participant on the Global Compact Learner Platform
  • Missing items have been flagged in the self-assessment
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 Stratafly 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 share this information with our stakeholders using our primary channels of communication.

    Sincerely yours,

    
Dave Mathews
    Managing Director

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 support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights vis-a-vis the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This support is part of our evolving corporate citizenship promise that is detailed on our web site. Our goal is to continue to uphold the principle of the declaration as we grow as an organization.

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

  • We try build partnerships with companies/organizations that adhere to the UN Declaration of Human Rights Principals

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

  • No answer provided.
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.

  • The Stratafly management philosophy is based on responsibility and mutual respect. We have created an environment that encourages collaboration, creativity and achievement but always keeps in mind the principles that are outlined in the UN Global Compact.

    - Elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
    - We have an employee handbook that outlines employee rights and responsibilities
    - We have a policy that requires our business partners and suppliers to adhere to the Global Compact Labour principles

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

  • We've created an employee handbook that outlines all our policies including:
    - Health and Safety Policies
    - Employee Relations
    - Equal Employment Opportunities
    - Business Ethics and Conduct
    - Employee Benefits

    We also have a Director of Human Resources - Pam Fallow - Who is responsible for communicating all and any issues, changes to policies to employees

    We have appointed a Corporate Citizenry ambassador - Rosette Sewali - who's responsible for ensuring awareness to senior management

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

  • No answer provided.
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.

  • Due to the size of our organization, we have yet to create specific policies around the Environment.

  • 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.

  • No answer provided.
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.

  • Stratafly has created a policy outline for Business Ethics and Conducts:

    The successful business operation and reputation of Stratafly is built upon the principles of fair dealing and ethical conduct of our employees. Our reputation for integrity and excellence requires careful observance of the spirit and letter of all applicable laws and regulations, as well as a scrupulous regard for the highest standards of conduct and personal integrity.

    The continued success of Stratafly is dependent upon our customers' trust and we are dedicated to preserving that trust. Employees owe a duty to Stratafly, its customers, and shareholders to act in a way that will merit the continued trust and confidence of the public.

    Stratafly will comply with all applicable laws and regulations and expects its directors, officers, and employees to conduct business in accordance with the letter, spirit, and intent of all relevant laws and to refrain from any illegal, dishonest, or unethical conduct. Stratafly supports the UN Convention Against Corruption and other international instruments..

    In general, the use of good judgment, based on high ethical principles, will guide you with respect to lines of acceptable conduct. If a situation arises where it is difficult to determine the proper course of action, the matter should be discussed openly with your immediate supervisor.

    Compliance with this policy of business ethics and conduct is the responsibility of every Stratafly employee. Disregarding or failing to comply with this standard of business ethics and conduct could lead to disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination of employment.

  • 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.

  • No answer provided.