Sustainability in If – a broader company assessment
Every day we work to improve and develop our sustainability efforts, many small and some big steps at a time. As most companies, we evolve our scope as we learn more, and we don’t see a finish line.
If is a subsidiary of Sampo Group. Sampo obtained UN Global Compact membership in 2019. As part of Sampo, we work to implement sustainability on all levels and in all our operations in If.
We are driven by our close knowledge of how climate affects people’s lives and communities in the most profound ways, often leaving those affected with sorrow and loss.
We strongly believe that we are all part of the solution the world needs. In If, we use our competence to support our customers and our influence to prove the benefits sustainable strategy and operations.
The 10 principles are:
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
Principle 2: Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
Principle 4: Elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
Principle 5: Effective abolition of child labour.
Principle 6: Elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.
Principle 8: Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
Principle 9: Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.