hours volunteered in bottom-up initiatives in 2019
Corporate social responsibility at Avaloq
Supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
Each of the 17 SDGs provides an urgent call-to-action for governments, businesses and civil society organisations to address the most relevant problems facing the world today.
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by switching to 100% renewable energy and becoming a net zero emissions company.
Decent work & economic growth
Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all. By ensuring both financial and non-financial value to our clients and communities.
Partnership for the goals
Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development by engaging with recognized organizations to initiate dialogue on challenges of corruption.
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by increasing the number of women in our workforce to 30% – as well as doubling the number of women in senior/management positions.
Our environmental strategy
Our greenhouse gas emissions
In 2019, we have reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by 9% compared to 2018, despite an increase in the number of employees. Looking ahead, we will continue to explore ways to reduce our emissions and increase the ambition of our reduction targets over time.
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Doing Well by Doing Good
Doing Well by Doing Good is an annual social engagement programme which sponsors 12 volunteering projects focused on the environment, knowledge sharing, well-being or gender equality.
Volunteering days programme
During volunteering days, Avaloq employees help local communities and the environment by cleaning up at festivals, in forests and so forth.
Avaloq has supported SOS Kinderdorf, an NGO, since 2015. The NGO works to provide shelter, educational programmes and access to healthcare for unprivileged children and families in 135 countries.