Corporate responsibility

As an international group operating in more than sixty countries, Ipsos is committed to demonstrating both social and ethical responsibilities.

On 19 November 2008, Ipsos was the first international research company to join the United Nations Global Compact. Through this initiative, Ipsos will embrace, support and implement principles that support the community, environment, human rights and labour standards. By adhering to the United Nations Global Compact, Ipsos is demonstrating its long term commitment to expand and grow responsibly, i.e in ways that benefit local economies and societies.

In 2009, the Group initiated a global programme - Taking Responsibility - whose objective is to promote the Group's social responsibility and its commitment to the community and the environment.

The United Nations Global Compact is a strategicpolicy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning theiroperations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption: