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Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2013/06/28
Time period
  • January 2012  –  June 2013
Format
  • Stand alone document – Basic COP Template
Differentiation Level
  • This COP places the participant on the Global Compact Learner Platform
  • Missing items have been flagged in the self-assessment
Self-assessment
  • Includes a CEO statement of continued support for the UN Global Compact and its ten principles
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Human Rights
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Labour
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Environment
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Anti-Corruption
  • Includes a measurement of outcomes
 
  • Statement of continued support by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Statement of the company's chief executive (CEO or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing the company's ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles.

  • June 28, 2013

    To our stakeholders:

    I am pleased to confirm that Nechi Group reaffirms its support of the Ten Principles of the Global Compact of the United Nations Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

    In this annual progress report, we describe our efforts to continuously improve the integration of the Global Compact and its principles in our business strategy, culture and daily operations. We also pledge to share this information with our stakeholders with key communication channels.

    Sincerely,

    Cast Sergio Garcia
    Nechi Group CEO

Human Rights
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of human rights for the company (i.e. human rights risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on Human Rights.

  • Nechi Group supports the United Nations Pact in all its principles, with particular stress on the respect and protection of human rights.
    We believe that freedom, justice, respect and peace in the world are the basis of the recognition of the dignity and rights of all human beings equally.
    We believe in the identity, worth, ability and integrity of all people regardless of their creed, age, gender, status, or any other type of characterization and defend equality and the right of people to a world fit in which human beings are treated with contempt and without equality and respect.
    We also believe that it is essential to the development of friendly relations between any of the persons or entities in the world with which we can establish some contact.
    We maintain our faith in the individual and the collective in terms of the human will to protect, respect and support for fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person and in the equal rights of men and women supporting any initiative in this regard and with the goal of social progress and increased quality of life and human quality guide the exercise of freedom and peace.
    This principle should be also respected by any member or associate of Nechi Group.
    For next year we want to create a particular channel directly through a specific communication portal.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement Human Rights policies, address Human Rights risks and respond to Human Rights violations.

  • In order to properly implement this principle, Nechi Group has a person assigned to managing incidents or notices received in this matter and that reviews and evaluates each case from the beginning to the end with intent to resolve issues and ensure protection of individuals.
    The person responsible for this action is confidentially each case and conducts direct management without linking the company except in a last instance in which is found a serious vulnerability of the rights of individuals in this case has the power to decide the proper way of complaint, via the company's overall direction or complaint can even opt for external route.
    This person has direct contact. Even with the entities of the United Nations Covenant and all levels of government with which it is linked Nechi Group and is also a board member with absolute powers that support and protect the figure to avoid feeling coerced or unprotected by the direct any member of the leadership group if it could be the case.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • The person assigned to this task executes, it periodically but randomly a series of inspections and reviews for compliance with this principle.
    Likewise, case studies each complaint for reasons, results and outcomes.
    It also carried out a survey of all external information related to the Group in this area to determine the veracity of sources and complaints and responds to them all.
    Reporting indicators are reported annually and checks the progress of each case to ensure non-vulnerability to these principles.
    In case of any incident takes place a briefing to prevent a repeat, plus information campaigns carried periodically just to raise awareness on this issue.

Labour
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of labour rights for the company (i.e. labour rights-related risks and opportunities). Description of written policies, public commitments and company goals on labour rights.

  • In Nechi Group only work with companies that do not violate these principles and rights at work.
    It performs a supplier approval through a specific procedure that controls, among other factors, this. Similarly, in case of explicit complaint about a provider opens an investigation to determine the veracity of the offense and, if true, that provider becomes nullified as an approved supplier and may not work hereafter with the Group until has resolved the violation and ensure the impossibility of returning to default in this matter.
    It has an ethics letter is delivered and that, too, can be accessed by all employees, partners, suppliers or customers of the group and that should be respected and supported by anyone wanting linked in some way to the group, with independence to be part supplier or client side.
    In terms of selection of client / provider always conducted an assessment of these aspects to carry out any joint action, regardless of having made other ations and that control has passed before.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions taken by the company to implement labour policies, address labour risks and respond to labour violations.

  • In order to properly implement this principle, Nechi Group has a person assigned to managing incidents or notices received in this matter and that reviews and evaluates each case from beginning to end in order to resolve the incidents encountered or to obtain the necessary information for the assessment specifically.
    The person responsible for this action is confidentially each case and conducts direct management without linking the company except in a last instance in which is found a serious vulnerability of the rights of individuals in this case has the power to decide the proper way of complaint, via the company's overall direction or complaint can even opt for external route.
    This person has direct contact. Even with the entities of the United Nations Covenant and all levels of government with which it is linked Nechi Group and is also a board member with absolute powers that support and protect the figure to avoid feeling coerced or unprotected by the direct any member of the leadership group if it could be the case.
    For next year we want to create a particular channel directly through a specific communication portal.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • The person assigned to this task executes, it periodically but randomly a series of inspections and reviews for compliance with this principle.
    Also there is a external management team enforces the company's own labor under the vision of the specific regulations of the country in which the company has implemented.

Environment
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of environmental protection for the company (i.e. environmental risks and opportunities). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on environmental protection.

  • It performs a supplier approval through a specific procedure that controls, among other factors, this.
    In terms of selection of client / provider always conducted an assessment of these aspects to carry out any joint action, regardless of having made other and having spent such control before.
    Nechi Group is part of nonprofit organizations including, in its guidelines, the promotion of these activities to promote and ensure the effective dissemination without commercial intentions.
    Nechi Group implements management elements and controls, both technical and productive, conducive to environmental protection.
    Nechi Group offers training center in these matters, without charge to encourage activities for the dissemination of these concepts.
    For next year we are to exploit the existence of our online portal to conduct more widespread in this area. Similarly, in the next year there will be awareness campaigns, dissemination of knowledge and advice to various non-profit associations.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement environmental policies, address environmental risks and respond to environmental incidents.

  • Nechi Group is carried out specific training for each employee in this matter and give one specific informative documentation on these aspects.
    It also comes on a regular basis, training of all staff on issues related to this matter.
    Since Nechi Group focuses part of its business in services that relate to these principles, conduct various disclosures to customers, suppliers and partners on a regular basis, including on-line quarterly journal of the group and included information itself in all the company's business documents, electronic signatures, etc. in which mention is made of environmentally friendly
    All actions shopping, homolgaciĆ³n of suppliers, etc. included in its procedures aspects of this matter.
    In the next year we will implement a qu energy control system allows not only meet our own energy impact, but to raise customers, suppliers and partners.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates environmental performance.

  • The person assigned to this task done, periodically a series of specific controls within the company to ensure compliance with all guidelines on environment, and to inform all employees.
    Also available external equipment that controls some aspects regarding risks.
    It has an external company in the management of certain wastes.
    It has specialists in legal and technical advice to customers and perform management tasks control the projects developed.
    Also, for the obligations of our own entity within the legal framework in which we operate, we must inform the competent authorities of waste management and energy management conducted in most projects, already existing auditors and inspectors performing the work outside, from outside of the company itself (municipalities, environmental management agencies, etc.), the specific enforcement of this matter, which the working procedure has been implemented equally to all projects.
    Also in the special projects we undertake environmental impact hiring a certified Environmental Control Entity for the management and control of environmental management specific procedure.
    In regard to training have a procedure for monitoring the quality of training conducted surveys of satisfaction and management of promotional material that is audited externally by a private entity that controls the appropriate parameters. This is only done for now, a series of specific technical training. For all other formations, this control is performed internally by the Human Resources department.

Anti-Corruption
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of anti-corruption for the company (i.e. anti-corruption risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on anti-corruption.

  • In Nechi Groupexists an strict control in this area and a rigorous system approved, documented and reported to all employees and partners of the company.
    In basic quality principles of the company are clearly defined aspects of compliance with this principle, detailing relevant considerations in each case.
    Any case detected breach of this principle means immediate termination of the collaboration with the offending company.
    In the work plan Nechi Group not only refers to the Global Compact but also more subtle aspects specific to the sector in which the Group companies operate.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement anti-corruption policies, address anti-corruption risks and respond to incidents.

  • In order to properly implement this principle, Nechi Group has a person assigned to managing incidents or notices received in this matter and that reviews and evaluates each case from beginning to end with intent to resolve issues and ensure the absence of corruption.
    The person responsible for this action is confidentially each case and conducts direct management without linking the company except in a last instance in which is found a serious vulnerability of the rights of individuals in this case has the power to decide the proper way of complaint, via the company's overall direction or complaint can even opt for external route.
    This person has direct contact. Even with the entities of the United Nations Covenant and all levels of government with which it is linked Nechi Group and is also a board member with absolute powers that support and protect the figure to avoid feeling coerced or unprotected by the direct any member of the leadership group if it could be the case.
    For next year we want to create a particular channel directly through a specific communication portal.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates anti-corruption performance.

  • The person assigned to this task executes, it periodically but randomly a series of inspections and reviews for compliance with this principle.
    Likewise, case studies each complaint for reasons, results and outcomes.
    It carries out a survey of all external information related to the Group in this area to determine the veracity of sources and complaints and responds to them all.
    Reporting indicators are reported annually and checks the progress of each case to ensure non-vulnerability to this principle.

Note: Responsibility for the content of participants' public communication related to the Global Compact principles and their implementation lies with participants themselves and not with the UN Global Compact Office.