It was an unusual term that coined this conference of participants of the UN Global Compact Germany: “Confidence in the Future.” How can companies help employees to look to the future with confidence in the face of a confusing world?
The Idea of BigShoe “Doing good and Football”: When would this fit together better than in the year of a World Cup? BigShoe founder Dr. Igor Wetzel had just returned from South Africa from a trip to children undergoing surgery, as the initiators of the aid organization and their supporters – including, of course, WOM – met in Wangen in the Allgäu. On the occasion of this year’s World Cup in Russia, eleven children could be helped who now have a chance of a carefree life.
WOM passed the ISO 14001: 2015 certification by TÜV Rheinland in June. The environmental management system for the GmbH, i.e., the locations Ludwigsstadt and Berlin, has been certified since 2009 according to the international standard ISO 14001: 2004. With the amendment of 2015, the requirements have increased again, so that the preparations for the audit were intensive and extensive – and have paid off, as the result proves.
What are our companies really all about, what do we strive for, what criteria do we use? Values are like a beacon in the company, providing orientation and creating cohesion. Potentially new colleagues are given the opportunity to compare their own values with those of the company.