Our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) approach
At Indigo we strive to engineer a future of possibilities – in Data Centres, Fibre, Network Services, Wireless and Corporate Responsibility.
Through our collective ESG efforts, Indigo is committed to sustainable initiatives to reduce our impact on climate change and conserve natural resources. Our governance is based on strong relationships that are built on trust, transparency, and ethical practices. We are committed to enhancing the health and wellbeing of our employees, contractors, and local communities.
Environmental: Reducing Environmental Impact
Sustainability and environmental factors are an integral part of our decision-making process, and we strive to search for and introduce new ways to reduce our environmental impact.
- ISO 14001
We are certified to ISO 14001;2015 and through the Environmental Management System, have a systematic way of identifying and controlling the effects the company has on the environmental challenges.
- Registered Waste Carrier
We are registered as a Waste Carrier with Natural Resources Wales under registration number CBDU2098, and the duty of care aims to protect the environment and human health.
- EcoVadis Gold
Indigo are proud to belong to the top 5% of all evaluated companies to achieve gold status in EcoVadis rating.
- EV Charging
We have electric vehicle chargers’ solutions to power vehicles with green energy.
- Energy-Efficient Technology
Energy-efficient technology has been enforced at our Head Office prompting savings in our lighting energy consumption.
- Deploying green technology
Installing fibre optic technology is proven to be a more sustainable solution. Fibre demands less energy to transmit equal amounts of data in a fibre optic cable in comparison to a copper wire, resulting in great energy saving and a reduction of carbon footprint.
- ‘DC’s For Bees’ Initiative
Our support for the ‘DC’s For Bees’ Initiative to help save Ireland’s declining bee population by creating safe native bee habitats.
Social: Endorsing Social Responsibility
As a trusted partner to some of the biggest companies in the world, we invest in people as much as our services and industry. We recognise that our people are the driving force behind our business and are proud of the work culture we have built.
- ISO 45001
We implement, maintain, and continually improve an effective safety culture to promote a safe and healthy working environment and achieve better occupational health and safety performance.
- Diversity/ Inclusion
All 36+ nationalities are one Indigo, one team – working with people of different backgrounds, cultures, and thinking styles, helping our people grow into better professionals and leaders. We always treat people with respect and recognise that diversity and inclusion make us stronger.
- Human Rights
We are committed to ensuring that everyone who works for the Company – in any capacity – benefits from a working environment in which their fundamental rights and freedoms are respected. We do not tolerate oppressed, forced, bonded or compulsory labour, human trafficking, and other kinds of slavery within our own operations or within our supply chain and we take appropriate steps to ensure that this principle is safeguarded and complied with. Download our Modern Anti Slavery Statement here.
- Armed Forces Covenant
We are committed to being an Armed Forces Friendly company and we are very proud that we not only employ a number of ex-service personnel right across our business, but we will also offer real support to employees who have chosen to volunteer to serve in the Reserve Forces. This is a Covenant that we take very seriously and will work hard to deliver upon.
- Investors in People Gold Accreditation
Indigo has implemented a number of measures to assess how we invest in our people; how we engage, communicate and develop our staff.
- Health and Wellness
We believe success is built on the strength of team relationships and it’s important to have fun together too. From Christmas parties and summer barbecues to sports socials and regular catch-ups, we make time to get together and enjoy each other’s company. We also offer workplace flexibility to account for the needs of individual team members.
- Career Development Opportunities
We offer multiple training and development programmes for our team and hands-on experience in the field. We run graduate and apprenticeship schemes to nurture new talent and work closely with academic institutions like the Limerick Institute of Technology, the University of Limerick, and the University of South Wales to create job opportunities and placement programmes for their students and graduates.
Charities We Support
Governance: Governing with Integrity
It is part of our culture that Indigo remain transparent with ESG initiatives and communication by presenting tangible evidence to support this with data. We believe that strong corporate governance requires transparency, trust, honesty, and engagement between all our stakeholders.
- Operating with integrity and transparency
We are committed to presenting data to our stakeholders about how we operate our business. A fundamental part of this is being transparent about how we utilise/ leverage our resources and capabilities to embed ESG into every aspect of our operations.
- Board of Directors
Our experienced board of directors works together closely with our investors, GCP to make sure we govern with integrity. The Board reviews monthly reports and produced an Annual Report.
- ISO 27001
Indigo is certified to ISO 27001;2013 and through the Information Security Management System, are committed to implementing and maintaining systems to protect information and data, assess security risks and threats, and ensure effective business continuity processes.
As well as monthly board reports, and Annual Report, Indigo’s management have open communications with all staff through regular emails and monthly Town Halls where all staff are invited to collaborate.