sustainability Stories #9
is an initiative led by Business Mauritius with the purpose to influence local companies to move away from mere financial reporting to the adoption and disclosure of sustainable practices for long term value creation. The metrics are derived from the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and have been adapted to the Mauritian context, providing a benchmark for local sustainability reporting.
focuses on 5 main pillars
Energy Transition - Shifting to a low-carbon economy to consolidate resilient development
Biodiversity – Protecting our biodiversity and natural heritage through mindful development and adapting to climate change collaboratively
Vibrant Communities - Making our island safe, pleasant, and cultural and historical heritage for the well-being of communities
Inclusive Development – Adopting inclusive development practices
Circular Economy – Engaging in sustainable consumption and production, including a local agricultural value chain, through producer/importer and consumer responsibility to and optimize resources and by-products
is also important to Rogers Sustainability story for another reason – our Group CEO, Philippe Espitalier-Noël, is the current Chairman of the Business Mauritius Sustainability & Inclusive Growth Commision and has overseen the development of the initiative. Rogers Group is proudly one of the first signatory members of the .
In addition, to stay aligned with Business Mauritius, we have developed our own Sustainability and Inclusiveness Charter based on the 5 pillars of . We value our position as a responsible corporate citizen and aim to positively contribute to society. Our Charter can be found here.
All our business units have reported on the 30 metrics of .