Sustainability in business is the core of its very existence. ZIC’s Sustainability Strategy reflects our unwavering commitment to responsible business practices amid global environmental and social challenges. By aligning with Ivorian regulations and international standards, we minimize environmental risks and ensure a safe workplace in Cote d’Ivoire.
Our ESG Strategy, in harmony with ARISE IIP Sustainability pillars, outlines our dedication to key areas:
- Carbon Neutrality: Focused on reducing carbon reliance through decarbonization strategies with internal advisory support.
- Circular Economy: Embracing circular economy principles to manage resources sustainably and collaborating with local recycling experts.
- Diversity & Inclusion: A steadfast commitment to promoting diversity across all facets of our operations.
- Responsible Supply Chain: Recognizing the importance of understanding and managing sustainability in each commodity’s supply chain.
Our Stakeholder Engagement
Stakeholder Engagement is integral, emphasizing transparency through collaboration and engagement, particularly with local communities. An effective grievance mechanism and periodic stakeholder consultations ensure inclusivity and accessibility.
Why is sustainability important?
Compliance is paramount, with ZIC projects adhering to national guidelines and international standards. Rigorous processes, including Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP), reporting, monitoring, and required audits, showcase our performance in environmental, social, and governance aspects to stakeholders.