Ipsos, Member of the United Nations Global Compact
On 19 November 2008, Ipsos was the first international research company to join the United Nations Global Compact. Through this initiative, Ipsos will embrace, support and implement principles that support the community, environment, human rights and labour standards. By adhering to the United Nations Global Compact, Ipsos is demonstrating its long term commitment to expand and grow responsibly, i.e. in ways that benefit local economies and societies.
Since we launched our “Taking Responsibility” programme in 2009, Ipsos embraces supports and implements principles that support the community, environment, human rights and labor standards. In support of this, in 2012 Ipsos named Richard Silman as our first Group Head of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Our support of the United Nations Global Compact is clearly stated in the Goals of our « Proud to be Ipsos »Vision Statement, namely:
"Taking Responsibility", the umbrella for all Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) action within Ipsos, is intended to support and strengthen this Vision by embedding it throughout the company and by helping to maximise the positive contribution Ipsos makes to the world in which it operates by:
For detailed information, please refer to the dedicated section of our Annual Document (soon to come).
You can also read our Communication on Progress on the UN website