Corporate Social Responsibility

Pontarius business model is focused on value-adding and sustainable development for our customers based on an emphasis on the continous professional development of our employees and our systematic way of approaching a client need.

At Pontarius we strongly believe that sustainable development is based on the utilization of balanced strategies. This means taking a holistic approach to present and future challenges through the integration of economic growth, social equity and environmental management. In the end, sustainability is about understanding and balancing the visions, goals and needs of all stakeholders, with the balance between creativity and structure being critical to success. This balance between creativity and structure is an ongoing management objective that requires flexibility depending the various stages of a particular development initiative.

Pontarius mission is responsible behavior in society so that our sustainable development complies with the interests and requirements of the wider community relating to social development and environmental protection.

Pontarius adhere to the UN Global Compact whereby the company has committed itself to 10 principles.

 

Human Rights

Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour

Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environment


Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;


Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Anti-Corruption


Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.