To take a more unified approach to addressing social issues and further integrating CSR activities with business goals, we established our CSR priorities in 2014 as a guide to be followed by group companies. In deciding our CSR priorities, we drew up key areas that we see important to us, our stakeholders and the society.
IVL group-wide strategy on corporate citizenship and philanthropic contributions focuses on three major priorities:
- Economic growth:
This addresses improving the living standards and prosperity of the communities in which we do our business.
IVL focuses on new, patented products that provide us with a sustainable advantage over our competitors and offer customers products that serve their needs and enhance their own sustainable objectives.
- A social license to operate:
IVL supports the local community so that we have fewer negative impacts whilst ensuring that we are admired as a positive force for development and change. We aim to adhere to all local and national obligations and regulations to protect the company’s businesses by building our image as a good corporate citizen.
IVL committed three of the UN Sustainability Development Goals for People, Planet and Prosperity to achieving sustainable development in its three dimensions are: