To promote sustainability throughout our company and embed it effectively, we created a sustainability governance structure in 2020 that includes the role of Group Sustainability Officer (GSO). Additionally, we developed and approved a sustainability strategy.
CHG-MERIDIAN wants to be part of the solution to overcoming the challenges of our time. We want to actively shape the path toward sustainable development. Therefore, we are playing our part in achieving the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) and consider them a key factor in future business success.
The sustainable development goals (SDGs) are the centerpiece of the United Nation’s Agenda 2030, the action plan for a better and more sustainable global future adopted in 2015. The 17 SDGs and 169 targets set uniform standards and formulate concrete goals for global challenges such as climate change, species extinction, poverty, and hunger. They are aimed at governments, businesses, and society. The goals to be achieved by 2030 offer the most comprehensive vision for sustainable development.
The sustainability strategy is based on the goals of our corporate strategy and contains key company-specific action areas:
From these we derive our sustainability targets and corresponding operational measures. The sustainability strategy is reviewed annually and adapted to our stakeholders' requirements.
We have set ourselves specific goals for our four action areas up to 2025 and have already partially achieved them.
"In 2020, we laid the foundations with our sustainability strategy. Since then, we have steadily expanded our activities in 2021 with carbonZER0 and our first ESG-linked funding."
At CHG-MERIDIAN, we assess the impact of our business to ensure that we develop sustainably. Our objective: efficient technology management with strong information security, fair and ethical business practices, and compliance with environmental and social standards.
Since 2012, we have set out our values and guidelines for our customers, employees, suppliers, and partners in our code of conduct and regularly updated the document since then. Read more: