IMMER Group joins the UN Global Compact Initiative

22/ 11/ 2017

Having 20 years’ experience in implementing the principles of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility, as an integral part of its business processes, the international group of companies IMMER Group, a leading producer of flexible packaging materials, has become a fully-fledged member of the UN Global Compact Initiative.

According to the Global Compact, member organizations shall contribute to the sustainable development of the world community by voluntary implementation of The Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labor standards and relations, the environmental and anti-corruption management for sustainable economic development of the Company and its community.

“Today, sustainable development is not only a trend, but the only possible way of growth for any company, which is building long-term strategic plans. Joining the UN Global Compact Initiative opens completely new levels of opportunities for our social and corporate responsibility. Among other advantages that the Global Compact provides, we will get the access to a global resource of exclusive information, we will be able to learn, adapt and implement the best corporate practices and standards, which in turn will bring benefit not only to our Company and our partners, but to all society at large,” said Mrs. Irina Mirochnik, the IMMER Group President.

In addition, as an uncompromising supporter of the principles stated in the Compact, IMMER Group will be able to cooperate with the world community of like-minded people more effectively, as well as withstand the global challenges: “We are glad that our partner has joined the Global Compact as Dow Company, together with IMMER Group, repeatedly participated in joint business and social projects. The challenges we are facing today in ecology, resource saving, and development of “green economy” are of global nature. We will be able to solve them only by pulling the same end of the rope. An excellent arena for such joint efforts is the Global Compact Initiative,” said Mr. Aleksandr Aleksandrov, the head of the DOW Company Representative Office in Ukraine.

At the Future Business Forum 2017, which will be held on November, 30 in Kyiv, the IMMER Group President Mrs. Irina Mirochnik will speak already as a member of the Global Compact and will present perspectives of sustainable development in Ukraine. The initiator of the forum is the UN Global Compact in Ukraine.

Further Information

IMMER GROUP is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of flexible packaging materials, films and labels. IMMER Group is an international group of companies, which includes two production sites for manufacturing flexible packaging materials, labels and ready-made packages: IMMER Ukrplastic and IMMER Digital, as well as a design studio, IMMER Design Studio. IMMER Group uses a wide range of latest technologies.

The history of IMMER GROUP goes back to 1927. For more than 20 years, the company has been providing a full cycle of production of flexible packaging materials. The group of companies is included in the TOP-15 of the European manufacturers of the industry. IMMER Group is a member of the European Association of Flexible Packaging, ERA, and WPO. The company is an active participant in the environmental UN SAVE FOOD Initiative and Responsible Care Program.

More information is available on the official website: www.immer.group

The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate social responsibility initiative. As of February 2017, the Global Compact was joined by more than 9,200 companies and organizations from 166 countries. The initiative is aimed at disseminating The Ten Principles through accessible channels of communication, as well as at encouraging business social responsibility and providing reports on the implementation of such policies. More information is available on the official website: https://www.unglobalcompact.org/

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