Corporate Social Responsibility at IDEMIA

Making a positive impact on a global scale

Our purpose

Our commitment to making a positive global impact is embedded in our purpose: to unlock the world and make it safer. We are committed to fostering innovation that drives responsibility, inclusivity, and sustainability not only at IDEMIA but throughout our supply chain. To help us achieve these important goals, our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, IMPACT, aims to re-define sustainable business through 17 priorities under 5 key pillars.

Our IMPACT strategy

CSR Pillars IDEMIAIDEMIA recognizes that a commitment to CSR must be enduring. Our long-term approach allows for continuous improvement with a readiness to adapt according to changes in legislation, trends, customer expectations, global crises, as well as social movements that we have a moral obligation to respond to and support. The success of our CSR efforts relies on the contributions of everyone at IDEMIA. With our IMPACT program, we are driving positive change across our business and every community in which we operate.

Since 2006, IDEMIA has supported the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. Our IMPACT program is closely aligned with 12 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

No poverty
Good health and well being
Quality education
Gender equality
Clean water and sanitation
Decent world economic growth
Reduced inequalities
Responsible consumption production
Climate action
Life below water
Life on land
Peace justice strong institutions

Our certifications

ecovadisEcoVadis Platinum certification
IDEMIA’s CSR performance is annually assessed for progress and effectiveness.

IDEMIA was awarded Platinum certification in 2023 for the third consecutive year by EcoVadis, placing IDEMIA in the top 1% of participating companies in all industries.

ISO certifications
IDEMIA’s sites are recognized by the International Organization of Standardization (ISO) in different key areas highlighting its compliance to Quality, Environmental, Information Security as well as Health and Safety standards:

  • 66 IDEMIA sites are certified ISO9001 (Quality)
  • 20 IDEMIA sites are certified ISO14001 (Environment)
  • 15 IDEMIA sites are certified ISO27001 (Information Security)
  • 12 IDEMIA sites are certified ISO45001 (Health and Safety)

Our goal is to ensure that the technologies we make leave a positive impact on our world by promoting opportunity and ethics, protecting fundamental human rights, and building a sustainable future.

Pierre Barrial, President & CEO

Actions we are taking

  • Supporting communities
  • Protecting the environment
  • Uplifting people
  • Carefully choosing our customers, partners and suppliers
  • Promoting ethics in line with our values

Our global IMPACT

  • 25%

    Carbon emission reduction by 2025.

  • 1.2B

    Identity credentials managed in the framework of Aadhaar (India).

  • 50

    Employee–led community projects in 2022, positively impacting the lives of 5,000 beneficiaries.

IMPACT in Summary

At IDEMIA, we strive to be the best on every metric of our mission to unlock the world and make it safer. As a responsible corporate citizen, we are committed to taking action to address our impacts while protecting the environment, supporting local populations, and bringing about positive changes to society. In more concrete terms, this means that we aim to reduce our carbon footprint by 25% by 2025, champion one group-wide community initiative per year, and monitor the sustainability performance of at least 80% of our key suppliers, among others.

For any enquiries about Corporate Social Responsibility at IDEMIA, please contact us


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