UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT
Isavia is a signatory to the UN Global Compact and undertakes to ensure that its polices and work practices are in accordance with the ten basic principles of the United Nations on human rights, work issues, environmental issues and actions against corruption. Isavia also undertakes to publish information on the company’s social responsibility in accordance with the criteria of UN Global Compact and GRI.
THE TEN PRINCIPLES OF THE UN GLOBAL COMPACT
- Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
- 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: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
- Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
- Principle 6: the 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; and
- 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
THE WOMEN‘S EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES
Isavia has signed the UN Women‘s Empowerment Principles, which commits the company to work towards greater equality it in its operations. The agreement contains seven criteria to guide efforts to strengthen the position of women in companies and increase their participation in business.
- Principle 1: Establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality
- Principle 2: Treat all women and men fairly at work – respect and support human rights and nondiscrimination
- Principle 3: Ensure the health, safety and well-being of all women and men workers
- Principle 4: Promote education, training and professional development for women
- Principle 5: Implement enterprise development, supply chain and marketing practices that empower women
- Principle 6: Promote equality through community initiatives and advocacy
- Principle 7: Measure and publicly report on progress to achieve gender equality
The signing of the principles is a natural continuation of another work that the company is working under the terms of social responsibility, and is a part of other work on gender equality, where Isavia has already set goals.
THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
The goals for sustainable development are 17 in total. They aim to ensure prosperity and human rights throughout the world by 2030. These are broad objectives designed to be a guide for nations, institutions, businesses and individuals to make the world better. Isavia is currently focusing on the development goals of gender equality, responsible consumption and production and climate action.
Currently Isavia puts emphasise on the following goals: Good health and well-being (no 3), Gender equality (no 5), Decent work and economic growth (no 8), Responsible consumption and production (no 12), Climate action (no 13) and Partnerships for the goals (no 17) and has set goals connected to them.
GLOBAL REPORTING INITATIVE
Isavia submits a CSR report that follows the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI-Standards) and is prepared in accordance with GRI Standards Core with specific disclosures airport operation. Available measurements have been compiled as well as comparison between years where available. Following, continuous improvements will be made with the aim to increase the sustainability of the company. Over the next few years, further efforts will be made to boost the company’s sustainability. Link to Isavia´s Annual and CSR Report.
Isavia is a member of Festa, Centre for Social Responsibility. Festa’s mission is to promote CSR among Icelandic companies, increase awareness in the community and encourage research in the field.