This website serves as the Communication on Progress (COP) Report for the United Nations Global Compact.

The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere. With over 10,000 corporate participants and other stakeholders from over 130 countries, it is the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world.

We “communicate our progress” at implementing the principles of the UN Global Compact at the Advanced Level. Our disclosure can be viewed on the UNGC website

Our Commitment to the UN Global Compact

“MCI has been a signatory of the Global Compact since 2007. We are proud to have been the first agency from the meetings and associations industry to commit to the Global Compact and since then we have been working to integrate the ten guiding principles into our business. We challenge our partners and clients to also support the Compact. The Compact’s ten principles, issues areas and initiatives have been a fundamental influence and guide in the development of our sustainability strategy. We are also a participant in the UNGC Caring for the Climate initiative. Our Sustainability and Management teams have participated actively in the last three UNGC Leaders Summit and at various other events. Since 2010 we have been an event partner to the UN Global Compact working for the secretariat in New York and various local networks. We are proud to have been able to help organise the 2010 and 2013 Leaders Summit and the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum.”

Sebastien Tondeur
Chief Executive Officer

Reporting Level

MCI are reporting at the GC Advanced Level. Through the GC Advanced level, the Global Compact Office recognizes companies that strive to be top reporters and declare that they have adopted and report on a broad range of best practices in sustainability governance and management.

Our Communication on Progress

PrincipleWhat it meansRelevant policies2013 Goals2013 Performance2014 GoalsMore info
1Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rightsSupplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
Offices to integrate code of conduct into top10 local supplier contracts. Increase to 65% group strategic partners signing code of conduct
Staff to volunteer 8 hours to community projects
Integrate code of conduct compliance into HR and procurement audit and scorecard
78% of preferred group suppliers have signed Code of Conduct.
Code of business ethics integrated into talent recruiting and assessment processes.
Talent volunteered average of 2.3 hours
Offices to integrate code of conduct into top10 local supplier contracts.
Increase to 100% group strategic partners compliant with code of conduct
Staff to volunteer 8 hours to community projects
Health and Safety
Ethics
Stakeholder Engagement and Materiality
2Make sure they are not complicit in human rights abusesSupplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
Offices to integrate code of conduct into top10 local supplier contracts. Increase to 65% group strategic partners signing code of conduct
Provide training for Operations, Finance and Procurement team
78% of preferred group suppliers have signed Code of Conduct and integrated into local contracts
Code of business ethics integrated into talent recruiting and assessment processes.
Training provided to all back office teams
Offices to integrate code of conduct into top10 local supplier contracts.
Increase to 100% group strategic partners compliant with code of conduct
Develop new ethics programme
Health and Safety
Ethics
Stakeholder Engagement and Materiality
3Businesses should uphold freedom of association & effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
Supplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
No specific commitmentsNo specific actionNo specific actionHealth and Safety
Ethics
Stakeholder Engagement and Materiality
4The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labourSupplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
Offices to integrate code of conduct into top10 local supplier contracts. Increase to 65% group strategic partners signing code of conduct
Provide training for Operations, Finance and Procurement team
78% of preferred group suppliers have signed Code of Conduct and integrated into local contracts
Code of business ethics integrated into talent recruiting and assessment processes.
Training provided to all back office teams
Offices to integrate code of conduct into top10 local supplier contracts.
Increase to 100% group strategic partners compliant with code of conduct
Develop new ethics programme
Health and Safety
Ethics
Stakeholder Engagement and Materiality
5The effective abolition of child labourSupplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
Offices to integrate code of conduct into top10 local supplier contracts. Increase to 65% group strategic partners signing code of conduct
Provide training for Operations, Finance and Procurement team
78% of preferred group suppliers have signed Code of Conduct and integrated into local contracts
Code of business ethics integrated into talent recruiting and assessment processes.
Training provided to all back office teams
Offices to integrate code of conduct into top10 local supplier contracts.
Increase to 100% group strategic partners compliant with code of conduct
Develop new ethics programme
Stakeholder Engagement and Materiality
6Eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupationSupplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
Provide training for HR team"78% of preferred group suppliers have signed Code of Conduct and integrated into local contracts
Code of business ethics integrated into talent recruiting and assessment processes.
Training provided to all back office teams"
Offices to integrate code of conduct into top10 local supplier contracts.
Increase to 100% group strategic partners compliant with code of conduct
Develop new ethics programme
Our Talent
7Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challengesSupplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
Assess 90% of all MCI Events for sustainability risks
Deliver 2 internal sustainability summits and 12 training sessions
80% of proposals to include information about sustainability
Delivered 24 training sessions to internal staff, and 25 industry presentation about sustainable event management
73% of all proposals included sustainability information
Deliver 2 internal sustainability summits and 10 webinarsEthics
8Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibilitySupplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
Assess 90% of all MCI Events for sustainability risks
Deliver 2 internal sustainability summits and 12 training sessions
80% of proposals to include information about sustainability
Delivered 24 training sessions to internal staff, and 25 industry presentation about sustainable event management
73% of all proposals included sustainability information
Deliver 2 internal sustainability summits and 10 webinars
Assess 90% of MCI Events for sustainability
Clients\
Our Business
9Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologiesSupplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
Increase usage of Event Safety and Sustainability risk assessment tool78% of all MCI Events used our Safety and sustainability assessment toolMigrate IT infrastructure to the cloud reducing our footprint by at least 20%
Develop new sustainability scorecarding tool
Stakeholder Engagement and Materiality
10Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and briberySupplier Code of Conduct - English

MCI Sustainability Policy - English

Code of Business Ethics - English
Organise an anti-corruption workshop for senior management
Provide training to HR Staff on Code of Business Ethics
Improve anti-corruption policy and develop control procedures
Conducted operational risk assessment.
Conducted 2 Anti-corruption workshops with managements
Develop new ethics training and compliance programmeOperations