Sustainability management

 

We strive to ensure the long-term progress of business and society, to contribute to the social development and well-being of society. Based on best practices, we consistently integrate the principles of sustainability into our business strategy, business plans and other documents that steer our activities.

Policies

We implement the culture and practice of responsible and sustainably developed business in accordance with the Ignitis Group sustainability policy, which sets out the basic principles of sustainability that apply to all Group companies. The sustainability management plan details the implementation of the principles set out in the policy. Please read all other publicly available policies of the Group.

Sustainability Policy Sustainability management plan Code of Ethics Other Policies 

Standards

Ignitis Group companies implement and maintain modern, globally recognised standards.

Environmental management system

Group companies ESO and Ignitis gamyba support the environmental standard ISO 14001:2015. The globally recognised certificate states that companies comply with the essential requirements for the identification, monitoring, management and improvement of environmental aspects. In 2019, 78 % of the energy produced by the Group companies was produced in certified business divisions.


ESO ISO 14001:2015
Ignitis Gamyba ISO 14001:2015

 

Occupational health and safety management system

The Group strives to fully ensure the safety and health of employees, paying special attention to working conditions and the quality of the working environment. The updated ISO 45001:2018 standard has been implemented in the group companies ESO and Ignitis gamyba, which replaced the old OHSAS 18001:2007 standard. In 2019, 73% of employees were employed in companies of the Group certified in this standard.


ESO ISO 45001:2018
Ignitis Gamyba ISO 45001:2018

Information security management system

In order to ensure compliance of the activities and processes of the Group companies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Ignitis Group Service Centre is certified according to the ISO 27001:2017 standard. This ensures high-quality and secure information management, enables the implementation of security measures in line with global best practices, and the management of information security risks.


Ignitis Grupės Paslaugų Centras ISO27001:2017

Anti-corruption management system

Ignitis Group, the holding company of the Group, seeks to obtain the LST/ISO 37001:2017 Anti-Corruption Management System standard. The standard is planned to be implemented in the second quarter of 2021.

Membership

We carry out sustainable activities together with our partners. By participating in the activities of various organisations, we share our experience and learn from others.

In 2016, Ignitis Group expressed its support for the United Nations Global Compact and committed itself to implementing its activities in accordance with the 10 principles of the pact. As a member of the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance (BICG), Ignitis Group contributes to improving the transparency, competitiveness and governance of companies in the Baltic region. Ignitis Group also participates in the activities of the National Lithuanian Energy Association (NLEA) and the Lithuanian Responsible Business Association (LAVA).

In 2019, the Group joined Wind Europe, which unites members of the wind industry in Europe and the world. Group companies developing renewable resource projects participate in the activities of the Lithuanian Wind Power Association and other organisations operating in this field.

In 2018, Vilnius and Kaunas cogeneration power plants joined the confederation uniting European cogeneration power plants CEWEP. 

Organisations of which the Group companies are members: