As the corporate sustainability leader, Aviva has undertaken projects for environmental sustainability and has also collaborated with the UN Global Compact to achieve their CSR objectives.
Aviva’s reporting framework includes their own annual report and accounts and submissions to public reporting initiatives including: full disclosure of company performance to the FTSE4Good, Dow Jones Sustainability, Ethibel and ECPI business indexes, an annual Accounting for Sustainability statement, an annual report to the Carbon Disclosure Project, an annual communication on progress for the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), and annual reporting against the ClimateWise principles.
Aviva joined the world’s largest and most supported CR initiative in 2001. In 2010, it was chosen to be members of the LEAD group due to our corporate sustainability leadership. It reports annually against the 10 Global Compact principles. ClimateWise is the global insurance industry’s leadership group driving action on climate change risk. It is a co-author and founding signatory of the six ClimateWise principles and report its performance against them annually.
The Accounting for Sustainability connected reporting framework is used. Combining financial and non-financial information, this enables it to provide the full picture of our impacts in annual reporting.
It has been a signatory to the UN Global Compact, the world’s biggest and best-supported CR initiative, since August 2001. In 2010, Aviva was invited to be one of approximately 50 companies forming the Global Compact LEAD, to set a best practice example to others. As well as promoting the UN Global Compact Principles globally, we are also a member of the UK Network of the UN Global Compact. Aviva reports annually against the 10 Global Compact Principles relating to human rights, labour standards, environment, fight against corruption.