Plantagon consists of two parts: One profit-driven, commercial organization, Plantagon International AB, and one non-profit organization, Plantagon Non-profit Association.
The non-profit organization owns 10 % of the company and nominates 50 % of its board members. Membership in the non-profit organization is open to anyone supporting the organization’s objectives. The company and the non-profit organization are legally bound to support each other. Both implemented The UN Global Compact and The Earth Charter in their Articles of Association and founding documents to review their compliance at each Annual General Meeting.
The UN 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, labor, environment and anti-corruption. With over 8,700 corporate participants and other stakeholders from over 130 countries, it is the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world: The UN Global Compact
The Earth Charter
The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire people with a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the whole human family, the greater community of life, and future generations. It is a product of a decade-long, worldwide, cross cultural dialogue on common goals and shared values: The Earth Charter