Our purpose is to empower commerce for companies with winning aspirations, who seek to make a difference.
The term ‘work-life’ balance is too simplistic. It implies that work is not life. In reality, it’s more complex (or simpler?) Life should always be balanced. It is about recognizing the whole human being, and the opportunities and challenges we all face in our lives as a whole. Our philosophy is to embrace balance in life and treat work as an integral part of that.
We believe businesses are a key driving force in striving towards a sustainable world. Businesses are as recognized and rewarded for their sustainability commitment as for their products, solutions and financial achievements.
We exist to make ourselves and our customers part of the solution for better commerce, and a better world. Our carrier- and delivery management services play a key role to help consumers make smarter choices and to make sure less transports are needed. AI and real-time visibility help our customers to impactful and actionable insights on where they can change for the better.
We are proud members of United Nations Global Compact and committed to align with its ten principles. We enact the same values and principles wherever and whenever we are.
Centiro’s sustainability engagement is rated by EcoVadis since 2016. We have achieved the Platinum Rating in the annual assessment of environmental, social, and ethical performance. This places us among the top one percentile of companies in the world.
Centiro is certified to ISO 14001 for environmental management, and ISO 50001 for energy management.
Creating and maintaining safe, healthy and functional workspaces is part of our sustainability commitment. Centiro Global Hub is certified to the highest published standard by Swedish Green Building Council - Svensk Miljöbyggnad Guld. Our objective is to reduce the overall impact of the buildings on human health and natural environment by for example:
• Efficiently using, and reusing, energy, water, and other resources
• Protecting occupant health and improving employee productivity
• Reducing waste, pollution, and environmental degradation
• Using solar panels for a self-sufficient energy supply
Environmentally sustainable computing is a given. Our cloud operation is designed to function with minimal impact on the environment. With our green computing initiative, we reduce the use of hazardous materials, maximize energy efficiency and promote the recyclability or biodegradability of retired equipment. The energy used to drive our servers is 100% renewable.
We aspire to be an inspirational example of how a business can be a positive influence in society. The initiatives we participate in range in impact from the near local community to global scale.
We contribute and participate with economic resources in several initiatives to help those in need. Together, we build and contribute to the society we want to live in. No one can do everything, but everyone can do something.
Barncancerfonden (The Swedish Childhood Cancer Fund) has a mission to achieve a higher survival rate and a reduction in the incidence of cancer among children. As the single largest financier of child cancer research in Sweden, they play a central role in fighting this disease and have been funded almost exclusively by support from private donors and businesses. By supporting Barncancerfonden, we are taking an active role in helping to fight childhood cancer and making a positive impact on the lives of children and their families.
Cancerfonden (The Swedish Cancer Society) works towards the mission to defeat cancer through research. Cancer affects one in three people during their lifetime. Cancerfonden finance research, spread knowledge about cancer, and influence decision-makers on important issues, so that fewer people are affected and more people survive. As an independent non-profit organization, Cancerfonden rely on support and donations to finance their research and work towards a future free of cancer. By supporting them, we are taking an active role in the fight against this disease and making a positive impact in our community.
Destination Gymnasiet (Destination Highschool) is a non-profit organization that empowers Swedish students with low grades to achieve their high school dreams by providing them with dedicated study coaches who help them to improve their grades and reach their full potential. This initiative is supported by Centiro and is aimed at improving education opportunities and equal access to education for all students. Through this program, students who face challenges in their educational path receive the support and guidance they need to overcome their obstacles and achieve success.
Gyan-Key Library Initiative; Read + Write + Speak aims to preserve regional languages in India by installing libraries in rural secondary schools. Gyan-Key is the world’s largest rural reading initiative and is one of the most effective ways to keep regional languages alive. The libraries are student-run and supported by Non-Resident Villagers (NRV) movement. So far, the initiative has successfully installed 5,170 libraries across 8 states and has benefited over 1 million students.
Hej Främling! (Hi Stranger!) is a Swedish NGO committed to promoting physical and mental health through its range of activities, open to all and provided free of charge. It was founded in 2013 with the aim of integration, and ever since thousands of refugees and local citizens have taken part in the organization's culture-, sport- and nature-related activities led by volunteers. The initiative has grown tremendously over the years and has helped a lot of community members to improve their physical and mental health.
IM is an idea-driven, independent membership organization that works globally in collaboration with local actors, for an equal and humane world. They fight for a world where people can get out of poverty and exclusion on their own. They start from human rights, a sustainable world and distance themselves from all forms of discrimination. The work also aims to fulfill several of the UN Global Goals. Centiro supports IM’s work for people’s right to education, good health and ability to sustain a life in dignity.
Läkare Utan Gränser (Médecins Sans Frontières) is a global humanitarian organization with a mission to save lives and alleviate suffering in the most dire of circumstances. They provide medical assistance to individuals and communities affected by crises, war or natural disasters, regardless of political affiliations, religion or ethnicity. The organization's dedication to reaching those in need and providing vital medical care is truly commendable and humanitarian work at its best. With their tireless efforts, they are helping to create a more equitable and just world for all.
Musikhjälpen (Music Aid) is more than just a radio and TV show - it's a movement to bring attention and resources to humanitarian crises around the world. Each year, the Swedish program focuses on a new theme and invites the audience to join the cause. Three brave presenters take on the ultimate challenge, spending 144 hours in the signature "glass cage" without solid food, all while live broadcasting. But it's not all about the presenters - listeners and viewers can get involved by requesting songs and organizing donation initiatives to support the fundraiser.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, work tirelessly to save lives and protect the rights of refugees, ensuring that everyone has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge. Since 1950, they have been on the front lines of multiple crises on multiple continents, providing vital assistance to those who have fled violence, persecution, war or disaster. By supporting UNHCR, we are helping to save lives and build better futures for the millions of people who have been forced from their homes.
Ung Företagsamhet (Junior Achievement) is a non-profit organization that aims to inspire and educate young people about entrepreneurship, by working in close collaboration with schools and businesses. They offer a range of educational programs for students from primary to high school, covering topics such as business management, financial literacy, and innovation, with the goal of fostering a new generation of entrepreneurs and leaders in Sweden.
WWF, World Wide Fund for Nature, is a leading global organization in the effort to conserve endangered species and their habitats. Through their preventive and protective work, they aim to stop deforestation, restore destroyed forests, and halt the loss of life. By supporting WWF, we are helping to save endangered wildlife, protect fragile ecosystems, combat the climate crisis, and find sustainable solutions for both people and nature to thrive.
The Zelmerlöw & Björkman Foundation is a powerful force for change, founded in 2013 by the renowned artist Måns Zelmerlöw and tennis champion Jonas Björkman. Their mission is to empower marginalized youth in Kenya through education and entrepreneurship, giving them the tools they need to shape their own future. Centiro contributes by supporting a class at Kenswed Secondary School along with our annual Centiro Cup tennis tournament. Together we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people in Kenya.
While the aim of our sustainability efforts is to actively contribute toward a sustainable future and to avoid negative impact, we also hope to generate a positive effect on people and the environment wherever possible. We actively seek new and innovative ways to achieve that. From global to local, we collaborate with partners and committed humans to build the society we want to live in. Together, we can make our world a better place. Together, we are stronger.