What motivates us?

We believe private sector companies can be agents for positive change, especially in poor regions, emerging markets and areas affected by violence.

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Our mission and ethics

At FairChange, our mission is to inspire your business to create sustainable social impact, with practical tools and know-how that help you improve the lives of your workers, suppliers and local communities. We believe private sector companies can be agents for positive change, especially in poor regions, emerging markets and areas affected by violence.

If you’re committed to doing business with a social purpose, we gladly accompany you on your journey towards co-creating a just and inclusive society with prosperity for all.

The values that inspire our work

We are committed to behaving responsibly with our clients, colleagues, partners, and the community. Transparency, integrity, respect and excellence are the core values that inspire our conduct.

We do our work in accordance with the highest standards of professional behavior and performance.

Read our Values and Code of Conduct 

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We envision a global economic system that favors prosperous people and a healthy planet

Our vision of a just and sustainable global economic system

At FairChange, we think a more just economic system is possible and necessary. We believe we should work together towards a global economy where business profits can be balanced with respect for workers’ rights and the rights of local communities, fair trade and fair income, in a healthy natural environment.

In the international economic system that we envision, profits can be made in a way that drives sustainable development and wellbeing for everyone, everywhere.

Find out what committing to creating positive social impact can mean for you: 8 Benefits of maximizing your business’ social impact

We uphold international standards for responsible business

As Corporate Social Responsibility professionals we uphold relevant international standards and promote the uptake of those standards by our clients.

Among others, we promote support for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Covenants on social, economic and cultural rights and on civil and political rights, and the United Nations Guiding principles on business and human rights. Curious to know why respecting human rights is key for your business, too? Read our blog post: 7 Ways respecting human rights adds value to your business

We also promote compliance with the ten principles of the UN Global Compact as well as the Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Discover what the SDGs can mean for you: 10 Business opportunities of supporting the Sustainable Development Goals

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.

                                                         Arundhati Roy, Indian writer and activist

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