Taking responsibility

The Ipsos approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has always incorporated three critical elements – Social, Societal and Environmental. This information not only gives us insight into benchmarking our performance, around the world, but also provides a basis for our improvement.

A CSR commitment wherever Ipsos operates | Ipsos Foundation
Committed to the planet | Employee volunteering

Ipsos_logo-united-nations-global-compactA CSR commitment wherever Ipsos operates

Ipsos was the first research company in the world to subscribe to the UN Global Compact, in 2008. The Group has subscribed for respecting ten universal principles concerning human rights, labour, the environment and combating corruption.

The CSR policy management tools include “The Green Book”, the Ipsos Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics, and the “Book of Policies and Procedures”, supplemented by a whistle-blowing procedure.

Ipsos-Green-BookThe Ipsos Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics
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Ipsos-taking-responsibility-foundationIpsos Foundation

Established in 2014, the mission of the Ipsos Foundation is to “Develop a global outreach program to support and implement educational programs for underprivileged children and adolescents around the world”.

Since its creation, the Ipsos Foundation has funded 89 projects in 40 different countries, for a total amount of over €2.4M. Over the years, we have built schools in Nepal, Ghana and Zambia, provided books in the USA, Hong Kong, South Africa and Haiti, supported the education of children in the UK, France, Jordan, the Philippines and Brazil. 

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Promote the integration of refugees 

In September 2018, Ipsos signed a partnership agreement with Tent Foundation, established in 2016 by Hamdi Ulukaya, to mobilize businesses around the world to improve the lives and livelihoods of over 25 million men, women and children forcibly displaced from their countries of origin and with refugee status. Ipsos currently employs over 60 refugees worldwide.


Ipsos-tatking-responsibility-political-environmentCommitted to the planet

In 2008, Ipsos embarked on a structured approach to manage its environmental footprint. To this end, a report is compiled on its greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, Ipsos has implemented environmental policies in most countries aimed at reducing waste and energy consumption.

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Ipsos-taking-responsibility-employee-volunteeringEmployee volunteering

Ipsos' Taking Responsibility program covers the societal aspect of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) independent standards, which help organizations of all types to report their impact in terms of climate change, human rights and corruption.

The involvement of our countries and our employees in societal and community issues is growing year-on-year.

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In 2020, Ipsos joins an international partnership to implement non-pharmaceutical interventions against Covid-19 in Africa

Ipsos in Kenya supports the programmes of the Research Clubs of Africa (RCA). This initiative is to support secondary school students who want to be introduced to research and opinion surveys in their favourite subjects.

 

Disseminate the lessons learned from our research to support positive change in societies

As part of our commitments to society, Ipsos partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to produce and publish to global economic decision-makers some of our data on sustainable development and economic and societal trends.

 

Extra-financial performance report 2021

 

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