Sustainability & CSR

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Putting Sustainability at the heart of Excelya

Taking care of tomorrow

Sustainability means much more to us than just ticking compliance checklists. Excelya goes above and beyond in our efforts to minimise our carbon footprint. For us, it is an essential way of futureproofing our business, and taking care of people, our planet and the better future that we want to be a part in creating.

In recognition of our efforts, we were awarded a silver Ecovadis rating in both 2021 and 2022, with particularly good results for our diversity, labour, and environmental policies.

A note from our CEO, Alan Morgan

Our values and commitments direct us in everything we do: in how we serve and meet the needs of our clients, how we work with our partners and how we create and sustain our abilities and talents.

Sustainability is a fundamental portion of our environment and is inserted in our values, techniques, strategies and how we work.

Our center mission is to assist construct transparency and certainty within the field of healthcare. We manage our firm for the benefit of future generations, contributing to society, acting mindfully, and caring about the needs of all our partners.

We bring the finest scientific and human skills to our clients, so that they can drive the development of their projects in the fields of clinical operations, biometrics, regulatory affairs, medical writing, data science, pharmacovigilance and more.

Our team members experience their careers as part of a young and ambitious healthcare company which has established itself as a leader in the world of clinical research.

Striving to excel means benefitting from a professional environment that encourages personal, intellectual, and operational involvement, so that we can provide the best together. Working at Excelya means having the resources to express your natural talents and the ability to add the entire spectrum of your personality to our participatory company.

Our Sustainability Plan

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.

At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are an important initiative for achieving significant progress on global economic, social and environmental challenges.

Although directed at governments, the private sector and civil society play an important role in support of governments’ national plans.

In 2019, Excelya launched an initiative exploring the opportunities the 17 SDGs represent and identified 6 SDGs that resonate with its purpose and strategy.

These are key areas where Excelya can make the most positive contribution through efforts implemented across our company and where we will report on our progress.

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Excelya's alignment with the UN's Global Goals

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Good health and well-being are at the core of Excelya purpose of helping people on their path to better health.

We mobilize the finest scientific and human skills to be found in the clinical, biometric, regulatory, medical writing, data science and pharmacovigilance fields.

The superior degree of our involvement achieves genuine advances in healthcare.

We take care of our employees and place a strong focus on improving the effectiveness of our people within a safe working environment.

In support of employee health and wellbeing, we have an employer sponsored group insurance program.

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Excelya has long been committed to providing valuable educational experiences to its employees. We ensure that our people acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote our business practices and Excelya commitments.

At Excelya, everyone has also the opportunity of initiating a YEP (Your Exalting Project), which enables Excelyates to be involved in an initiative driving a particular field of expertise, whether it be scientific, technical or personal.

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

We believe that Excelya’s dedication to gender equality is evident within our organization.

For 2021, 71% of employees are women.

Reducing inequalities and ensuring no one is left behind are integral to achieving the SDGs and we promote these values regarding our employees and all of our stakeholders

For Excelya, SDG 10 represents how we empower people to take an active role in society and economy and promote inclusion, equal opportunities and gender equality and diversity in the workplace.

We commit to giving each employee the means to express their natural talents, develop their full potential and invest their whole self in our participatory company.

We ensure most employees have career development plans in place.

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Excelya is committed to mitigating its environmental impact, identifying resource efficiencies and helping its employees to make sustainable choices.

We have initiatives in place to reduce paper use, increase use of recycled paper and encourage the recycling of our waste.

Conflict, insecurity, weak institutions, and limited access to justice remain a great threat to sustainable development. To fight against this, we want to promote the emergence of peaceful and inclusive societies

For Excelya, SDG 16 reinforces our respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms as well as data protection and privacy.

Our approach to human rights is well integrated into our practices as part of our Code of Ethics and Excelya Corporate Responsibility activities.

We have a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption.