At Mellon, we believe in the Iron Law of Responsibility: “In the long run, those who do not use power in a manner that society considers responsible will tend to lose it.” To us, it is of paramount importance to create long-term value for our stakeholders, as well as the wider society. We aim to deliver top performance by investing in our people, building strong, honest relationships with our stakeholders and leaving a positive footprint in our societal and environmental world.
The group’s CSR strategy focuses on four main areas: The Environment, Local Communities, Οur Employees, Culture & Sports.
ISO 26000 is a voluntary international standard that provides guidance on how to operate in a socially responsible way. This means acting in an ethical and transparent way that contributes to the health and welfare of society. It addresses seven core subjects of social responsibility: organizational governance, human rights, labor practices, the environment, fair operating practices, consumer issues and community involvement and development.
The United Nations Global Compact is a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to align operations with ten universally accepted principles, regarding Human Rights, Labor Policies, Environmental Issues and anti-Corruption practices.