Our way
«to better»

Adopted in 2009, our CSR strategy demonstrates Havas’ commitment to operate as a responsible

Aligned with our company’s mission, our CSR approach aims to reduce negative social, ethical and
environmental impacts associated with our business model and maximise our positive contributions to

The Group has established six commitments to progress which guide all aspects of the business
regardless of the nature of the work both here in France and worldwide.

We are committed to:


Promoting a harmonious and healthy working environment that supports collaborators’ growth and development


Reinforcing socially responsible procurement policies in our
supply chain


Promoting transparency and ethics in our business


Taking the lead in the creation and diffusion of responsible
communications throughout our agencies and in collaboration with clients and partners


Reducing the environmental
footprint of our operations


Maintaining our commitment to collaborative efforts in reducing climate change

The Group reaffirms its commitment to respect and
implement the ten principles of the Global Compact.

Havas has been awarded the Ecovadis Gold medal in recognition of our CSR performance

During the 2016 edition of Cannes Lions, Havas and the other 5 major communications agencies decided to join forces and launch the Common Ground initiative. The objective of this project is to contribute to the
achievement of the 17 sustainable development goals set by the United Nations. The communications
industry is considered a pioneer given this type of unique collaborative approach.

Each group is committed to achieving a particular goal: Dentsu –Health, IPG – Access to Drinking Water, Omnicom – Access to Education, Publicis – Food, WPP – Gender Equality, and Havas – Climate Change.