adm Group has submitted its annual Communication of Progress (CoP) to the UN Global Compact (UNGC) – the biggest CSR initiative on the planet. Since 2016 adm Group has been committed to the UN’s corporate responsibility initiative and its ten principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption. The CoP highlights the further steps adm are taking to follow these principles.
adm takes its partnership with the UNGC seriously and is passionate about supporting the UNGC to ensure that businesses take action for a more sustainable future. To this end, adm has become an annual donating participant to help fund the UNGC’s projects as well as attending meetings with other UNGC participating companies to share initiatives on innovation and sustainability.
The CoP includes a statement from Justin Barton, CEO at adm Group:
“This is the second year that we are submitting our CoP to the UNGC and I am pleased to confirm that adm Group continues 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’s Ten Principles into our business strategy, culture and daily operations.”
adm has made significant progress in 2017 to become a more sustainable business. In the past year, adm has been awarded a Gold Advance score by EcoVadis for its CSR work and has been shortlisted for a top global CSR award by Sedex. adm also launched its mandatory global compliance training programme, which covers areas including modern slavery and business ethics, to help support adm’s aim to adhere to the UNGC’s principles.
To view the full communication detailing our complete CSR progress in 2017, visit adm’s profile on the UNGC website.
The UN Global Compact harnesses the power of collective action in the promotion of responsible corporate citizenship. The Global Compact provides a framework of ten principles in four different categories – human rights, labour standards, the environment & anti-corruption – within which companies are invited to manage their operations. There are over 9,500 company members based in 160 countries.