Purmo Group, a leader in sustainable indoor climate comfort solutions announces that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative – a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices.
By joining UN Global Compact, Purmo Group is demonstrating its commitment to taking responsible business action by aligning its strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, for a more sustainable future.
The UN Global Compact is a call to companies all around the globe to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take action in support of UN goals and issues embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“We are proud that Purmo Group has joined the UN Global Compact. Joining the UN Global Compact mirrors our ‘Complete Care’ sustainability strategy, focusing on our environmental impacts and also ensuring fair working conditions in the markets we operate in,” says John-Peter Leesi, CEO of Purmo Group.
“Being a member in UNGC is a significant milestone for Purmo Group. We have set ourselves ambitious ESG targets and this is a further step in the right direction. It's not going to be easy, but we are committed to playing our part in contributing to a more sustainable future for us all,” comments Sam Hodlin, Head of Sustainability of Purmo Group.
As a participant of the United Nations Global Compact, Purmo Group is committed to reporting the progress against the ten guiding principles of the UN Global Compact starting from 2023.
Justin Roux, Global Head of Communications, Purmo Group Plc
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About Purmo Group:
Purmo Group is a leader in sustainable indoor climate comfort solutions in Europe. We provide complete heating and cooling solutions to residential and non-residential buildings, including radiators, underfloor heating, heat pumps, towel warmers, valves and controls. Our mission is to be the global leader in sustainable indoor climate comfort solutions. Our 3,500 employees operate in 24 countries, manufacturing and distributing top quality products and solutions to our customers in more than 100 countries globally. Purmo Group’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki with a ticker symbol PURMO. More information: www.purmogroup.com.
Purmo Group’s ‘Complete Care’ sustainability strategy puts climate at the heart of every aspect of our business. It addresses what we make, how we make it, how we treat our people and how we support the communities around us. To be understandable and measurable, these four areas have been translated into 10 commitments, measured by 24 KPIs and realised by a range of actions.
Read more about Complete Care at: https://www.purmogroup.com/en/sustainability.
About the United Nations Global Compact:
Launched in 2000, the UN Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with more than 15,000 companies and 3,800 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries.