Our commitment to sustainable choices

At Acolad, sustainability is more than a concept; it's our way of shaping a better world. Together, we can make a difference.

We firmly believe that our success as a global content and localization services partner is closely connected to our commitment to a brighter and more sustainable future. It’s about achieving a harmonious balance between economic growth, environmental stewardship, and the well-being of society – the guiding principles of our CSR/ESG journey.

Environmental Protection

Reducing our carbon footprint and advocating for eco-friendly practices throughout our entire operations. 

  • Reduction of carbon emissions ​​ 
  • Waste processing & circular economy​​ 
  • Energy and water savings ​​ 

Social Responsibility

Aiming to be a force for good – by giving back to local communities and ensuring our teams are happy and engaged.

  • Employee Value proposition ​ 

  • Local community impact ​ 
  • Philanthropy and Charitable actions 

Ethical Governance

We hold ourselves to the highest standards, ensuring that our business practices are not only effective but also socially responsible and conscientious. 

  • Ethical sourcing & Diverse Supply chain​ 
  • Stakeholder Management​ 

  • ​Equal opportunity & anti-discrimination (whistleblowing)​ 
  • Inclusive diversity & gender equality​ 
  • Bridging diversity gaps & promoting multiculturalism​ 
  • Employee Code of Conduct 

  • Risk policy and Crisis action plan ​ 
  • Cybersecurity and data protection​ 
  • Ethical business practices (anti-bribery; anti-corruption; anti-money laundering) ​ 
“We're proud of our significant strides in sustainability, social responsibility, and ethical practices. As we redefine our purpose for 2024-2026, we unite all stakeholders, gearing up to meet the dynamic challenges of our industry with a commitment to transparency and positive societal impact."

 

– Bertrand Gstalder CEO of Acolad

EcoVadis

Since 2021, Acolad has been awarded the Silver rating from EcoVadis - a testament to our strong dedication to sustainability and responsible business practices.  

UN Global Compact 

As the first in our industry to subscribe to the UN Global Compact, we proudly integrated its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into our global strategy and operations and have used it as framework to contribute to the UN’s sustainable development agenda.

Acolad Foundation

Connecting Cultures

Acolad Foundation was created in 2019 with the aim to break down language barriers and support individuals with a linguistic disadvantage or any form of low language literacy. Through the Foundation, we foster social engagement among Acolad’s employees, bridging cultures and opening doors for the unprivileged. 

Read about our impact

See how we put words into action and create a better world.

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