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Liberty Global: Helping People To Make The ‘Most Of The Digital Age’


The fifth CR performance report of Liberty Global for 2015 has been released.

Dailycsr.com – 16 September 2016 – Liberty Global has come up with its “2015 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report” that features an “overview” of its performance in creating environmental, economic and social impacts.
The fifth corporate report of Liberty Global gives an outline of its area of focus in “connectivity, digital entertainment and technology”, wherein the company has invested and seeks to innovate and “empower people” for making the “most of the digital age”. Here are some of the highlights from the report of CR 2015, as mentioned in Ethical Performance:
  • “Supporting the CoderDojo Foundation, a global community of free coding clubs for children to enable the next generation of creators, and improving their long-term career prospects;
  • “Helping start-up companies in Belgium and the UK break into the market so that they can improve lives, using tailored mentoring, networking, marketing and financing opportunities;
  • “Protecting customers from malware through its partnership with Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit and global cyber security leader, Synopsys;
  • “Joining the ICT Coalition for Children Online, which helps young people in Europe make the most of their digital lives, becoming better equipped to handle challenges and risks;
  • “Reducing the company’s market-based carbon emissions by 10%, and improving its overall energy efficiency by 29% this year. Liberty Global is now 3x more carbon efficient than it was in 2012;
  • “Joining the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers’ Energy 2020 program, creating energy management solutions by sharing best practices, setting standards and finding innovative ways for cable companies and vendors to manage energy use; and
  • “Continuing Liberty Global’s partnership with global supply chain assessment specialist EcoVadis to implement a robust approach for assessing social and environmental performance of its suppliers”.
In the words of the senior vice president of corporate responsibility, at Liberty Global, Rick Westerman:
“As a global business operating in more than 30 countries worldwide, we know that we have a unique opportunity to use the internet and our digital infrastructure to improve the lives of people. This year’s report clearly illustrates the way in which Liberty Global is harnessing connectivity to teach the leaders of tomorrow, sparking positive change and accelerating innovation to benefit communities around the globe. We will continue building on this strong foundation in the years to come.”
The CSR related performances of Liberty Global earned the recognition of “leading sustainability indices” like the “FTSE4Good Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices”, while it also bagged the “Silver Class Sustainability Award from RobecoSAM” in the beginning of this year.
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