Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)

CSR is part of Altares' strategy and aims to ensure that the company assumes its responsibility towards the planet and society, and that it integrates social and environmental concerns into its business activities and relationships with its stakeholders.

The Altares Group, an expert in business information, relies on its unique base of certified and enriched data to offer solutions that increase the performance of its clients’ key processes. Aware of the value of BtoB data for organisations, Altares-D&B is naturally committed to Corporate Social Responsibility.

We are fully committed

Altares-D&B is committed to sustainable development and to the United Nations Global Compact.

The United Nations Global Compact, an initiative of the UN Secretary General, proposes that companies around the world align their actions and strategies around ten principles relating to respect for human rights, international labour standards, the environment and the fight against corruption.

HUMAN RIGHTS

1. Promoting and respecting the protection of international human rights law
2. Ensuring that they are not complicit in human rights violations

ENVIRONMENT

7. Applying the precautionary approach to environmental challenges
8.Taking initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
9. Promoting the development and sharing of environmentally friendly technologies

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR STANDARDS

3.Respecting freedom of association and recognising the right to collective bargaining

4. Contributing to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour

5. Contributing to the effective abolition of child labour

6.Contributing to the elimination of any discrimination in employment

FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION

10. Fighting against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery

By joining the UN Global Compact, we commit to publishing an annual progress report to publicly communicate the initiatives taken to support the Sustainable Development Goals.

Ecovadis CSR Evaluation

Ecovadis is the world’s leading provider of CSR assessments for companies. Its aim is to provide CSR ratings, enabling all companies to reduce risk, boost performance and improve environmental and social outcomes.

Altares was assessed by Ecovadis and awarded a bronze medal for its performance.

Professional equality between women and men

The Professional Equality Index is designed to advance pay equity between women and men within businesses. Altares scored 76/100 on its assessment and is continuing its improvement actions.

Diversity

Altares D&B is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. This is a commitment put forward by any employer who wishes to proactively act in favour of diversity and thereby go beyond the legal and judicial framework of the fight against discrimination.

Our everyday initiatives

“No Plastic” Challenge

In partnership with a French association called No Plastic in My Sea, supported by the French Minister of Ecological Transition, Altares-D&B has engaged in the #NoPlasticChallenge.

15 days, 15 sustainable actions

For 15 working days, Altares-D&B employees in France and Benelux implemented sustainable actions to reduce their plastic consumption, both at work and at home. For each action implemented, Altares-D&B planted a tree on behalf of its employees in order to help reforest the planet.

Number of trees planted: 284 (284 photos)