Our commitment Sustainability & Social Value
Sopra Steria Financial Services Limited is committed to supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Through our world-leading sustainability programme, we:
Use our business to improve social mobility, inclusion, and access to skills, education & employment in our Tech for Good programme.
Reduce our environmental impact by reducing our carbon emissions, waste and use of resource.
Improve diversity & inclusion, and employee wellbeing within our own business, offering a great place to work for our employees.
Manage the impact of our supply chain by working with partners and suppliers to embed best practices for sustainable and ethical business.
are passionate about helping our clients achieve their sustainability and
social value objectives through our services. Our industry leading
experts have designed tailored programmes for our clients, earning recognition
How are we leading the way?
UN Sustainable Development Goals
We align our work with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This means we adopt the seventeen global goals that define a sustainable future for all, ensuring that our business addresses wider sustainability issues to create the biggest positive difference.
United Nations Global Compact: Advanced
We have an Advanced United Nations Global Compact rating, positioning us amongst the top 9% globally for our commitment to human rights, labour standards, protection of the environment and anti-corruption.
The CDP rewards the Group for its action in the fight against climate change.
The CDP rating is the international benchmark for corporate environmental transparency. Inclusion in the "A List" for the fourth consecutive year rewards the company for pursuing an ambitious environmental sustainability programme as part of its wider Corporate Responsibility strategy and making climate action "business as usual" in its operations, supply chain and services to clients.
Greenhouse gas emissions Reductions Targets: SBTi approved
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved our targets for reducing our greenhouse gas emissions. By 2040 we aim to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions per employee by 85% of their 2015 levels.
So far we have reduced our greenhouse gas emissions per employee by 29% since 2015, and now get 78% of our electricity from renewable sources.
We have achieved the advanced Sustainability Platinum Medal against 21 social, ethical, environmental and supply-chain criteria, putting us in the top 1% globally.
Sopra Steria’s Environment Management System is certified to ISO14001:2015 for the sites that it controls in the UK.
Head of Digital Ethics & Tech for Good
Consultancy Director – Financial Services