THE Brazilian Association of Software Companies (ABES)
acts with the purpose of contributing to the construction of a More Digital and Less Unequal Brazil.
In this sense, ABES defined the objective of ensuring an innovative, ethical, dynamic, sustainable and globally competitive business environment. Aligned with these objectives, ABES has prioritized the debate and actions that offer answers to environmental, social and governance issues that currently occupy priority positions for companies, governments and organizations from different sectors.
The Rise of the ESG Agenda environmental, Social and governance) is related to valuing purpose before profit at all costs. Using natural resources in a balanced way, fighting corruption, eliminating practices that contribute to climate change, promoting human rights and equality, offering quality education are some of the many actions that are part of this agenda.
ABES has shown its associates and society the effective importance of ESG policies and actions in its business strategies, as well as the relevance of measuring results, and is mobilizing the business community to adopt and promote good corporate practices.
As part of its purpose, ABES joined the Brazil Network of the Global Compact, linked to the UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. We seek to benefit and involve our associates and society in order to walk together in the same direction.
ABES' performance and its services, since its foundation in 1986, are aligned with several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, universally accepted in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.
ABES assumes its responsibility to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through various actions, including: