IBA Group Joins UN Global Compact
IBA Group announced that the company has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s leading voluntary corporate social responsibility initiative with more than 9,670 companies from 161 countries.
As a signatory member, IBA Group confirmed that it supports the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption. In addition, IBA Group pledged that it is committed to making the UN Global Compact (UNGC) and its principles part of the company’s strategy, culture and day-to-day operations, and to engaging in collaborative projects to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Last year, IBA Group signed an agreement on cooperation of socially responsible organizations of Belarus in the implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects. Joining the UNGC is the next step in this process, reaffirming the company’s adherence to sustainable development.
“We are happy to welcome IBA Group into our community. As the world becomes increasingly digital and interconnected, commitment to sustainability from IT companies is crucial to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals in 2030,” says Lucie Mádlová, the Board Director of Global Compact Local Network Czechia.
Sergei Levteev, IBA Group Chairman, goes on to say: “This step underscores our commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability that are firmly embedded in our strategy, values, and culture. Sustainability for us means creating a safe and comfortable working environment for our employees, developing IT education, and supporting vulnerable groups in the countries of our operations. This way, we contribute to a more sustainable society. As a signatory of the UN Global Compact, we reaffirm our commitment to the principles of social responsibility of business.”