GSEG CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) STATEMENT
Our vision is to become a world class multinational conglomerate, focused on a sustainable integrated business model that is operating within the following business sectors; energy, infrastructure, agri-aquaculture, commodities trading, healthcare and finance.
We will conduct our business with Integrity, Diversity and Inclusiveness, Innovation and Sustainability to create the world we want for our communities, families and children. Good business for good society, today and tomorrow.
To make this happen our guiding principle is to work with individual and institutional ethics towards full membership of the UN Global Compact in accordance with the following:
- Do business responsibly by aligning their strategies and operations with the Ten Principles on Human Rights, Labour, Environment And Anti-Corruption; and
- Take strategic actions to advance broader societal goals, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with an emphasis on collaboration and innovation.
The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact
Our corporate sustainability starts with our value system and a principles-based approach to doing business. This means operating in ways that, at a minimum, meet fundamental responsibilities in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption and align with the following Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.
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.
GSEG specific Policy: GSEG Human Rights Policy
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.
GSEG specific Policy: GSEG Labour & Modern Slavery Policy
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.
GSEG specific Policy: GSEG Environmental Policy
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.
GSEG specific Policy: GSEG Anti-Corruption Policy