Decent work and economic growth

SDG 8 – Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

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Decent work and economic growth.

Swiss Post has an impact on the targets 8.2, 8.4 to 8.8 and 8.10 as it:

  • ensures higher economic productivity via modernization and innovation and with over 16,000 jobs in Switzerland’s peripheral regions,
  • provides around 56,000 staff with equal pay for work of equal value and coordinates working conditions with social partners,
  • commits itself to freedom from discrimination, equal pay and health and safety through its Code of Conduct and its current nine collective employment contracts,
  • particularly encourages young people and people with disabilities with around 1,900 apprenticeships and inclusion measures,
  • runs a broad prevention programme with the aim of promoting a sustainable professional future for its staff and substantially co-finances individual advanced training,
  • increases resource efficiency with ambitious energy efficiency and climate goals, and endeavours to decouple economic growth and environmental destruction,
  • categorically opposes forced labour, modern slavery and child labour and demands the same from its suppliers.