Especially for providers of quality management software, the topic of quality is the central focus, not only in terms of the software requirements, but also in the strategic direction of the company. Therefore, QDA SOLUTIONS GmbH has been audited for years by the certification company DNV GL and certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001.
It is important to us to subject the quality of our products, processes, projects and services to a continuous improvement process in order to further optimize workflows and project work. This effort results inbetter customer service and satisfaction, and improved teamwork and corporate culture.
QDA SOLUTIONS GmbH takes its social responsibility, in the sense of sustainable business practices, very seriously. Values such as honesty, fairness, reliability and integrity are essential for the company. In order to increase trust and credibility with its customers, it is very important for the company not only to communicate its commitment to CSR, but also to provide evidence that QDA SOLUTIONS is living up to its social responsibility. This is how QDA SOLUTIONS has been assessed by EcoVadis with regard to CSR. QDA SOLUTIONS was awarded with a silver EcoVadis medal. This result places QDA SOLUTIONS among the top 25 percent of the companies evaluated by EcoVadis. “This shows that we live up to our responsibility towards the environment, labor and human law, ethics and sustainable procurement,” says Thomas Helmers, authorized representative of QDA SOLUTIONS GmbH. Among other things, the report positively mentioned measures to reduce CO2 emissions from business travel, flexible work organization for employees, awareness training to prevent data protection violations or the integration of social or ecological clauses in supplier contracts.
EcoVadis provides companies with holistic corporate responsibility ratings using a global cloud-based SaaS platform and assesses each company on the issues relevant to its size, location and industry.
QDA SOLUTIONS supports the ten principles of the UN Global Compact in the areas of human rights, labor standards, environmental protection and anti-corruption. “Through our commitment to sustainability we can take joint responsibility for a better world,” says Richard Pickford, Managing Director of QDA SOLUTIONS GmbH. “We intend to promote these principles within our sphere of influence”.
QDA SOLUTIONS commits to integrate the Global Compact and its principles into its corporate strategy, corporate culture and day-to-day business and to participate in cooperation projects that promote the general objectives of the United Nations, in particular the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Global Compact was founded in 2000 and is a union between companies and the UN to make globalization more social and ecological. With more than 9,500 companies in over 160 countries, it is the world’s largest sustainability initiative.