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Sustainable development goals frame Elis' sustainability efforts

| 17. februar 2021

Back in 2019, Elis (former Berendsen) was certified by Bureau Veritas according to UN’s sustainable development goals (SDG) as the first company in the world. One year later the company chose to be re-certified and have its SDG certificate renewed.

Today UN's 17 sustainable development goals frame Elis' sustainability efforts, tells the company’s CSR Manager, Louise Elver, in the video above. Here she also elaborates on the difference, the SDG certification makes for the company:

"This is how we remind ourselves to stick to the agenda and get the perspectives of others of how to implement things and how to raise the level" tells Louise Elver, CSR Manager at Elis, and she emphasises the special strengths of the 17 SDG:

” Bureau Veritas’ method has a large strength that they challenge us with all issues on the agenda 2030 including all 169 subsidiary goals – this forces us to focus on the whole agenda. However, this does not mean that we must work as structured and strategically with all subsidiary goals but it forces us to relate to and make strategic opt ons and offs within our focus areas” concludes Louise Elver.

Why Bureau Veritas’ SDG certification?

Through a SDG certification, Bureau Veritas as an independent third party verifies and confirms that the sustainability efforts of your company are well-argued and documented. Afterwards the certificate allow you to document to clients, partners and employees that your company makes a difference in creating a sustainable future.

Do you have any questions regarding the SDG certification?

Does your company work with the 17 SDG and are you considering if a SDG certification could be an option for your company? Please do not hesitate to contact contact Tomas Jørgensen, Sales Manager, Bureau Veritas Denmark, at +45 2684 4199 or