St. James’s Place: Leading Responsible Business Strategy
Every aspect of SJP’s business has been reviewed through a sustainability lens, ensuring good client outcomes and sustainable long-term growth. From pioneering products such as its social care service, to its efforts in creating a diverse pool of industry-led talent, the company is proof that ESG and commercial success can go hand in hand with AUA, hitting a record high of £154bn in 2021.
Verizon: Citizen Verizon: Moving the World Forward
Verizon’s purpose is to move the world forward through the power of its networks. As we emerge from the pandemic with a greater understanding of how technology can both keep people connected and exacerbate existing inequalities, Verizon recognizes its unique responsibility in fostering an inclusive recovery and future. That is why the technology and communications services provider launched Citizen Verizon, a plan that not only leverages the power of next-gen technology to solve the world’s most pressing issues—from education to employment to climate justice—but also reimagines how social responsibility can be integrated throughout an entire corporation’s ecosystem to drive innovation.
Dentsu International: Inspiring people everywhere towards a new way of living
Since 2019, dentsu international has transformed its sustainability strategy and ambitions to an industry leading strategy driving culture change, business transformation, client and employee engagement across dentsu’s 145 countries, 45,000 employees, clients and stakeholders. It embeds social impact as a business and growth strategy for the long term, underpinning the company’s people, clients and creative transformation. In February 2021, with a new vision and a fresh visual identity, the 2030 social impact strategy was rolled out to dentsu people and clients, articulating how dentsu uses its collective passion, talent and capability to generate shared value globally.
TELUS: Let’s make the future friendly, together
TELUS continues to be a leader in the field of ESG, in every meaning of the acronym. We have implemented numerous ESG issues into our policies, practices, decision-making processes, and investments to ensure that it is embedded holistically and thoroughly throughout our company. At TELUS, these are foundational through our social purpose commitments, which drive our company. Our social purpose is composed of elements such as, environmental impacts, giving back to communities, and perpetuating transparent and ethical governance over our company.