At RS, a strong environment, social and governance (ESG) approach is core to our purpose, strategy and decision making. From how we work every day to how we create greater long-term value for our stakeholders. Our strong ESG ethos is embedded from start to finish.
As a global business, we deliver product and service solutions that power the global industrial market. Our comprehensive, integrated approach to sustainability means we can deliver this even more effectively.
Whether it’s giving our 1.1 million customers a broader range of sustainable products and service solutions, collaborating with over 2,500 suppliers to raise environmental and ethical standards across the supply chain or empowering our 8,700+ people through a high-performance, purpose-led culture.
How we developed our 2030 ESG action plan
Built on insights gathered from our materiality assessment, For a Better World complements our Group strategy by delivering long-term value for all our stakeholders.
For a Better World is formed around four global goals and 15 ambitious actions for 2030. Our approach supports six of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and lays the foundation for our long-term vision to 2050.
How are we doing?
Below are our four global goals, alongside a 2022/23 update on progress against our key commitments. Find out more about our 15 actions within the relevant sections:
Developing sustainable operations and product and service solutions for our customers and our suppliers.
Championing education and innovation
Partnering with education providers, building skills and fostering innovative solutions that improve lives.
Empowering our people
Creating a safe, inclusive and dynamic culture where everyone can thrive and grow.
Doing business responsibly
We are taking action to ensure the highest ethical and environmental standards throughout our business and global value chain.