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Tag joins United Nations Global Compact as part of 2020 sustainability agenda

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Feb 24 2020

London, UK, 24 February 2020 – Tag, the global marketing production partner to brands and agencies, has signed up as a Participant to the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

As a key 2020 commitment, Tag has signed an agreement to make the UN Global Compact and its principles part of Tag’s core strategy, culture and day-to-day operations. The commitment also outlines its plan to engage in collaborative projects which advance the broader development goals of the United Nations, particularly the Sustainable Development Goals.

The UN Global Compact is a United Nations initiative to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation. The framework is based on ten principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption.

Tag’s 2020 Sustainability Commitments:

  • Join the UN Global Compact
  • Audit the majority of our strategic vendors
  • Reduce PVC usage and actively propose alternatives to clients with the aim of eliminating PVC completely from marketing materials
  • Extend the Forest Stewardship Council certification (FSC) in our regions
  • Rollout EcoVadis ratings and scorecards to our supply chain
  • Enhance sustainable sourcing for our clients by investing in resource

David Kassler, Global CEO, Tag said: “This is a significant commitment for Tag and a major part of our sustainability agenda in 2020 and beyond. We recognise that we are in a position to support our clients with their sustainability objectives and positively transform not just our own business operations, but sustainability in the marketing industry.”

Deepti Velury, Chief People Officer and Sustainability Lead at Tag commented: “We are unwavering in our pledge to drive the adoption of sustainable and socially responsible practices across every aspect of our business. Our 2,500 people globally will all play a part in helping to deliver against these commitments and we look forward to taking this message to our clients and suppliers globally.”

 

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