Quantifiable ESG impact

We're committed to making a difference in the areas we impact the most

Established behaviors to support meaningful and lasting change

Long-term responsibility and sustainability are a part of the way we conduct our business, serve our clients and give back to the communities in which we and live and work.


Philanthropic action based upon discipline, innovation & strategy

We support programs that help solve social and environmental issues and we commit ourselves to taking philanthropic action based upon discipline, innovation and a strategic approach.

Sustainable, meaningful employment

UpTalent is driven by the belief that sustainable, meaningful employment has the power to change the world.

Our Plan

Our Sustainability Plan is built around learnability and employability: about how we help people nurture the desire and ability to develop in-demand skills to be employable for the long-term.

Our Perspective

We believe businesses have a responsibility to a sustainable future for work. We are driven to lead by example and are guided by our Values, Ethics, Code of Business Conduct and the UN SDGs.

Our Goal

We aim to attract and retain the best talent and create a culture of conscious inclusion that fosters innovation, enables high performance and allows everyone to achieve their full potential.

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Adopting the UN's SDG 8 into UpTalent

The UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) provide a blueprint for peace and prosperity. UpTalent has embedded SDG 8 into its business as the framework for measuring our impact on society. 


ESG issues that have quantifiable impacts

We're committed to making a difference in the areas we impact the most. That's why we're clear about the specific UN SDG 8 which promotes inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.


The United Nations SDG 8 Targets

Promoting sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

SDG  8.1

Annual growth rate of real GDP per capita

SDG 8.2

Annual growth rate of real GDP per employed person

SDG 8.3

Proportion of informal employment in total employment, by sector and sex

SDG 8.4.1

Material footprint, material footprint per capita, and material footprint per GDP

SDG 8.4.2

Domestic material consumption, per capita, and domestic material consumption per GDP

SDG 8.5.1

Average hourly earnings of female and male employees, by occupation, age and disabilities

SDG 8.5.2

Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities

SDG 8.6

Proportion of youth (aged 15-24 years) not in education, employment or training

SDG 8.7

Proportion and number of children aged 5‑17 years engaged in child labour, by sex and age

SDG 8.8.1

Fatal and non-fatal occupational injuries per 100,000 workers, by sex and migrant status

SDG 8.82

Level of national compliance with labour rights based on International Labour Organization

SDG 8.9

Tourism direct GDP as a proportion of total GDP and in growth rate

SDG 8.10.1

Number of commercial banks and and ATMs per 100,000 adults

SDG 8.10.2

Proportion of adults (15 years and older) with an account at a bank

SDG 8a

Aid for Trade commitments and disbursements

SDG 8b

Existence of an operationalized national strategy for youth employment, as a distinct strategy