Commitment to Society
Isdefe has been a member of the United Nations United Nations Global Compact for 13 years and is committed to the 2030 Agenda, its Sustainable Development Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and to the human rights in its Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics.
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IMPACT OF THE ACTIVITY
Isdefe establishes alliances with different entities and organisations of reference in this field that work to achieve the SDGs, such as:
Isdefe has been a partner of the United Nations Global Compact since 2009, an international initiative that promotes corporate social responsibility under the principles of the UN and favours the achievement of the SDGs.
Isdefe has signed an agreement between the Secretary of State for the 2030 Agenda and the Companies and Public Entities whose objective is to establish a stable channel of collaboration that facilitates the execution of projects and actions aimed at fulfilling the SDGs of the 2030 Agenda.
Isdefe participates as an observer in this collaborative platform coordinated by Forética for leadership in sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility for the public business sector, with the aim of advancing in the area of business sustainability and contributing to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, increasing ambition, accelerating action and strengthening alliances.
COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: AGENDA 2030
RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Isdefe protects human rights violations with a series of tools that act as prevention radars. These tools are:
- The training and awareness of Isdefe’s professionals and the dissemination of these values among its stakeholders..
- The integration of human rights in the supply chain through the inclusion of qualitative, environmental, social and innovative aspects linked to the object of the contract.
- The establishment of a new Ethics Mailbox, confidential, anonymous and open to third parties, as a complaint mechanism.
- The existence of an action protocol against harassment and discrimination aimed at the workforce.
Staff trained in “Raising awareness of the Code of Ethics”
RELATIONS WITH SOCIETY
11 February: Women and Girls in Science Day initiative
Christmas Solidarity Campaign
Solidarity Cap Collection
Isdefe, as a reference entity in defence and security in the areas of strategic or technological interest of the Ministry of Defence and the General State Administration, carries out sponsorship actions with the aim of being at the forefront of knowledge in its sectors of action.
With this goal in mind, Isdefe has sponsored various activities throughout the year organised by different entities in its sectors:
Associations with which Isdefe has collaborated:
During the year 2022, Isdefe completed its CITIUS Scholarship Programme, which was geared towards specific training and internships in companies that joined the programme. The students were tutored by academic and business tutors to achieve the goal of completing their university education and facilitating their entry into the world of work.
Last year, a total of:
AWARDS PRESENTED IN 2022
Isdefe also collaborates with different entities by awarding and recognising work with the goal of supporting specialised training in the company’s areas of activity
In 2022 Isdefe collaborated with the following awards:
Official College of Telecommunications Engineers (COIT).
IT Pioneers Award and Award of excellence for the best thesis in Defence and Security
Isdefe i+D+i “Antonio Torres” Award.
Award for the best paper at the National Defence and Security R&D&I Congress (DESEi+d).
Award for the best undergraduate and master’s degree academic record in the speciality of “Airports and Air Transport”, as part of the Isdefe-UPM Chair.
Best Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, as well as for the final degree and master’s degree projects related to Security and Defence.
Extraordinary Award in Telematics Engineering Degree organised by the Polytechnic School of the University of Alcalá de Henares.
COMMITMENT TO SUPPLIERS
Isdefe subjects all of its contracting processes to the principles of freedom of access to tenders, publicity, transparency, non-discrimination and equal treatment among bidders, implementing the principle of integrity in all of its procedures.
The general principles of public procurement are included in the specifications for each of the procedures that are published on Isdefe’s contractor profile, which is hosted exclusively on the Public Sector Procurement Platform.
Extending and complying with its environmental policy to suppliers by including an environmental clause in all of its specifications.
Obligation to comply with current legislation on employment, social security, social integration of people with disabilities and occupational risk prevention, as well as respect for applicable collective agreements.
Cause for termination in all specifications, associated with non-compliance with obligations in environmental, social or labour matters.
Tie-breaker clause that benefits companies with the highest percentage of permanent workers with disabilities on their staff, with the lowest percentage of temporary contracts on the staff or with the highest percentage of female employees on the staff.
All Isdefe’s contracting is subject to the controls that the Administration may wish to exercise over it, through its supervisory bodies. Isdefe complies with all the principles of transparency and the obligation to submit contracts to the Court of Audit.
Isdefe has also implemented a system of supervision and internal control of the work performed by its suppliers by assessing the quality of the services, supplies and works executed during the year.
Supplier Satisfaction Index: