The Almeria multinational Vellsam Materias Bioactivas, a company dedicated to the research, design and production of biotechnological solutions present in more than 35 countries around the world, has joined thousands of other companies from the five continents by joining the Global Compact of the United Nations, committing to take corporate actions in favor of contributing to the creation of a better world.
With this adherence to the United Nations Global Compact, Vellsam is committed to aligning its operations with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of Human Rights, labor standards, the environment and the fight against corruption, and to adopt measures in support of the objectives of the United Nations, currently embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
The CEO of Vellsam Bioactive Materials, María Zamora, highlighted that “for Vellsam, sustainability is key, and in that sense we have adhered to the United Nations Global Compact, with the aim of continuing to improve our business and corporate actions ", Adding that" with everyone's work, we can contribute to change things. "
Created in 2000, the United Nations Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, currently more than 13,500 entities in more than 165 countries are adhered to, as well as 68 local networks. In Spain, more than 1,590 organizations have joined this Spanish Global Compact Network, which makes it the local network with the largest number of adhered entities and, therefore, the most important in the world. The Spanish Network of the United Nations Global Compact stands out in the number of adherents, the number of progress reports or sustainability reports presented, in performance and in solutions for its partners.
Vellsam Materias Bioactivas is a company with a spirit especially aware of the environment, designing from the beginning nutritional solutions of the highest quality, maintaining at all times a responsible ethic with the environment and being increasingly the environmental protection policies that the company implemented to raise awareness among the population, especially in the agri-food and biotechnology sectors.
Within its commitment to caring for and protecting the environment, it has been awarded the environmental management and quality management system certificates. In addition, it has recently received the award for Biotechnological Innovation focused on Sustainable Agriculture, within the Sustainability and Environment Awards.