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Corporate Social Responsibility

 

 

“At bvc we are committed to support all of the practices and efforts that aim to achieve global environmental sustainability, that is why, in our supply chain we incorporate suppliers that maintain sustainability schemes in aim of reducing and mitigating the environmental impacts generated by the operation, among which we can highlight Nasdaq, Rackspace and BME.

 

bvc has incorporated into its procurement process a mechanism to assess with an additional 5% the proposals of the providers participating on the terms of reference processes, who have submitted their sustainability reports or documents that certify the efforts they make in this matter ".

 

 

 


 

Donations

 

In spite of the pandemic, bvc Group continued to strengthen its Corporate Social Responsibility Programme (CSR) in 2020 with the ProTalento and BecaSoft initiatives. These programmes provide support for talented young people who are interested in technology and innovation, help close gaps, and are aligned with our commitment to SDG 8 – decent work and economic growth.

 

We also continued to support SDG 13 – climate action through our commitment to carbon offsetting and reforestation programmes with the support of Fundación Natura. In 2020 our CSR donations totalled COP 352 million.

 

bvc Group employees, the board of directors, subsidiaries and allies donated more than COP 567 million for PCR testing and ICU equipment during the pandemic.

 

 

 

Impact investment

 

Inversor is an impact asset manager that channels investment resources into short and long-term investments designed to leverage SME growth plans with triple-impact potential (social, environmental, financial).

 

Portfolio Highlights 2020

Social impact

Companies that are part of the Inversor investment portfolio focus on working with vulnerable populations, purchasing from local providers, developing and promoting quality of life initiatives for employees, and protecting the environment.

 

 

 

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