The company noted that this news its existing commitment to the UN Global Compact and its Ten Principles, which cover human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

Zschimmer & Schwarz said in a statement: “We are committed to making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of the strategy, culture and day-to-day business of the Zschimmer & Schwarz Group. We want to contribute to advancing and achieving the overarching development goals of the United Nations, in particular the Sustainable Development Goals.

“Zschimmer & Schwarz is committed to communicating this clearly to its stakeholders and the general public. Furthermore, we explicitly commit to annually reporting on our company’s efforts to implement the Ten Principles and the progress made or intended.”