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Swiss Post takes its social, environmental and economic responsibilities seriously. We’re acting now – for tomorrow, for future generations, for the sustainable development of our environment and society. We are making a significant contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the UN in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Swiss Post is the proven universal service provider of postal services and payment transactions in Switzerland, while PostBus forms the backbone of urban and rural mobility. The services the Group provides make a significant contribution to the Swiss economy and its sustainable development. Swiss Post endeavours to strike the right balance between commercial success, an environmentally-friendly approach and social responsibility, while taking account of the needs of current and future generations. As regards sustainability, Swiss Post wishes to remain one of the leading postal companies internationally, and to lead by example in Switzerland.
Find out which goals Swiss Post contributes towards with its services.
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Swiss Post contributes to goals 4.4 and 4.7 of SDG 4.
Swiss Post helps young people and adults to obtain the qualifications required for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship. It provides its apprentices with knowledge for sustainable development.
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Swiss Post contributes to goals 5.1 and 5.5 of SDG 5.
Swiss Post supports gender equality and equal opportunities and is setting the course for full and effective participation of women in management roles at all decision-making levels.
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Swiss Post contributes to goals 7.2 and 7.3 of SDG 7.
Swiss Post will continually increase its share of renewable energy and energy efficiency until 2030 and beyond. By the end of 2020, it aims to increase its CO2 efficiency by over 25 percent compared to 2010.
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Swiss Post contributes to goals 8.2, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7 and 8.8 of SDG 8.
Swiss Post enables a high degree of economic productivity through modernization and innovation and endeavours to increase resource efficiency and to decouple economic growth and environmental destruction. It supports productive full employment for all women and men, including young people and people with disabilities, with equal pay for the same work. It protects employment rights and promotes a safe working environment for all employees. It categorically opposes forced labour, modern slavery and child labour and demands the same from its suppliers (see also SDG 12).
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization
and foster innovation
Swiss Post contributes to goals 9.1 and 9.4 of SDG 9.
Swiss Post makes a significant contribution to a high-quality, sustainable and resilient infrastructure – on a regional and cross-border basis – and enables affordable and equal access for all. To achieve this, it is continuously and sustainably modernizing, it focuses on environmentally acceptable technology and it drives innovation forward.
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Swiss Post contributes to goals 11.2, 11.3, 11.a and 11.6 of SDG 11.
PostBus creates access to safe, affordable and sustainable transport systems for all through its public transport. The company is constantly improving safety on the roads, with particular emphasis on people with special needs.
Swiss Post contributes to more inclusive and sustainable urban development and creates positive links between urban, suburban and rural areas. It is aiming to reduce environmental pollution, improve air quality and achieve positive developments in waste management in cities.
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Swiss Post contributes to goals 12.1, 12.2, 12.6, 12.7 and 12.8 of SDG 12.
Swiss Post promotes sustainable consumption patterns and the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources, as well as sustainable public procurement procedures. With its services, Swiss Post helps to increase the frequency of use and recycling rate of resources, thereby ensuring that consumption in Switzerland is more sustainable.
It systematically incorporates sustainability information into its reporting and, as far as possible, provides customers and employees with knowledge about sustainable development and living in harmony with nature.
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Swiss Post contributes to goals 13.1, 13.2 and 13.3 of SDG 13.
Through its efforts and by raising awareness about climate protection, Swiss Post is strengthening resilience and adaptability to climate-related risks and natural catastrophes. It systematically incorporates climate protection measures into its strategies and planning and helps to mitigate climate change.
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
Swiss Post contributes to goals 17.6 and 17.7 of SDG 17.
Swiss Post is expanding the global partnership for sustainable development and supports the exchange of knowledge to achieve the sustainable development goals. It promotes the maintenance of existing partnerships and the development of new effective partnerships.