Corporate sustainability

Our strategy

As a leading global workforce solution provider, our sustainability strategy embodies our mission of connecting people to work opportunities that enrich their lives, making a difference in the communities in which we live and work, and strengthening our relationship with our stakeholders … where together we thrive.

Template Image

Our Corporate Sustainability Strategy aims to guide all our subsidiaries and collaborators in the planning, management, and implementation of responsible and sustainable practices for creating meaningful, measured, and impactful shared value to all our stakeholders. This strategy is embedded across our business operations and has been developed with consideration given to the perceptions of our stakeholders, as well as its impact on our business operations.

ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)

Our mission

Connect people to meaningful employment opportunities and make a difference in the communities in which we live and work

Our fundamentals Global policies, standards and scope | Stakeholder engagement | Communication, evaluation and reporting


The materiality matrix was revised with our stakeholders to define the six principles in which we guide our Corporate Sustainability strategy and this reporting content. The six pillars are defined as follows:

  1. Employees and people
  2. Ethics
  3. Engagement
  4. Occupational health & safety and environment
  5. Supply chain and customer relations
  6. Communication, evaluation, and reporting

Our materiality assessment analyzed an exhaustive list of sustainability issues that cover all aspects of our business, considering ESG issues related to external standards such as the GRI, EcoVadis Assessment, CDP, Sustainable Development Goals, UN Guiding Principles of Human Rights, UN Global Compact, and the World Employment Confederation. In this process, we identify stakeholders’ expectations and prioritize the most relevant topics on which we established our Corporate Sustainability Strategy.

Template Image

Template Image

Our commitment to the UN Global Compact

In early 2019, Kelly signed the United Nations Global Compact, which continues to inform its commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Our progress is reported to our stakeholders following international sustainability frameworks through the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project), UN SDGs, and several investor- and customer-facing external disclosures.

Visit the UN Global Compact Website