The term “Corporate Social Responsibility” (in the following “CSR”) describes the ecological, economic and social impact exerted by a business. CSR management aims at capturing this impact and controlling it in a way that it leads to a long-lasting impact that is socially accepted. In short: CSR is the voluntary extension of economic thinking by ecological (environmental protection), social and ethical aspects.
Circle Unlimited AG (in the following “CU”) is aware of the fact that their corporate action must exceed mere compliance with legal regulations. For this fact, CU acts in a resource-efficient as well as ecologically and socially responsible way. Furthermore, CU is aware of global problems such as climate change, water shortage, poverty, deforestation and endangering of biodiversity and takes them as challenges.
Accordingly, CSR is an essential aspect of the corporate strategy of CU. In general, it comprises three dimensions:
This statement of Corporate Social Responsibility describes the key principles and demands that CU expects of their business partners in relation with responsibility towards humans and the environment. CU expects of their business partners to take serious action in order to pass the requirements outlined below on to their respective business partner.
CU expects that the business partner...
Adhering to these standards forms the basis for cooperation between CU and all of their business partners.