Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Well-founded in social, environmental and governance

In the scenario of a post-pandemic world, it is possible to think that societies have only been brought into crisis by the economic crisis generated at this point; However, the Survey of Social Strategic Architecture, by ANDI – the National Association of Industrialists – and its foundation, together with the firm Cifras y Conceptos, noticed that in Colombia there are various associations that maintain their commitment to the generation of a better life. conditions for the people.

This study shows that the voluntary social investment of companies in 2021, in the middle of the process of economic reactivation and the recovery of the country’s means of production, was $3.7 trillion. It is also clear that its main focus is on programs aimed at: workers and families (76%), philanthropy (74%), corporate social responsibility (71%), volunteers (43%) and new businesses with social impact. .(35%) This clearly explains the interest of the Organizations in terms of new approaches to tend to promote the collective good.

Care that transcends

Clearly, there are other instruments that allow for a more detailed investigation and responsibility of Colombian companies towards the environment and climate change; its relationship with employees, contribution to country and social responsibility, as well as ethical behavior and governance. This is the case of Merco Responsabilidad ESG Colombia, a study that integrates 24 information and more than 69,500 surveys with different ‘targets’ with the aim of evaluating each aspect.

In the 2022 event, recently presented, the evaluation of Compensar stands out, first in the category of family financial compensation, and 31 in the general order, thus confirming a trajectory of almost 45 years leading its efforts in favor of utility, development. and the development of society.

ESG, the role of comprehensive well-being

This is an example of more than 79 million actions between cash and health, carried out by the entity in 2022, in order to provide more benefits to its Members and the non-affiliated community, which have largely been achieved with different programs. various initiatives that contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals on issues related to health and well-being, quality education, employment, housing, climate action and ecosystem protection, among others.

By the way, to take care of the planet, this organization has defined a comprehensive management plan that can be supported on five axes: capacity building, capacity chain development, low carbon operation, low emission operation. and no waste, in addition to building capacity by training and educating collaborators and various interest groups.

According to this task, in 2022 the Compensar electric market 2 acquired 100% to replace fossil fuels, and also to build an electric station to charge, becoming the first private company with this type of vehicle for a special passenger service., with the capacity to move 730,000 people per year, which expects to reduce the emission of 90 tons of CO2 per year, in addition to generating savings of 55% in fuel and 54% in maintenance, thus mitigating negative impacts and promoting better air quality. city

On the other hand, in its ethical management and good corporate governance, Compensar’s work is specific with its values, philosophy, processes and its relationship with different interest groups, oriented towards risk prevention, internal control and early detection of factors. That can negatively impact even the order. For this reason, actions are always developed that promulgate ethical standards and obey the warning about their constant determination in all their actions; promotes adherence to the integrity and transparency of agreements and policy mechanisms for reporting irregular behavior.

In this way, Compensar renews its commitment to the generation of opportunities and activities aimed at contributing to the overall health of Colombians, confirms the mission and responsibility of the institutions today to transcend economic events and continues to advance according to the needs of society.

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