Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2019/02/26
Time period
  • April 2019  –  April 2020
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.

  • 31 March 2019

    To our stakeholders:

    I am pleased to confirm that ASPIDE Group 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,

    Prof. Dr. Margarita Mathiopoulos
    Founder / CEO
    ASPIDE Group

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.

  • Written company policy on respecting Human Rights and preventing potential abuses (e.g. in code of conduct)

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

  • Awareness raising or training of employees on Human Rights

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

  • Periodic review of results by senior management

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.

  • Policy requiring 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.

  • Consultation with employees and other stakeholders

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

  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performence

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.

  • Policy requiring business partners and suppliers to adhere to the Global Compact environmental principles

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

  • Activities aimed at improving the energy efficiency of products, services and processes

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

  • Periodic review of results by senior management

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.

  • Policy requiring business partners and suppliers to adhere to the Global Compact anti-corruption principles

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

  • Awareness raising or training of employees about the company's policies regarding anti-corruption and extortion (e.g. mailings, internet, internal communication, etc.)

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

  • External audits of anti-corruption programmes