Social Corporate Responsibility

Mission

Vocento’s mission, centred on freedom of expression and support for fundamental human rights and public liberties, is to contribute to improving society by obtaining and publishing accurate information and free, plural and independent opinions, and other activities directly or indirectly related to these.

Vision

To be a leading media company in Spain, a profitable company committed to:

READERS

Investing in the technological development needed to deliver our readers with accurate and objective information as well as products and services for leisure and entertainment, in all current and future media vehicles.

EMPLOYEES

Creating the conditions needed for their personal and professional development in order to encourage their commitment to Vocento’s Mission.

ADVERTISERS

Providing high quality media vehicles and enabling advertisers to partner with our media to benefit from their positive brand attributes.

SHAREHOLDERS

Maintaining shareholder support with ethical behaviour, guaranteeing the sustainability of the company and creating value for their investments.

Vocento recognises that its impact extends beyond its own business operations and has assumed principles for responsible action in the following areas:

LOCAL COMUNITIES

We contribute to and participate actively in community development by carrying out social actions and by leveraging our regional presence.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

We comply fully and responsibly with all the legal and fiscal commitments that society requires of us.

ENVIROMENT

We have adopted a ‘good neighbour’ commitment to society and to the planet.

Values

Independence

Commitment

Protection of freedom of expression and plurality

Management excellence

CSR Policy

At Vocento we believe in creating sustainable value and in respecting the legitimate interests of our shareholders and investors, readers, advertisers, employers and suppliers. In February 2017, we approved our latest policy for Corporate Social Responsibility.

Code of Ethics

In November 2014, we approved our Code of Ethics. The Code establishes the principles and norms needed to ensure our commitment to transparency, good governance, responsibility, independence and reputation, in accordance with socially accepted ethical standards.

Journalistic and Editorial Commitments :

Vocento is committed to its readers and to the society that it serves, as reflected in its content, its editorial positioning and in the journalistic principles laid down in the Vocento Style Guide, which must be complied with across the company.

Download a summary of the Journalistic and Editorial Principles of Vocento:

Vocento’s commitment to responsible advertising

At Vocento, we believe in responsible advertising, reflecting our commitment to
a society that we have been serving for more than 100 years, and in accordance
with our values, our Code of Ethics and our Corporate Social Responsibility
Policy.

Sustainability Reports

At Vocento, we understand that the best way of ensuring the success of our approach is to be transparent. Each year we publish a sustainability report that includes relevant information about our activities and key data, as well as our organisation and governance, our management of responsibility and sustainability, and our relationships with strategic stakeholders.