Our Purpose and our Mission
We focus on investing and preserving capital in a sustainable and compliant manner. Our ESG underpins Flacks Group activities across all jurisdictions where we or one of our affiliates
operate. It sets out our global approach to sustainable purpose and forms the basis of our decisions by focusing on business ethics and compliance, people and culture and community involvement
Business ethics and compliance framework
At the core of this framework is strong governance and a robust risk and compliance framework. This framework is supported by procedures and systems to ensure that we apply, at all times, high levels of personal and professional integrity. With the support of our risk and compliance function we have put in place the necessary policies and procedures.
We will not enter into, or maintain, relationships with individuals or organisations engaged in, or suspected of having engaged in, illegal or activities which go against its code of ethics.
New projects are accepted in accordance not only with applicable laws, rules and standards on money laundering and terrorist financing, and international sanctions but also in accordance with our risk appetite policy. We do not accept activities involving money laundering, corruption or bribery, child labor, forced labor, the mining and trade of rough diamonds unless Kimberley certified, destruction of high conservation value areas, ship breaking, products or activities that impinge upon the lands owned or claimed under adjudication by indigenous and/or vulnerable peoples or groups without full documented free prior and informed consent (FPIC) of such peoples or groups.
People and culture
Fostering openness, sustainability, and respect are our key objectives. We value everyone and strive to work as one team. We invest significantly in our people and their working environment by creating and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment and ensuring their ongoing professional and personal development.
Flacks Group strives to create workplaces in which there is mutual trust and respect and where every person feels responsible for the performance and reputation of our Group. We respect one another and each other’s individual rights and customs. We work towards achieving a diverse workforce, recruiting, employing and promoting people only on the basis of objective criteria and the qualifications and abilities needed for the job to be performed.
We promote integrity and professionalism throughout the Group and pride ourselves in leading by example which we do by setting the right tone right from the top of our organisation. We consider ourselves to be personable and approachable and hold these attributes up as being key when putting our core values into actions.
Corporate Social Responsibility
We encourage our people to give something back to their local communities, whether it is time, effort or a financial contribution. Our key focus areas are the community, health, education and the environment. It’s important that we play our part to build a better world for current and future generations. Our support is delivered through initiatives that:
- Support local communities and those in need;
- Support local initiatives for the development and education of young people in the areas we live;
- Support our environment and reduce our carbon foot print
We welcome initiatives from all sources but especially those from our own people.