Polityka’s CSR White Leaf for Mostostal Warszawa
It is already the fifth time that Polityka weekly magazine, together with the consulting company Deloitte, invited enterprises operating in Poland to participate in the Polityka’s CSR Leaves awards.Mostostal Warszawa was awarded with White Leaf of CSR, which confirms complex approach to responsible business.
Polityka’s CSR leaves sum up achievements of companies in the field of corporate social responsibility (CSR) as well as their contribution to sustainable development. Prize winners were selected on the basis of an audit and a survey among companies. Questions of the survey were prepared based on contents of ISO 26000 standard and they were connected with seven aspects which are essential for sustainable development: corporate governance, human rights, approach to employees, environmental protection, care for customers, business honesty and social involvement.
In respectable company
104 companies took part in this year’s edition of Polityka’s CSR Leaves. 12 of the awarded companies received the Golden Leaf, 11 – Silver Leaf and 41 – White Leaf. Beside Mostostal Warszawa, White Leaves were also awarded to Animex, Bank Handlowy in Warsaw, BASF Polska, Danone, Grupa Adamed, Grupa Aviva, Henkel Polska, PZU, Tauron Polska Energia, T-Mobile Polska. Polityka’s White Leaf is awarded to companies which declare implementing the most important management categories recommended by ISO 26000 standard (e.g. labour practices, including formalized system of employee assessments, environmental impact management, social involvement and development of local communities) and continue improving their actions in that scope to effectively manage its company’s impact upon the environment.
CSR in strategy
Corporate social responsibility has long been a part of business strategy and philosophy of Mostostal Warszawa. All investments are undertaken in agreement with sustainable construction. The company keeps on searching for new solutions and makes effort to minimize its influence on natural environment by using most modern technologies. It actively supports protection of natural environment, improving safety of work and innovative researching activity. Mostostal Warszawa is the only company in the building sector in Poland which has had its own Research and Development Department where innovative technologies are developed concerning, inter alia, use of new building materials, energy efficiency and sustainable construction.