The SDG Publishers Compact is a United Nations initiative that was launched in 2020 in collaboration with theInternational Publishers Association. It aims to accelerate progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Having signed the Compact, we are now using the SDG framework to develop a range of sustainable working practices.
In August 2021, we were delighted to receive an EcoVadis Gold Medal sustainability rating following an assessment of our policies, practices and measures on the environment, labour and human rights, and ethics. We're passionate about continuing this work and want to keep pushing to achieve a more sustainable working environment.
Of course, there is more to do! Please check back for updates.
Our core activities are now carbon neutral:
Additionally, we are encouraging staff to lower their commute-related carbon emissions by offering:
Commitment to sustainable practices has become a key criterium when evaluating suppliers:
We have implemented a zero-waste policy:
We are passionate about creating a working environment that promotes staff health and wellbeing:
IFIS is an educational charity committed to supporting the needs of all researchers and students around the world: