ADIPEC 2023 - In-country value - it's more than a contractual obligation
We believe the power to create a better tomorrow starts with us. Through the choices we make, we all play our part in creating a sustainable future for future generations.
The conversation on sustainability is ever evolving, as is the action needed to tackle the global challenge sustainable development presents. We seek to empower our people and leaders with the knowledge to deliver sustainable stewardship on a range of topics across the social, environment and economic agenda. Providing the information, support and tools to make informed decisions day to day, we aim to influence behaviours on a range of topics to reach our vision of a better tomorrow and a future we seek to protect.
Empowering our people to take ownership of their actions, starts with education. Open to all employees, our internal sustainability training academy houses a series of e-learning modules covering a range of sustainability topics, linked to our goals and the topics material to sustainable development. Accessible by desktop and mobile device, each training package is broken down into short bite-size modules to help our people understand key sustainability issues and their part to play in contributing sustainable action. From our foundation modules explaining sustainability and sustainable development, our growing training academy consists of a range of focus topics including carbon and plastic reduction, human rights and the importance of investing in our communities.
Complimenting our internal training, Wood has also published two external guides to reducing single use plastics and taking climate action. Each guide seeks to promote action in the workplace and at home that supports sustainable use of resource, with suggestions to adapt everyday behaviour and our consumption habits.
Both guides are available from our policies and documents page.
Supporting global recognition days each year, we seek to raise awareness on sustainable development topics through promoting global issues of importance that seek to entice action and support from our people. In the Wood calendar, we advocate and promote several recognition dates that promote social, environmental and economic sustainable development.
In addition to these dates, our annual Sustainability Week at the end of September gives an opportunity to learn, celebrate and share the actions we take that contribute to global sustainability. Aligned to the anniversary launch of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the week focuses on the actions of our employees and sustainability goals that seek to deliver our own decade of change.
Since the formation of Wood, we have observed two main dates in our global calendar of events dedicated to environmental awareness, Earth Day in April and World Environment Day in June. Linking to the theme of each recognition day, we place a spotlight on the actions of our people, as well as the services we deliver that support the environment.
Shining a light on a range of social issues that focus on supporting a fair transition to a greener future, we seek to promote inclusive growth that leaves nobody behind in our vision of a better tomorrow. Key dates in the Wood calendar include:
Growing our business through the lens of sustainability requires an engaged and empowered workforce, passionate about delivering sustainable solutions to all our stakeholders that contributes to global sustainability priorities. Through the work that we do, and how we choose to deliver our solutions, we commit to operate with ethics and integrity in all that we do, enabling a more sustainable, resilient and livable world.
Striving to create a culture where our people choose to do the right thing, we place a continued focus on our code of conduct and the decisions our people make, that helps to shape our reputation as a partner of choice. Through our annual ethics training and communication plan, we promote regular discussion and debate on how we conduct our business; Extending the conversation to our external stakeholders on the work we do and our impact on sustainable development, our presence and commitment on the world stage at key events such as the United Nations Climate Change conference (COP) and Davos, help us work together on collective challenges towards a more prosperous future.