Witte y Solà, faithful to its values and commitment to the sustainable development of its activity and our environment, certified ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) and won the Silver Medal in the EcoVadis certification.
Now, in November 2019, WYS has signed the accession to the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate social responsibility initiative.
This pact is based on 10 principles related to Human Rights, Labor, Environment and Anti-Corruption.
Under these principles, 17 sustainable development objectives are detailed on which companies have to provide evidence annually to support progress towards achieving these objectives.
Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms throughout the world
Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Goal 3. Ensure a healthy life and promote well-being for all at all ages
Goal 4. Ensure inclusive, equitable and quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Goal 6. Ensure the availability of water and its sustainable management and sanitation for all
Objective 7. Ensure access to affordable, safe, sustainable and modern energy for all
Goal 8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Goal 10. Reduce inequality in and between countries
Objective 11. Ensure that cities and human settlements are inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Objective 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production modalities
Goal 13. Adopt urgent measures to combat climate change and its effects *
Goal 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote the sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, manage forests sustainably, fight desertification, stop and reverse land degradation and curb the loss of biodiversity
Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, facilitate access to justice for all and create effective, responsible and inclusive institutions at all levels
Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
Witte and Solà, aware of the importance of all of them, have been working for years to achieve these objectives within their reach and practices with the example so that customers, suppliers and collaborators join similar initiatives.