UN Global Compact

Paying.Green® is an active Participant of the UN Global Compact

Founded in 2000, The United Nations Global Compact is the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability and responsible business practices initiative.

Paying.Green® is an active member of this global movement with more than 10,000 companies and 3,000 organizations, across 170 countries, that seeks to support sustainability through responsible operations, concrete actions, and meaningful dialogue.

As a profit for purpose organisation with a non-profit environmental charitable foundation Paying.Green® joined the UNGC in support of shared values, commitment to action and strategic vision.

The UNGC aim is to support global citizenship by advancing universal values in business operations by aligning business operations and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, climate change and anti-corruption.

Paying.Green® joined the UNGC in support of shared values, commitment to action and strategic vision.

Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact

As part of the UN Global Compact, Paying.Green® committed to uphold the following values and principles:

Human Rights

  • Support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
  • Ensure that practices are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour

  •  Uphold the freedom of association and effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
  • Eliminate all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
  • Abolish child labour.
  • Eliminate discrimination in the workplace.

Environment

  • Support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.
  • Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
  • Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Anti-Corruption

  • Work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Governance

Paying.Green® will continue to publicly demonstrate its sustainability commitments and progress to its employees, investors, partners, and stakeholders.

Our commitment to sustainable and ethical operations is reinforced by our Human Rights Policies and Environmental, Social and Governance Policies.

Our Communication on Progress

As a Participant in the UNGC, we annually disclose our progress on the implementation of the Ten Principles and the activities we are carrying out in support of the 2030 development agenda.

Our Communication on Progress increases transparency and accountability, pushes us to continue to improve on our performance and ensures that as a UNGC Participant Paying.Green® lives up to the expectations set by the United Nations.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2015, 193 countries came together and agreed to take on the UN Sustainable Development Goals — a framework of 17 goals aimed at achieving a better and more sustainable future for everyone. These are also known within the context of ‘Agenda 2030’.

The UNGC supports companies taking strategic actions towards broader societal goals, such as the 17 SDGs.

At Paying.Green®, we’re committed to helping address those UN Sustainable Development Goals falling within our sphere of influence.

Our Carbon Policy recognises all 17 SDGs.