ESG Report 2022 June 2022 - Page 14

1.3 Sustainability strategy & organisation
Governance
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CEO
OPERATIONAL EXECUTIVE
HEAD OF INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY
Good governance is fundamental to responsible business . The data provided within the report , and previously , is independently audited to the standards which we openly subscribe .
We are committed to strict ethical standards , fairness , transparency , and equality practices across the Group and within our supply chain . This begins with gender equality , with equal pay for equivalent roles , and extends across all our behaviours – and is enshrined in our commitments and measured against the obligations within UNGC .
Overview of governance matters is provided at Board level . Scottish Leather Group ’ s Operational Executive oversees the strategic delivery of the programme which is led by our Head of Innovation and Sustainability , a Chartered Environmentalist .
The overview by our Board of Directors and real time monitoring by regulatory and other third parties ensures compliance is consistent to , or exceeds requirements of , the highest standards . This is fundamental to being a responsible business and an exemplar in our sector . Our commitment to The United Nations Global Compact ( UNGC ) requires adherence to all of the SDG principles and supply chain governance . We have satisfied ourselves and our auditors in meeting the UNGC gap analysis selfassessment .
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