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The Agora Group presents its social impact in interactive "Responsibility Report for 2018"

The Agora Group presents its social impact in interactive "Responsibility Report for 2018"

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Warsaw, August 8th, 2019 – "Responsible every day: diversity, relations and growth" – this is the motto of the Agora Group’s interactive report describing its strategic approach to responsibility. Readers of the publication can learn, among others, how diverse is the Group's team in terms of gender or age, how Agora involves its clients and business partners in social activities and how it cares about the natural environment.

- In the process of preparation yet another “Responsibility Report" of the Agora Group we have engaged our stakeholders, particularly our team, which made it possible to identify CSR areas relevant to the entire organization and its environment - says Nina Graboś, director of Agora corporate communications. - The publication was created in accordance with international GRI Standards and based on our principles of transparency and accountability. It presents the company from a unique, non-financial perspective, allowing readers to get to know its employees and important social projects initiated by Agora’s team.

The new report of the Agora Group presents in a special way the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the pillars of its CSR strategy: diversity, relations and development. The publication covers such areas as: relations at workplace, respect for human rights, ethics and compliance issues, responsibility towards clients and suppliers, social and environmental impact, as well as corporate governance and business model.

"Our Responsibility" section describes strategic approach of the Agora Group to the responsibility, objectives and results of the strategy implementation, the map of stakeholders and a description of the dialogue with them, as well as the management of non-financial risks.

In the ​"Diversity" section, one can find, among others, information on the structure of employment, career development and trainings for employees, as well as safety at the workplace.

Additionally, along with projects related to the promotion of health, culture and physical activity among employees, this chapter also describes activities aimed at maintaining work-life balance and preventing discrimination and mobbing in the workplace.

The "Relations" section presents an outline of the ethics system introduced in Agora in 2018, as well as information on the "Agora's Code of Ethics" and the protection of whistleblowers.

This chapter describes also the value chain and principles of cooperation with customers, suppliers and contractors.

Good practices in the field of social involvement and social activities (including those in the area of ​​education, culture or philanthropy) were collected in the "Growth" section, along with environmental goals and indicators.

The website is available in Polish and English language versions. Its interactive formula has been enriched with infographics, descriptions of 65 good practices and over 50 tables and summaries with information and data. Over 120 big numbers highlight key results and results, as well as performance indicators.

The Report also contains links to 87 GRI Standards disclosures shown in an interactive table in order to present the impact of Agora Group on the environment in an even more accessible and transparent way.

On the website, all internet users can complete special survey by submitting their opinions on this year's edition of the report, as well as expectations regarding the next publication.

The Agora Group “Responsibility report" was prepared by Agora's corporate communication department, in cooperation with all teams of companies and brands of the Group.

Agora S.A. was established in 1989; since 1999 the Company has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Its biggest undertakings are: Helios S.A. — Poland’s largest cinema network operator, ranked in terms of number of facilities, and the owner of the NEXT FILM distribution and production company, Gazeta Wyborcza — Poland’s most popular opinion–forming newspaper and a leader in the process of digital transformation of Polish press, and AMS — Poland’s leading outdoor advertising company. Agora Group owns three brands of local music radio stations: Radio Złote Przeboje, Radio Pogoda, Rock Radio, and the Tuba.FM web radio, in addition to being a majority shareholder in the Radio TOK FM cross–regional radio station. Agora’s web portals are leaders in terms of popularity in their respective categories. Among the Company’s several dozen web–based brands are, i.a.,, and, available online and via mobile applications. The Company is also the publisher of magazines and engages in publishing and distribution of books, music and film publications. Since 2018, through subsidiaries, the Agora Group has also been operating on the food market.



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2019-08-08 14:47