By joining the United Nations Global Compact, VIG is committed to the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact in the areas of environmental protection, labor standards, human rights and anti-corruption, and is already implementing many measures.

The Group is thus one of more than 13,000 companies worldwide that have joined this initiative to date. VIG is also committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and undertakes to actively promote them within its sphere of influence. As a participant in the UN Global Compact, the Group submits an annual Communication on Progress (COP) outlining the actions taken during the year to implement the Ten Principles and the SDGs. 

VIG is committed to the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact

VIG’s contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations 2030 Agenda is an action plan for sustainable development worldwide. It defines 17 goals (Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs) and 169 targets based on the three dimensions environment, economy and society. The SDGs show that everyone can make a positive contribution and that they are aimed at both countries and companies. VIG Insurance Group has dealt with the SDGs since 2019 and has integrated them into its sustainability reporting since then. The chart below shows the goals and targets to which the VIG companies can make the greatest contribution.

UN Global Compact


SDG3 Icon Good health and well-being

Good health and well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.


3.8 Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.

VIG's contribution


SDG5 Icon Gender Equality

Gender equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.


5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic, and public life.

SDG 11

SDG11 Icon Sustainable cities and communities

Sustainable cities and communities

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.


11.1 By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services, and upgrade slums.

11.3 By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanisation and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries.

VIG's contribution

SDG 13

SDG13 Icon Climate Action

Climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.


13.3 Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning.

VIG's contribution

respACT - austrian business council for sustainable development

respACT is Austria's leading corporate platform for responsible business and supports the implementation of the SDGs. As a member, VIG is committed to the "Vision for Sustainable Business" as the basis for long-term success and uses the platform to exchange knowledge and information.

Code of Business Ethics

The VIG Code of Business Ethics (VIG COBE) is intended to serve as a uniform code of conduct.

To the Code of Business Ethics

Sustainability Strategy

To take responsibility and helping to shape it forms the basis for VIG's sustainability strategy.

To our Sustainability Strategy