Corporate Social Responsibility
As a global company, AGS Relocation has a key role to play in collective effort. Every year, we make progress on implementing our social and environmental responsibility policy. AGS operates as an ethical business on all levels: as a supplier, a purchaser, an employer and as part of the wider Global Community.
AGS Relocation is committed to responsible business practices.
AGS Relocation is attentive to our impact on nature, society, our partners and the local communities in which we operate. Our Business Ethics Policy is linked to the principles of sustainable development which considers social and environmental responsibilities in the countries where our branches are located.
AGS Relocation is a proud member of the UN Global Compact and adheres to its core principles: promoting human rights, fair labour standards, environmental conservation and support against corruption.
AGS also supports the NGO Planète Urgence in its actions and commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, protect biodiversity and promote local socio-economic development.Contact Us
Caring through CSR initiatives and building strong partnerships
For more than four decades AGS Relocation has developed and rolled out initiatives to reduce our impact on the planet and promote awareness and social responsibility.
PLANÈTE URGENCE: 1 MOVE = 1 TREE
AGS is always conscious of our carbon footprint and the well-being of the planet. Planète Urgence was selected by AGS as a symbol of our true commitment to the issues our Planet Earth is facing every single day.
Common values and goals are shared by our partnership with Planète Urgence to fight side by side against global warming and to promote social and economic development all around the world.
AGS Relocation is an active participant in the countries where our branches are located. We take action to offset our impact on the environment by planting trees. The “1 international move = 1 tree” project, in partnership with Planète Urgence, allows us to include our clients in our plan for reforestation in Africa and Asia within a sustainable development framework.
To date, over 240 000 trees have been planted by AGS Relocation.
We want to be exemplary as an ethical business.
AGS Relocation operates as a responsible leader and relies on the fundamental values laid out in the principles of the UN Global Compact, the International Labour Organisation and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The AGS Group’s Ethics Charter revolves around all those values and principles, and guides us in our actions, strategy and relationships with suppliers and customers. This is not a mere declaration of intention – it is a true dedication through which we find meaning and powerful actions.
For our environment
In addition to our partnership with Planète Urgence, AGS Relocation has implemented an Environmental Management System that identifies objectives, implements action plans and monitors progress.
- AGS packing boxes and containers are made of recyclable materials (75% to 100%).
- All AGS vehicles and trucks meet every national and local standard for carbon emissions and respect the load-carrying rules applied in each country.
- Energy-saving policies and practices are implemented in each of our locations worldwide.
For the people
AGS loves its teams and acknowledges the fact that great successes relies on great interconnections. Creating a safe and soothing work environment worldwide is one of our main objectives.
AGS Relocation commits to local development and contributes to numerous charity projects around the word – positively impacting local communities to move forward and enabling people to have a better quality of life.
UN Global Compact – 10 Principles
UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT
AGS Relocation was the first relocation company to join the UN Global Compact and commit to supporting its Ten Principles. As a member of the Global Compact, we are committed to the principles contained in this report. We work towards making improvements in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption, and we encourage the companies we work with to do the same. We publish a progress report of the actions we have taken annually.
The 10 Principles of the UN Global Compact include;
1 Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights;
2 Businesses should ensure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
3 Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
4 The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
5 The effective abolition of child labour;
6 The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
7 Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
8 Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility;
9 Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
10 Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.
The four principles below are part of our DNA