2021 Universal Registration Document
4 CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
Engaging our stakeholders to meet their needs better
Human rights, international labour standards, environment 4.5. and anti-corruption commitments
As an expression of its values, Sopra Steria is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, in the “Global Compact Advanced” reporting category. Through this commitment, Sopra Steria supports the Global Compact’s 10 principles in the areas of human rights, international labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption. The Group also undertakes to promote these principles within its sphere of influence and to continue with its own efforts along these lines.
The 10 principles of the UN Global Compact
Frame of reference
Sopra Steria’s commitments
Human rights The Global Compact draws on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Human rights are the inalienable rights of all people, regardless of nationality, place of residence, sex, ethnic or national origin, colour, religion, language or any other criterion.
See section 2. “Social responsibility: a committed and responsible Group” (pages 107 to 119): “Diversity and equal opportunity”, “Health, safety and working conditions” and “Labour relations”. See section 4.“Governance that meets stakeholders’ expectations” (pages 135 to 149): “Suppliers and partners”, “Helping our clients with innovation and digital sustainability sustainable”, “Preventing corruption and influence peddling”, “Data protection”, “Group’s community commitment”, “Duty of vigilance and vigilance plan”. See section 2 “Social responsibility: a committed and responsible Group” (pages 107 to 119): “Maintaining and developing skills”, “Labour relations”, “Diversity and equal opportunity”, “Health and safety”, “Health, safety and working conditions”.
1. Support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights 2. Make sure we are not complicit in human rights abuses
International labour standards The Global Compact refers to the ILO (International Labour Organization) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (1998).
3. Uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining 4. Uphold the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour 5. Uphold the effective abolition of child labour 6. Uphold the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation 7. Support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges 8. Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility 9. Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
Environment The Global Compact draws on some of the principles of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development (1992) such as the precautionary principle, and in Section 30 of the Rio Summit’s Agenda 21 report setting out the role of businesses in sustainable development. Fight against corruption This principle refers to the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
See section 3. “Environmental responsibility: Carbon-neutral trajectory - Net-zero emissions by 2028” (pages 120 to 134).
10. Work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery
See section 4.4.3. paragraph “Preventing corruption and influence peddling” (page 143)
SOPRA STERIA UNIVERSAL REGISTRATION DOCUMENT 2021
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