AAR Insurance, a renowned provider of comprehensive insurance solutions, proudly declares its participation in the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), showcasing an unwavering dedication to ethical business conduct. The UNGC serves as a voluntary platform for businesses to foster ethical conduct and transparency in their operations.
By joining this esteemed global network, AAR Insurance joins numerous organizations dedicated to creating a sustainable future through responsible business practices. The decision aligns perfectly with AAR Insurance’s core values and business model, which prioritize SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-being), SDG 5 (Gender Equality), and SDG 13 (Climate Action), three critical Sustainable Development Goals.
Dr. Patrick Gatonga, CEO of AAR Group, emphasized the company’s unwavering integrity and adherence to the highest ethical standards. He expressed immense pride in the harmonization of AAR Insurance’s values with those of the UNGC and SDGs. Dr. Gatonga underscored the company’s dedication to upholding sustainable corporate practices while ensuring the welfare and prosperity of households throughout Africa.
Membership in the UN Global Compact signifies AAR Insurance’s public commitment to embracing the organization’s Ten Principles, actively contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and providing regular updates on progress and achievements.
The selected SDGs directly reflect AAR Insurance’s focus on enhancing access to quality healthcare, championing gender equality and empowerment, and combating climate change through responsible business operations.Moreover, the company firmly pledges its utmost priority towards safeguarding human rights, labor rights, environmental conservation, and implementing robust anti-corruption measures across its entire spectrum of operations.
Ms. Judy Njino, Executive Director of Global Compact Network Kenya, praised AAR Insurance for its bold step in supporting the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact and the SDGs. She encouraged the company to extend its impact beyond its own operations, inspiring others to embark on this transformative journey. Ms. Njino firmly believed that through collaborative efforts and courageous actions, extreme poverty could be eradicated, the adverse impacts of climate change addressed, and a brighter future secured.