Having 20 years’ experience in implementing the principles of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility, as an integral part of its business processes, the international group of companies IMMER Group, a leading producer of flexible packaging materials, has become a fully-fledged member of the UN Global Compact Initiative.
According to the Global Compact, member organizations shall contribute to the sustainable development of the world community by voluntary implementation of The Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labor standards and relations, the environmental and anti-corruption management for sustainable economic development of the Company and its community.
“Today, sustainable development is the only form of development and growth for any transparent, responsible and reliable business. Joining the UN Global Compact Initiative opens completely new levels of opportunities for our social and corporate responsibility. Among other advantages that gives the Global Compact, we will get the access to a global resource of exclusive information, we will be able to learn, adapt and implement the best corporate practices and standards, which in turn will bring benefit not only to our Company and our partners, but to all society at large.” said Mrs. Irina Mirochnik, the IMMER Group President.
In addition, as an uncompromising supporter of the principles stated in the Compact, IMMER Group will be able to cooperate with the world community of like-minded organisations more effectively, as well as withstand the global challenges.
"We are pleased to welcome IMMER Group as a full-fledged member of the UN Global Compact Initiative. I am sure that IMMER Group will become an active partner in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals and will be able to share its expertise via the Global Compact platform with other stakeholders", – commented Tatiana Saharuk, Head of the UN Global Compact Office in Ukraine.
“I am glad that our partner has joined the Global Compact, where Dow Company is an advanced member. IMMER Group and Dow repeatedly participated in joint business and social projects. The challenges we are facing today in ecology, resource saving, and development of "green economy" are of global nature. We will be able to solve them only by pulling the same end of the rope and we find Global Compact Initiative as an excellent arena for such joint efforts” – commented Mr. Alexander Aleksandrov, the head of the DOW Company Representative Office in Ukraine.
More about The UN Global Compact:
The UN Global Compact is the world's largest corporate social responsibility initiative. As of February 2017, the Global Compact was joined by more than 9,200 companies and organizations from 166 countries. The initiative is aimed at disseminating the Ten Principles through accessible channels of communication, encouraging business social responsibility and providing reports on the implementation of such policies. More information is available on the official website: https://www.unglobalcompact.org/