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  • Performance on Our 2014 Commitments


    2014 Commitment Status Update on Progress

    Roll-out updated Code of Integrity e-learning for people joining SGS

    Human Rights

    On track Integrity e-learning module incorporated into SHINE onboarding program which employees must complete within six months of joining SGS
    Launch revised integrity e-learning module in 2014 Achieved E-learning module implemented across global network by end 2014
    Launch the “SGS Guiding Principles for Sustainable Business” in 2014 Behind schedule

    The SGS Guiding Principles for Sustainable Business have been drafted and will be formally approved as part of our sustainability agenda to 2020

    Conduct a human rights risk assessment with external experts based on international human rights frameworks, starting in 2014, focusing primarily on:

    • Internal operations in areas where human rights may be threatened
    • Review human rights elements in our supplier assessment process
    Behind schedule The recruitment of a Sustainability Manager, Sustainable Supply Chain was completed at the end of 2014. Consequently, this commitment will be carried forward to 2015

  • Our 2015 Commitments

    • Update the Annual Integrity Training with refreshed case studies and designs
    • Recruit Security Network members in each affiliate to oversee local implementation of the SGS Global Security Standard and related procedures
    • Further expand our network of trained risk managers to ensure security risks are adequately assessed in our affiliates
    • Continue to recruit investigators into our Investigation Network to ensure appropriate coverage across all regions
    • Conduct a human rights risk assessment with external experts based on international human rights frameworks, starting in 2014, focusing primarily on:
    • Internal operations in areas where human rights may be threatened
    • Review human rights elements in our supplier assessment process