ICONS International people are critical to its success. The Group motivates its employees and promotes involvement by making the most of diversity, supporting professional development, and ensuring safe, healthy working conditions.
Diversity underpins our history, culture and identity. That’s why the first commitment in Our Principles of Responsibility states that: ” ICONS International employees can all express their cultural diversity and are managed without discrimination”. We know that employees who feel respected are more motivated and effective. For this reason, we’ve taken measures to promote gender equality in the workplace, age diversity, jobs for the disabled and minority hiring. We take action at three levels: recruitment, job opportunities and career development. Our goal is to make diversity a strength, an advantage and a lever for developing creativity and competitiveness.
Health / Safety
In designing our policies, ICONS International adopted the World Health Organization’s definition of health: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. For ICONS International, health is a challenge shared by all of its team members and partners. The Group also considers that insurance coverage is a crucial lever for maintaining a high level of good health. It believes in deploying local approaches to achieve its goal of being the health benchmark in all host countries.
Sustainable development holds companies up to stakeholders’ expectations. As a Global Compact signatory, ICONS International takes sustainable development issues into account when selecting suppliers.
The Group encourages suppliers and their subcontractors to join the Global Compact themselves. By asking suppliers to meet its direct requirements and make a public commitment, the Group exposes them to the principles of sustainable development.
This approach also reflects ICONS International’s commitment to promoting human rights, in accordance with Global Compact Principle 1 (Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights) and Principle 2 (Businesses should make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses).
Corporate Social Responsibility
At ICONS INTERNATIONAL, the specialists in emerging markets and innovation, our goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere. Furthermore, we proactively promote the public interest by encouraging community growth and development. We voluntarily eliminate practices that harm the public sphere, regardless of legality. For ICONS International CSR is the deliberate inclusion of public interest into corporate decision-making, and the honoring of a triple bottom line (TBL): people, planet, profit. Our organization is driven by ethical and moral principles in all our business environment.