Our Commitment to Social Responsibility & Sustainability

At Avasant, our mission is to empower individuals, businesses, communities, and countries to achieve sustainable economic growth and development and establish a connected, open, accessible, and equal society. We take immense pride in our unwavering dedication to corporate responsibility and sustainability. For us, this commitment is more than just a set of values; it’s the very essence of who we are and what we stand for. In an increasingly interconnected world facing complex global challenges, sustainability is at the core of everything we do. We understand that the decisions we make today have profound implications for tomorrow, shaping the trajectory of our planet and society. That’s why we approach every aspect of our business with a deep sense of responsibility, striving to integrate sustainability into our operations, practices, and partnerships. Whether it’s minimizing our environmental footprint, championing social equity, or fostering economic resilience, we’re driven by a shared vision of building a better world for future generations.

Corporate Social Responsibility at Avasant

As a leading management consulting firm, Avasant’s vast economic, human, physical, and social resources enable us to have a significant impact on people and communities worldwide. Our overall strategy aligns with our corporate vision, ranging from our business operations to our employee engagement and continuous learning programs, which supports our social impact arm. Over 2023, Avasant has achieved several CSR milestones in tandem with the company’s corporate strategy. We will continue to invest in the development and well-being of our workforce, with a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion, training and career opportunities, health and safety, and work-life balance, while supporting local and global initiatives that promote social justice, human rights, philanthropy, and volunteerism. Our work is governed by principles that add value for our clients, our professionals, and society. Our Corporate Social Responsibility policy focuses on three primary areas 1) Avasant’s Commitment to the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2) Avasant’s Women and Youth Centric Focus; and 3) Environment and Social Governance (ESG) and Climate Resilience.

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Avasant’s Commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

We are resolute in our commitment to advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Through strategic alignment with these goals, we leverage our expertise and resources to address pressing global issues, ranging from environmental conservation to social equity, thereby fostering a more sustainable and inclusive future for all. Avasant is proud to be a founding supporter of SDG Funders, a global philanthropic platform founded by Rockefeller Philanthropic Advisors.

Partnership with the United Nations Global Compact

Avasant has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) since 2011, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our steadfast dedication is reflected in our annual reporting to the UN Global Compact, sponsorship, partnership, and participation, affirming our ongoing engagement with global sustainability initiatives. We are committed to advancing sustainability and fostering inclusive growth, both within our organization and across the broader business community. Avasant reports bi-annually to the UN Global Compact on its Corporate Social Responsibility and its Communication on Progress. This is supported by the CEO Letter of Commitment and is realized through Avasant’s annual active collaboration with the UN Global Compact. This involves leveraging the UN’s resources to engage employees on sustainability initiatives and opportunities for education, as well as active participation in the UN Global Compact’s SDG Accelerator Programs. Upon successful completion of these programs, the Global Compact extended invitations to Avasant to address the private sector on the SDGs. Avasant was also a proud sponsor and participant of the United Nations Global Compact: Uniting Business Live. We remain dedicated in our pursuit of a future where sustainable development principles guide every facet of our operations, ensuring enduring prosperity for generations to come.

No Poverty

Quality Education

Gender Equality

Decent Work and Economic Growth

Reduced Inequalities

Partnerships For The Goal

Avasant Foundation

At the helm of our organization, is a well-established not-for-profit arm which spearheads our community involvement initiatives. The Avasant Foundation empowers youth in underdeveloped and emerging economies by creating employment opportunities through skill development training programs while also supporting local efforts to develop science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) education and entrepreneurship. Avasant Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities for unemployed youth around the world by equipping them with the skills to succeed in the digital economy and empowering poor communities in emerging economies. Avasant Foundation employs the best practices and knowledge base of its parent organization to develop innovative training content.  As a result, Avasant and the Avasant Foundation have received several industry recognitions for their footprints in social development.

Learn More Here: Avasant Foundation Website