Sustainability at Onguard:
A Commitment to

Environmental and social responsibility

At Onguard, as a proud member of the Visma family, sustainability is woven into the fabric of our operations. We prioritise initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, promote social responsibility, and contribute to a sustainable future. Sustainability isn't just a corporate initiative, it's integral to our identity and values. Through its integration into our business practices, we aim to create lasting value for stakeholders while safeguarding the planet for future generations.

The pillars in sustainability

At Onguard, we embrace ESG -Environmental, Social, and Governance - as the cornerstone of our sustainability efforts. Let's delve into how these pillars drive our commitment to responsible business practices.

Environment

Environment

We prioritise environmental sustainability by implementing measures to reduce energy consumption, minimise waste generation, and lower our carbon emissions. Through innovative solutions and practices, we strive to optimise resource utilisation and mitigate environmental impacts across our operations.
Social sustainability

Social sustainability

Onguard is dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace culture where every individual is valued and respected. We uphold high standards of ethical conduct and compliance, ensuring fair treatment of employees, partners, and stakeholders throughout our supply chain.
Governance

Governance

No goal can be achieved without a structure and guidelines to take you there. Our sustainability governance does just that.

Visma joins UN Global Compact

Demonstrating firm commitment to sustainable business practices

Visma announced in 2022 its membership in the United Nations Global Compact, signaling a steadfast dedication to sustainable business practices. By committing to integrate the UNGC's ten principles into its operations, Visma joins a global network of companies actively working towards responsible business conduct. This move reflects Visma's alignment with the UNGC's values, emphasising human rights, labour standards, environmental protection, and anti-corruption efforts, further solidifying its position as a leader in corporate sustainability.

Visma joins UN Global Compact
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Proud partners of Unicef

supporting youth development

Visma supports youth entrepreneurship through the UPSHIFT programme, while providing UNICEF with essential business software.
Visma has long been an active supporter of UNICEF’s work to help vulnerable children around the world. Since 2017, we have funded the following efforts:

  • 2017–2019: Various education projects in Romania
  • 2020–2021: Delivery of Covid vaccines in developing countries
  • 2022: Programmes for children affected by the war in Ukraine
  • 2023: Programmes for children affected by the war in the Middle East‍
  • 2024–2026: UPSHIFT, a programme nurturing young entrepreneurs

In 2024, in addition to supporting UPSHIFT, we will provide financial support to UNICEF’s Core Resources for Results (RR), which gives flexible and restriction-free funding that can be used wherever and whenever the need is greatest.

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Proud partners of Unicef

Sustainability calendar

Discover the initiatives that we have successfully put into action this year.

Warm Sweater Day

Warm Sweater Day

(Beach) Cleanup Day

(Beach) Cleanup Day

NLdoet

NLdoet

Pride Month

Pride Month

Car Diet Week

Car Diet Week

Planting 500 trees

Planting 500 trees

E-recycling Week

E-recycling Week

Digital Cleanup Day

Digital Cleanup Day

Onguard sustainability in numbers

Over the past year, we've made significant strides in advancing our sustainability agenda, yielding tangible results that underscore our commitment to responsible business practices. Through rigorous efforts across our operations, we've achieved notable milestones in key areas of environmental conservation, social responsibility, and governance integrity.

Empty cans collected
6.241
Office temperature
-1 degree
Warm sweaters for employees
150
Specialized brains
10 years collaboration
Cleaned around the office
12 bags of trash
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Did you know?

At Onguard we have our own sustainability coordinator who is part of the Visma Sustainability team in the Benelux reporting to the Visma Group.

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