Isavia has set a CSR policy and is working on various projects connected to corporate social responsibility.
Isavia sponsors an initiative where about 300 companies in the tourism industry signed a declaration on responsible tourism. It is a project that promotes environmental protection and corporate social responsibility. Thus, the industry joined hands in a show of solidarity and responsibility in building a strong industry for the future.
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.
UN Global Compact
Isavia joined the UN Global Compact initiative in 2016. By doing that the company joined nearly 10.000 companies in 162 countries which are participating in the project. Subsequently, the company also became a member of the UN Global Compact Nordic, which is a Nordic cooperation.
With its participation Isavia commits itself to act according to the ten principles of the United Nations on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. The company commits to engage in collaborative projects which advance the broader development goals of the United Nations, particularly the Sustainable Development Goals.
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 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