The leader in connected transportation and telematics is committed to sustainable and responsible business practices around the world
TORONTO, January 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – Geotab Inc. (“Geotab”), a global leader in connected transportation solutions, today announced that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) — a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and dissemination of responsible business practices in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption.
By joining the United Nations Global Compact, Geotab is committed to taking responsible corporate action and upholding universal sustainability principles. The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies around the world to align business operations and strategies ten universally accepted principlesand to take responsible action in support of the goals and issues of the United Nations enshrined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Launched in 2000, the United Nations Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with more than 15,000 companies and 3,000 non-commercial signatories based in over 160 countries and more than 70 local networks.
“We are committed to the principles of the United Nations Global Compact and Geotab is proud to join the initiative,” he said Neil Cawse, CEO and founder, Geotab. “The time has come for global leaders to join forces and address societal issues. By leveraging our shared values and principles to inform strategies, policies and procedures, and by establishing a culture of integrity, we increase our chances of achieving an more sustainable, equitable, ethical future”.
“With our signing of the United Nations Global Compact, we look forward to showing our commitment to action on sustainability across our organization,” he said Chuck Van Kempen, Associate Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Geotab. “By learning and growing alongside colleagues and partners in a global network of participants, all of us at Geotab will play an important role in ensuring a successful future for our community and business.”
“To address the threat posed by climate change, we need employers to be active leaders,” he said Dave Mullaney, head of RMI’s Carbon-Free Mobility team. “Geotab’s joining the United Nations Global Compact will encourage other employers to join the initiative.”
Geotab is committed to sustainable social governance and has invested in initiatives to ensure that the company and its clients can achieve high-level goals in corporate responsibility. A signatory of the Climate commitment and with its carbon emission reduction targets validated by Science-Based Goals Initiative (SBTi), Geotab has released its inaugural announcement Sustainability Report in 2021and published the Greenhouse gas emissions report 2021 in October of 2022, showcasing climate action and moving the company towards a more sustainable future.
Geotab is a global leader in connected transportation solutions. We provide telematics solutions – vehicle and asset tracking – to over forty thousand customers in 150 countries. For more than 20 years, we’ve invested in cutting-edge data research and innovation to enable partners and customers, including Fortune 500 and public sector organizations, to transform their fleets and operations. We connect to more than 3.2 million vehicles and process more than 55 billion data points every day so customers can make better decisions, increase productivity, have safer fleets and achieve their sustainability goals. Geotab’s open platform and marketplace offers hundreds of third-party solution options. Backed by a team of industry-leading data scientists and AI experts, Geotab is unlocking the power of data to understand real-time and predictive analytics, solving today’s challenges and tomorrow’s world. To find out more, visit www.geotab.comFollow @GEOTAB on Twitter and LinkedIn or visit the Geotab blog.
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